The purposes of the Filipino American National Historical Society are to:
- conduct research and studies;
- gather, promote, and disseminate published works on Filipino American history;
- provide a repository for research and gathered materials;
- create exhibits;
- promote and hold forums and public programs;
- sponsor fundraising events to accomplish these purposes.
FANHS-HTX is here to promote understanding, education, enlightenment, appreciation, and enrichment through the identification, gathering, preservation, and dissemination of the history and culture of Filipino Americans in the United States.
FANHS-HTX represents the 32nd chapter of a national organization.