What is Asia Philanthropy Awards?

Asia Philanthropy Awards(APA) seeks hidden individuals and NPOs, working to enhance philanthropy in Asia.


There are many hidden, unrecognized philanthropic leaders in Asia who are sacrificing their lives for their love of humanity.


The word, ‘Philanthropy’ derives its meaning from ancient Greek word.  The word combines ‘philo’ which means ‘love’ and ‘enthropy’ which means ‘human’.  Therefore, ‘Philanthropy’ means ‘love of humanity’.

Based on this love of humanity, philanthropy means volunteering spirit to solve various social problems in our society.  It can be achieved through more active participation and contribution such as giving, serving, joining, and asking.


APA is an award system in Asia to find hidden heroes who work hard to enhance philanthropy with no discrimination against a religion, philosophy, field, and size of organization. The ultimate goal of APA is to make this world a better place to live by helping individuals or organizations to achieve their philanthropic visions.