The Asian Women Giving Circle believes culture is an essential part of any strategy for social change. They support organizations led by Asian American women and/or gender-expansive people and individual artists in NYC who are using arts and culture to:
- bring about progressive social transformation,
- raise awareness and catalyze action around critical issues that affect Asian American women, girls, gender-expansive people and families, and
- highlight and promote women’s central role as leaders, creators, developers and managers of these projects.
Who is AWGC?
The ASIAN WOMEN GIVING CIRCLE (AWGC) is the first and largest giving circle in the nation led by Asian American women. We believe culture is an essential part of any strategy for social change. We raise funds to support Asian American women-led projects in NYC that use arts and culture to:
AWGC Grant Details
Each grant is $8,000. They anticipate making 8-10 grants total, depending on how much they raise for our annual pot!
What you need to know: 2023-2024 Grant Cycle
Application period status:
Notification of Grant Awards will be made in June 2023.
All grantees will be required to submit a narrative and financial report at the end of the grant year (June 2024).