Our Mission

AAPI UNITED is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that provides mentorship and support to organizations and activists in the Asian American Community. We work with community influencers, business leaders, and grassroots activists, providing strategic resources to ensure their ongoing success. We celebrate and promote the opportunity for AAPI communities to achieve the American Dream. In addition, we provide direct help to victims, sponsor local events, and conduct outreach programs in the communities we serve.

Our team consists of experienced successful individuals from the private and public sector. Many are business owners and have a great deal of experience to share.

We believe in not only just providing funding and financial assistance but also strategic resources to ensure ongoing success.

Full Transparency 

Asian Americans Pacific Islanders United is a 501(c)(3) Organization, with an IRS ruling year of 2021, and donations are fully tax-deductible. Nearly all our work,  grants and endowments are to other 501(c)(3) organizations.

AAPI United is committed to the highest level of transparency. Our organization earned a 2021 Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency, showcasing the progress and results we’re making toward our missions.

Our board of directors plays a critical role in guiding the success of AAPI United. Their leadership, expertise, and vision are essential in driving our strategic initiatives and ensuring the long-term sustainability of the organization. Our board members serve 2 year terms, bringing their diverse backgrounds and collective experience providing  invaluable insight and guidance to our executive team, their contributions to Asian Americans Pacific Islanders is recognized and celebrated.

Board of Directors
James Mai, Business Owner John Park, Business Owner Niki Mai, Consultant
Matthew Mund, Advisory Member Beth Fujishige, Philanthropist Fabio Park, Business Owner
Suzanne Flores, Advisory Member

What we do

Collaboration and Business Support

Our network and coalition includes an advisory board with experts from all sectors of industry and walks of life with common goals, advancing our businesses. We are happy to direct you to vetted members of the AAPI community in our network.

Amplify and Empower

Our voices should be heard and need to be heard. As Asian Americans, our positive contributions to society should be celebrated. AU proactively works to amplify voices of the AAPI community in America. LOUD and PROUD

Community Awareness & Events

We host and organize events that raise AAPI awareness and celebrate our community including small-group roundtables and community gatherings. As a group we sponsor and support local events - in addition our team of experts have been panelists and featured speakers at various AAPI events.

Advocacy - Support and Resources

Our core value is to provide help to those in need. Our advisory team is here to help individuals and groups in need by providing the right resources and support. Our services are free, pro bono - 100% volunteers.


Partnerships & Endorsements

Interesting AAPI Facts

Asian Americans

23M+ U.S. Asian population is the fastest growing race, projected to reach 46M by 2060 (source)

Asian Owned Businesses

2M+ Ownership of Asian owned businesses have historcially increased by 25% over a 5yr period (source)

Asian Hate Crimes

169% A new study shows a 169% surge in anti-Asian hate crimes across 15 cities during Q1 2021 (source)

Asian American Spending

$1.2 TR AAPI consumer market is now $1.2 Trillion, with a 41% higher income than the national avg. (source)