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East-West Center / Center for Cultural & Technical Interchange Btwn East & West (EWC)

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EWC is a foreign exchange based in Honolulu, HI that was founded in 1975. As of 2018 they had $27 million in revenue and $40 million in assets.

The East-West Center contributes to a peaceful, prosperous, and just Asia Pacific community by serving as a vigorous hub for cooperative research, education, and dialogue on critical issues of common concern to the Asia Pacific region and the US.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Center For Cultural And Technical Interchange Between East And West.

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Program areas at EWC

Since 1960, the East-West Center (Center) has a long and proud legacy promoting better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue. The Center serves as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy options. As a national, public diplomacy institution, the Center works in partnership with more than 1,000 organizations throughout the United States (U.S.) and in the region. The collaborative research, education, seminars and outreach, and other programs bring together Americans and counterparts from Asia and the Pacific to work in an atmosphere of academic freedom on issues of mutual importance. The Center's exchange and dialogue programs involve multi-country, region-wide activities involving everyone as full participants. There were 3,416 participants taking part in the Center activities throughout the region. ...

EDUCATION PROGRAM: The Center is at the forefront of educating people of the Asia Pacific region to meet the evolving demands of global change. The Education Program focuses on community building at the campus level as a stepping-stone to community building at the regional level. The participant's experience is one of grassroots relationship building, cultural exchange, shared experiences, and communal preparation for future leadership roles throughout the region. The Program offers educational opportunities for future leaders in the Asia Pacific region and the U.S. in an era of increased social, economic and technological interdependence. Graduate degree scholarships and certificate programs prepare students and professionals to address the challenges and complexities of the world's most dynamic region. Undergraduate degree scholarships build and strengthen the base of future leaders in the South Pacific. The Program also provided professional development programs for educators to strengthen the capacity of individuals and institutions to cultivate ...

RESEARCH PROGRAM: The East-West Center's Research Program supports the Center's mission by engaging the research and policy communities in the Asia Pacific region on issues of shared concern. Researchers contribute expertise to broad and well-established networks of specialists and institutional partners, leading collaborative and interdisciplinary research on the evolving challenges of a dynamic region. They also provide insights and analysis to the Center's professional exchange, education, and public outreach programs, including its work with the media. The Program hosted 24 visiting fellows, scholars, and officials and hosted 27 speakers in the Noon Seminar Series. In addition, the Program organized and hosted 10 conferences and workshops, and published 13 East-West Wires Seminar Series. The Pacific Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (Pacific RISA) team wrote the chapter on 'Hawai'i and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands' in Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment. Released in November 2018, this is the most significant ...

Form 990s for EWC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Oct 18, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Oct 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Dec 29, 2016990View PDF
2014-09Sep 18, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for EWC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$18,391,729
Program services$8,170,414
Investment income and dividends$1,162,787
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$27,724,930

Vendors for EWC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-03-01
███ ████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-07-15
███ ██████ ████████ █ ████ ███Maintenance Services$919,5432018-09-01
██████████ ██████████Education Services$265,5952018-09-01
█████████████ ██████████ ███ █████ ████████Conference Services$247,5502018-09-01
████████ █████ ██████████Lease Services$184,8292018-09-01
██████████ ██ ██████Research Security It and Library Services$691,7702018-09-01
███████ ███Tax accounting2015-09-18

Personnel at EWC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ralph CarvalhoDirector of Administration / Treasurer$132,663Oct. 18, 2019
Jefferson FoxProgram Director$172,330Sept. 30, 2018
█████ ██████Past Treasurer$142,250Sept. 30, 2017
███ ███████ ██████Assistant Treasurer$120,983Aug. 9, 2019
███ ███████ ██ █████████President$355,536Aug. 9, 2019
███ ███████ ██ ███████Secretary$95,022Aug. 9, 2019

Peer international cultural and student exchange programs

1Americas Society Council of the Americas (ASCOA)501(c)(3)$9.6 millionNew York, NY
2Meridian International Center501(c)(3)$36 millionWashington, DC
3American Academy in Berlin501(c)(3)$9.9 millionNew York, NY
4The Asia Society501(c)(3)$37 millionNew York, NY
5Japan Society501(c)(3)$12 millionNew York, NY
6The Fund for American Studies501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
7Cultural Vistas501(c)(3)$20 millionNew York, NY
8United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia501(c)(3)$12 millionNew York, NY
9German Marshall Fund (GMF)501(c)(3)$24 millionWashington, DC
10American Institute in Taiwan (AIT)501(c)(3)$52 millionArlington, VA
11International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)501(c)(3)$84 millionWashington, DC
12Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships Incorporated501(c)(3)$7.6 millionPhiladelphia, PA
13Amideast (AMIDEAST)501(c)(3)$65 millionWashington, DC
14World Justice Project (WJP)501(c)(3)$9.2 millionWashington, DC
15Hudson Institute501(c)(3)$17 millionWashington, DC
16New America501(c)(3)$36 millionWashington, DC
17Atlantic Council of the United States501(c)(3)$29 millionWashington, DC
18International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)501(c)(3)$18 millionCanada,
19Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)501(c)(3)$45 millionWashington, DC
20Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP)501(c)(3)$15 millionWashington, DC
21United State Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC)501(c)(3)$8.3 millionWashington, DC
22International Peace Institute (IPI)501(c)(3)$8.7 millionNew York, NY
23Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development501(c)(3)$105 millionLittle Rock, AR
24American Center for International Labor Solidarity501(c)(5)$32 millionWashington, DC
25International City County Management Association501(c)(3)$29 millionWashington, DC