The Asia Foundation Korea

improving lives

The Asia Foundation Korea

expanding opportunities

The Asia Foundation Korea

helping societies flourish

At a Glance

The Asia Foundation is the premier international development organization in Asia. Headquartered in San Francisco,
we work through a network of offices in 18 Asian countries and in Washington, DC
As a loyal friend of Korea for over 65-years, we exist to serve Asia and help fulfill dreams and the aspirations of
Korea and Korea’s role in Asia. [Learn More]

  • 18
    Network of offices
    in 18 Asian countries
  • 400


    Projects in Asia in FY 2020
  • 3,700,000


    Women entrepreneurs reached
    in FY 2020

A message from Kwang Kim,
Country Representative

Korea emerged as a global leader with much to contribute in addressing
the pressing problems confronting the international community.
Our increasing focus in partnerships also requires humility and readiness
to listen. The Asia Foundation, together with our Korean friends and
global partners, invite you to join in our next chapter in Korean and
Asian history. [Learn More]


Asian Voices on the Future of U.S.-Asia Relations

In the past U.S. administration, long-standing assumptions about the global political order were repeatedly questioned, and actions were taken that represented unexpected departures from established U.S. foreign policy positions. During this time, Asians responded with a mix of confusion, concern, relief, and approval. Many feared the United States might withdraw from the region. This did not happen, but many Asians still believed that the U.S. was insufficiently engaged. Asia remains a vast, diverse, and complex region full of conflicting trends and differing interpretations. While there are vocal minorities in Asia opposed to any U.S. presence, Asian nations, by and large, want a United States that is engaged in their region. What should America’s role be? To help address this question, The Asia Foundation assembled a select group of leading political, security, and economic and trade specialists from China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and V..


Our Location

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  • Korea Office
  • 7F, Bunam Building, 447, Samil-daero,
    Jongno-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Email :
  • Tel : +82-2-732-2044~6
  • Fax : +82-2-739-6022
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