One Time Gifts

Fund an Intern:    Your gift will pay for a college student to spend 10 weeks in Washington, DC to experience hands on learning in a public official's office, governmental agency, or  non-profit corporation.  This life changing experience empowers our youth to believe in their ability to change the world.  To learn more about OCA Interships, click here    $3,500
Fund a Scholar:  Your gift will fund a scholarship in your name and provide vital resources to a undergraduate college student.  Education is the hallmark of success and for many deserving students, the high cost of higher education is a daily struggle. $1,000
Support a Program:  Your gift will help fund a OCA-Utah program or event:  $500

  • Food Insecurity:  Fight hunger in children, families and senior citizens
  • Develop Community Leaders:  Help bring one of OCA's signature programs to Utah
  • Sponsor a Senior Health Fair:  Provide critical medical checkups to Senior citizens
  • Sponsor a Voter Registration Drive or Voter Education Forum
  • Help fund a scholar or intern
Become an OCA-Utah Partner:  This one time gift of $250 earns recognition on this website, two free tickets to one of our Wendover fundraisers, two tickets to the OCA-Utah Gala and name listing in all chapter events program books.

Funding Plans

Funding plans allow you to make a gift that will have a substantial impact on an affordable monthly or yearly basis.  Choose a plan below:
  • Become a Member Plus:   This $5/month plan entitles you to membership in OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates on a national and chapter basis.  In addition to regular membership benefits, you receive priority seating  and pre-sale purchase of tickets to at all OCA-Utah events, name listing on our website and gala program, recognition in our newsletter, and a membership lapel pin.
  • Feed a Child For many children, food insecurity is reality.  Free breakfast or lunch at school may be the only well balanced meal they receive.  On weekends and school holidays/breaks, these children may go hungry.  You can help OCA-Utah and its community partners feed a child and put an end to childhood hunger.  $15/month
  • Senior Health Fair and Food Basket Program:   $20/month sponsors our Semi-annual Senior Health Fair and Food Basket Program.  The problem of food insecurity does not ignore Senior citizens.  Our Senior Health Fair gathers local health care professionals who provides basic check ups for our honored elders.  For many of our underinsured and uninsured seniors, this safety net may be the only medical attention these seniors receive.  In addition, your donation allows us to make bulk purchases of APA food staples that are often not available in Utah's food banks and pantries.  These food staples in Asian vegetables, meats and rice.
  • Feed a Family:  $25/month  sponsors food boxes to help low/no income APA families ensure that healthy, well balanced meals are available.  In addition to basic groceries and food staples, your donation sustains a program that teaches healthy eating through dietians, chefs and local community partners.
  • Become an OCA-Utah Advocate:   OCA-UTAH Advocates are the sustainers of all that OCA-Utah does.  Your support allows us to bring the B3 professional development program, the Mentoring Asian American Professionals (MAAP) program, the  APA Y-Advocate, the APIA U, and COMPASS programs to Utah student and young professional to develop the next generation of community leaders.  In addition, a portion of your donation sustains the operation of OCA-Utah as well as local scholarships.  $500/year
  • Fund an Annual, Named Scholarship:   This annual $1,000 gift will fund a scholarship in the name of your choice.  This is a wonderful way to honor and memorialize a loved one, cause or educational discipline while providing critical funding to a college student.  All scholarships are merit-based and need-based.  You may impose additional awarding criteria to ensure that your gift is meaningful for you.
  • Fund an Annual, Named Internship:   This annual $3,500  gift will fund an internship in the name of your choice.  This is a wonderful way to honor and memorialize a loved one, cause or professional pursuit while providing an opportunity for an undergraduate college student to experience a 10 week internship at a governmental office or agency, non-profit community organization or our OCA National Center.  Learn more about OCA internships.

Create Your Own Donation

Every Gift, no matter how small, when combined with other gifts, have a big impact on our ability to continue to do the charitable work that we do, bring national leadership programs to Utah, fund scholars and interns, fight for social justice and promote equity.  Every Gift Matters and Every Dollar Counts.
Your Gift, in any amount, Will Help Change a Life
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