News & Events

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.

Racial Discrimination and Implicit Bias

Discussions about racial profiling and other discriminatory practices usually focus on explicit bias—that is, discriminatory beliefs and practices that a person, society, or government intentionally and consciously supports. However, implicit bias is as powerful, if not a more powerful, factor behind discriminatory policies and practices that lead to unjust outcomes.

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.

What Do Travel Advisors and Social Impact Have in Common?

The Good Travels Advisor program trains travel advisors in responsible travel, giving and volunteering. Research has shown that giving back matters to travelers and travel advisors have a chance to support their meaningful experiences, giving and learning through especially powerful travel experiences, which in turn supports the travel advisor’s business as well as travel destinations.

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.

Fair and Equitable Compensation in Nonprofit Work

Fair and equitable compensation in the nonprofit sector is required if we are to retain and recruit the best talent to tackle social issues. The Chinese American Community Foundation’s survey on executive compensation in the U.S. paints a different story. What about the situation in Asia?