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The Asia Philanthropy Awards (APA) is inviting applications of individuals and NPOs working to enhance philanthropy in Asia, for the 2018 APA.

There are 5 Award categories:

  • Philanthropist of the Year – to be given to a successful philanthropist who has shown outstanding results, innovative work, transparent processes and strong passion in all of his/her philanthropic works.
  • Best Fundraiser of the Year – to be given to a fundraiser/development officer who has shown outstanding fundraising results using innovative methods, strong work ethics, cooperation with others, and continuous trials and efforts at fundraising for his/her organization.
  • Best NPO of the Year – in addition to reviewing the NPO’s brand recognition, size, and history, APA will also look for an organization that has been an example to other NPO communities in terms of its performance measurement, accountable and transparent processes, and innovative and differentiated program.
  • Youth Philanthropist of the Year – to be awarded to a youth aged 7 to 23, or a youth club, with outstanding volunteer services and works done to improve society.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – to be given to an individual who contributed and committed his/her life towards the enhancement of philanthropy or has worked in the NPO area all his/her life. The person should have recognizable results through his/her long-time commitment in philanthropy and received a lot of positive feedback.


Winners will be recognised at the Award Ceremony which will be held on 24 April 2019 in Seoul, Korea. Winners will also be displayed on the APA website.


Individual applicants must be 20 years old or above, except for nominees for Youth Philanthropists of the Year who must be between 7 to 23 years of age. All nominees, including NPOs and NGOs, must be in Asia or have porgrams for Asia.

Individuals can only be nominated for up to 2 categories.


Applications are to be done via email by 31 December 2018.

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