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Giving USA 2017: Charitable Contributions Continue to Increase

Giving by individuals, foundations and corporations continue to increase according to a new report released by Giving USA Foundation and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

AVPN Conference 2017 in Thailand

The 2017 AVPN Conference will be in Thailand on June 7-9th. Will you be there?

Corporate Giving Around the World

Companies are expanding their presence around the world and in time, they must also expand their corporate giving programs. “Giving Around the Globe,” a new report by CECP examines how global companies give.

The Disconnect Between Silicon Valley Nonprofits and Philanthropists

“Giving Code: Silicon Valley Nonprofits and Philanthropy” examines the current status of nonprofits and trends of philanthropists in the area. The report documents the growing disconnect between local needs and how local donors are approaching their giving.

AVPN Investment Showcase: RunOurCity & iHealth

The AVPN Investment Showcase at the upcoming AVPN conference features successful organizations that are supported by members. Members can sponsor organizations to be featured in a “pitch” session during the conference. This year, sponsored organizations include RunOurCity and iHealth.

Philanthropy for Better Cities, Hong Kong, Sept 22-23, 2016

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust is convening a philanthropy forum in Hong Kong during September 22-23, 2016. “Philanthropy for Better Cities” attempts “to build a community of like-minded stakeholders to share ideas on how philanthropy can help towards building better cities.”

AVPN: How Has Social Investing Impacted Asia?

The 2016 Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) conference, How Has Social Investing Impacted Asia? will be in Hong Kong. Asian Philanthropy Forum will be covering the event. May 23-25, 2016.

Largest Donors to Harvard No Longer Chinese

Last fall, the Morningside Foundation, which is supported by Gerald Chan and his brother Ronnie Chan, made a $350 million gift to Harvard University. It was the largest single donation in Harvard’s history at the time. But not anymore.