About the Taiwanese American Professionals, San Francisco Chapter (TAP-SF)

The Taiwanese American Professionals, San Francisco Chapter (TAP-SF) is a 100% non-profit, volunteer run 501(c)3 organization under the Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL).
TAP enhances the Taiwanese American community by networking individuals interested in professional and career development, while emphasizing the preservation of Taiwanese American identity. TAP provides resources and programs that inspire and empower; develop and support professionals to become community-oriented leaders.

The TAP network spans across major cities in the U.S., including San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, Chicago, Boston, Houston, and Washington D.C. – the San Francisco chapter (TAP-SF) includes over 1,800 young professionals in the Bay Area.

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About the Taiwanese American Federation of Northern California (TAFNC)

TAFNC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1973 with the mission to promote Taiwanese and American cultural exchange. Through a spirit of peace and harmony, TAFNC hopes to establish an informed and involved Taiwanese community that interacts and co-exists with other diverse groups in California.


Purpose of TAFNC

To strengthen the coordinating function for the Taiwanese communities in Northern California; actively provide help to their members,
To help elevate the status of Taiwanese Americans and strive for their entitled benefits in the U.S., and
To promote Taiwanese culture, enhance the inter-culture exchange between Taiwan and the U.S., and contribute to American society.


TAFNC Organizations

TAFNC consists of eight major Northern California Taiwanese American organizations:
East Bay Taiwanese Association (EBTA),
South East Bay Taiwanese Association (SEBTA),
Mid-Peninsula Taiwanese Association (MPTA),
San Francisco Taiwanese Association (SFTA),
Taiwanese Alliance for Interculture (TAI),
North America Taiwanese Women’s Association, N. Cal. Chapter (NATWA, N. Cal)
Senior Taiwanese Association of Northern California (STANC),
Silicon Valley Taiwanese American Association (SVTAA).

TAFNC has close ties to other Taiwanese organizations such as Formosan Association for Public Affairs (FAPA), North America Taiwanese Engineers’ Association (NATEA), Taiwanese Hakka Association of Northern California, North America Taiwanese Professors’ Association – Northern California Chapter, Taiwanese American Center of Northern California, Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce-San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California School Association for Languages of Taiwan (NCSALT), Silicon Valley Taiwanese American Industrial Technology Association (TAITA-SV), Taiwan Forum of North America, North American Taiwanese Medical Association Northern California Chapter, and Taiwanese Collegiate Alumni Association of Northern California (TCAA-NC).

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