Established in 2004, ZeShan Foundation is a privately funded foundation.  Building on a legacy of strategic giving, ZeShan adopts a holistic approach towards philanthropy recognizing that long-lasting impact requires more than grant-making.  In addition to providing  funding, capacity building support, and adopting flexible approach, we mobilize sector building among actors in the non-profit and philanthropic landscape.  Our foundation aspires to foster collective learning and collaboration locally and globally, and to put into practice our commitment to propel long-lasting positive change.
ZeShan Foundation is a privately funded foundation, originally established under the name of Sterling Foundation by the Chen family in 2004. Building on a legacy of strategic giving, ZeShan adopts a holistic approach towards philanthropy, recognizing that long-lasting impact requires more than grant-making. Through the provision of funding, capacity building support, sector building, and operational flexibilities, our foundation aspires to foster collective learning and collaboration, and to continue to put into practice our commitment to propel long-lasting positive change.
ZeShan is governed by a Grants Committee, which formulates the Foundation’s giving policy and reviews grant applications, and is supported by a dedicated team of professional staff eager to bring ZeShan’s mission to life.

Our Vision

A world in which people flourish and live in harmony with each other and with nature.

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Not only are there problems in the world that bring about conflict and suffering amongst people, yet, with the environment also deteriorates, exacerbated by the deprivation of natural resources and worsening pollution. We cannot survive without a sustainable environment and ecosystem. We hope that through our work, we can do our part in alleviating such burdens in the world so that people can dedicate themselves to reaching their full potentials and all can live in harmony.

Our Mission

We strive to eliminate barriers hampering the well-being of people and the sustainability of our environment.

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Through the implementation of a mix of different types of interventions from capacity building to service delivery, we hope to make change at every level and expand the reach of our impact. We believe that only by targeting systemic drivers can we eliminate the most deep-rooted causes behind problems, and thus defines our greatest goal at the operational level.

Mission

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We strive to eliminate barriers hampering the well-being of people and the sustainability of our environment.

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