Frequently Asked Questions

What is FYP-DC?

FYP-DC is a young professional group that serves to connect Filipino, Filipino-American professionals and other professionals in the DC area to facilitate networking, social, community service and professional development events. See our Mission Statement for more details.


Do you have to be Filipino/Filipino-American to attend the events or be a member?

Absolutely not! Although we cater to the interests of Filipinos and Filipino-Americans, we welcome anyone who wants to be involved in our professional group through professional development, networking, and community service.


How much is membership and what do I get for it?

Annual membership is $20. As a member of FYP-DC, we will offer special benefits, including member discounted events and FYP-DC member birthday events. Please refer to our Membership page for more details and to sign up!


I was on the FYP-DC listserve on Yahoo! Is that still going to be up?

The FYP-DC-Members Yahoo listserve will be migrated to a google/gmail listserve. All other previous Yahoo accounts will no longer be in use. In order to join the member listserve, which will include (but is not limited to) members only announcements, one should become a member.


What is the age range of this group?

There is no official age range for FYP-DC. However, we do require a minimum age of 21 due to some of our types of events (e.g. happy hours). Although most of our events will cater to the young professional, we encourage participation from anyone who wants to be involved.


One of FYP-DC’s happy hour, December 2013. We do require a minimum age of 21 for some types of events such as this one however, we encourage participation from anyone who wants to be involved in other aspects.


What are the sources of FYP-DC’s funds?

FYP-DC has three sources of funds. The membership dues are the primary source of FYP-DC’s funds. The second source are pay events, such as Speed Dating and Happy Hours. The last source of funds are donations we receive from our events.


What can I do to help contribute to FYP-DC’s development?

Becoming a member, attend meetings and events, providing feedback, and becoming involved in planning events are all ways you can help FYP-DC grow into a thriving organization.