Celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Support Asian American & Pacific Islander communities through Our Promise
Although the first Asians documented in the Americas arrived in 1587, Asian Pacific Heritage Week was first introduced in 1977 and later became Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in 1990.
State workers have an opportunity to celebrate and support our Asian American and Pacific Islander American communities by making a monthly payroll donation through Our Promise.
We’ve compiled 10 Certified nonprofits that serve Asian/Pacific American communities in alphabetical order. All of them are based in California.
Please know that Our Promise donors are able to make a donation to ANY nonprofit with a 501(c)(3) status.
Tax ID # 94-2176139 | OP Code # 14915
Promoting and advancing legal and civil rights of the Asian Pacific American community, with a focus on the needs of low-income, immigrant and refugee populations.
Tax ID # 95-4257997 | OP Code # 4362
Meeting the diverse needs of the Asian Pacific Islanders and building healthy communities through funding of education, job training, healthcare and senior services.
Tax ID # 94-2977665 | OP Code # 14914
Asian Immigrant Women Advocates, Inc (AIWA)empowers low-income Asian immigrant women and youth leaders to advocate for themselves, their families, and the community through education, leadership and collective action programs.
Tax ID # 95-2848695 | OP Code # 12802
Improving community health through providing prevention education, treating substance abuse, and facilitating economic development to increase job skills and employment opportunities.
Tax ID # 94-2271380 | OP Code # 7336
Our organization promotes and enhances the quality of life and general welfare for seniors by identifying, developing, and providing culturally sensitive health and social services.
Tax ID # 33-0383691| OP Code # 26382
Empowering youth and families of all communities to overcome barriers to success through the provision of culturally and linguistically competent education, employment, and social services.
Tax ID # 95-3532351 | OP Code # 13863
CPAF assists homeless Asian and Pacific Islander (API) survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in finding shelter, safe harbor, and access to critical services.
Tax ID # 94-2925799 | OP Code # 27071
East Bay Asian Youth Center (EBAYC) serves over 3,000 K-12th grade students annually by providing trusted mentors, educational programs, intensive case management, internships and grassroots advocacy.
Tax ID # 68-0464114 | OP Code # 12453
My Sister’s House serves Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
10. San Francisco Community Health Center
(formerly Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center)
Tax ID # 94-3096109 | OP Code # 11120
We transform lives by advancing health, wellness, and equality for people of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and immigration statuses.
Please remember that Our Promise donors are able to make a donation to ANY nonprofit with a 501(c)(3) status. Find thousands of other nonprofit organizations certified through Our Promise. Find more here.