Partnerships & Sponsors

We are extremely grateful to all the wonderful organizations we have worked with and to those who have supported us.

Donations of any amount are also welcome and appreciated, as we are a non-profit organization run completely by un-paid volunteers:


Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Student Association (ITASA)

The Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Student Association (ITASA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting college students from across the country to the Taiwanese American community. Our goal is to build a national network of people passionate about Taiwan while educating and empowering the next generation of our nation’s leaders in the process. Every year, our organization works with over a hundred student organizations nationwide and plans events from coast to coast. We are fully staffed by current college students, and we pride ourselves on our approachability and professionalism. More information can be found at

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an independent US Government agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US policymakers.

Michael Mau serves as the Asian American Community Outreach & Liaison Program Manager under the Director of Central Intelligence Agency staff. He has over 20 years of experience with the CIA in the areas of diversity recruitment and security.

More information can be found at

Gus on the Go: Mandarin TW & Taiwanese

More than just a flash card app, Gus on the Go contains the complete combination of interactive vocabulary lessons and engaging lesson reviews.  Fun vocabulary games are unlocked by completing lesson reviews with a trophy room to encourage kids to attain gold trophies.  Kids age 2-6 will learn new basic vocabulary in no time and actually remember it!

The first 10 readers to “Like” their Facebook page and post on their wall “TAP-Chicago <3′s Gus on the Go” will receive a free promo code for the app! If you’re a member of our Facebook Group or Page and are extra tech saavy, you can tag us by typing “@TAP-Chicago” in the post!

Kollaboration Chicago

Kollaboration is an annual movement dedicated to promoting a strong API presence in entertainment and media. With the mission of “Empowerment through Entertainment,” these high energy shows across the nation provide a chance for young API artists to showcase their talents.  Since 2000, Kollaboration has grown to 14 cities across the continent, bringing together hundreds of volunteers, thousands of live audience members and millions of viewers online. Throughout the years, Kollaboration has drawn widespread recognition in each city as the premier source for locally-based Asian American musicians, dancers, and other performance artists. Furthermore, Kollaboration extends their mission to build strong relationships with surrounding communities, schools and colleges, and local businesses.

To learn more, check out and visit For discounted tickets, use the promo code: “tap1” for $5 off regular admission tickets, and “tap1vip” for $10 off VIP admission tickets at


TofuKungFu (TKF) is a T-shirt company that promotes Chinese culture through fashion apparel. TKF also actively works with Asian American student organizations across the country, having served organizations at the University of Illinois, Indiana University, MIT, and Harvard. Our goal is to spark your curiosity to learn more about the Chinese culture while providing you with a fashionable product.

Check us out at and if you see something you like, use the promo code “tap2012” for $5 off your first order!

Audrey Magazine

Audrey Magazine is an award-winning national publication created by Asian American women, for Asian American women. Now in its ninth year of publication, Audrey Magazine has become the go-to publication for the modern Asian American women intent on establishing and reinforcing her roots and getting in touch with the Asian American culture. Whether it’s current social issues, profiles on the must-know Asian Americans of the day, or the latest in cutting-edge fashion and beauty, Audrey Magazine has readers coming back for more with every issue.

Our magazine comes out quarterly but you can keep coming back to for the latest blog updates on happenings, news, opinions and style, videos of all things fun and funky and enter in our weekly TGIFree Friday Giveaways.  We value your feedback so please keep in touch with us by commenting or emailing us at

For a buy 1 get a year free promo, click here:

Mochi Magazine

Mochi Magazine ( is an online quarterly magazine and daily blog for Asian American teen girls. Mochi is the big sister that you never had, providing advice on fashion, beauty, relationships, health and college. Mochi also interviews Asian American notables such as Yin Chang (actress, Gossip Girl), Brenda Song (actress, Social Network), Michelle Wie (golfer), Jay Chou (actor/singer), Harry Shum Jr. (actor, Glee), Lisa See (writer), and many more.

Mochi also runs an online forum where you can discuss the latest issues relevant to Asian American teen girls (

Mochi is always looking for contributing writers, photographers and marketing representatives. If you are interested in joining our staff, please e-mail for more information.