Attendees of the China Philanthropy Summit found that the role of the Chinese government greatly influences the growth and shape of philanthropy in China.
Ideas & Insight
Should philanthropy advisors be held to the same standards as other professional advisors and should they be accredited?
Sharadha de Sharaham shares her insight on Sri Lankan philanthropy based on her years of experience in the local social impact space.
How did a research team come to its conclusions about philanthronationalism, patron-client relationships, and other themes in Sri Lankan philanthropy? We talk to one of the key researchers to find out.
A close examination of Sri Lankan charitable practices reveals the potential of philanthropy to expand and play a developmental role, as well as the hurdles that still stand in the way of greater social engagement.
The end of the 2014 AVPN conference brought with it the announcement of a new Knowledge Center, which has the potential to spread practical tips in the growing Asian philanthropic space.
Government partnerships are essential for achieving scale but can be a challenge to manage. Here are a few tips from AVPN 2014 on how you can manage these tricky partnerships.
Impact measurement — everyone is talking about it these days, but few people get it right. How should we approach impact measurement when different stakeholders want different things? What’s still missing from the way we design impact measurement?
One of the most important lessons from this year’s AVPN conference: the social challenges in Asia should no longer being tackled in isolation, but through systems change.
Reject the notion that you “can’t.” Act with a sense of urgency. Be a driver of systems change. And 5 additional takeaways from this year’s AVPN conference on social investing.