The mission of the Nonprofit Center of Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles is to provide capacity building to strengthen individual leaders and community-based organizations as well as the larger movement towards improving quality of life for low-income and immigrant communities in Los Angeles. The subject areas in which the Nonprofit Center provides capacity building include the following: financial management, budgeting, general leadership, general management, board development, operational management, human resource management, fund development, communications, advocacy, demographic data and research, as well as conflict management, leadership for diversity and inclusion, and developing a multicultural organization.
Since 2013, the Center expands on its existing services to assist youth serving groups as well as engage in work with new agencies. The Center conducts a capacity building needs assessment with each agency and then provides in-person trainings, follow-up coaching, and mentoring. The services that partner groups will receive includes budgeting, risk management advice, human resources, information technologies, proposal development and board development. Partner groups also have access to development, financial and management staff for mentoring.