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Landmark study unpacks key trends in Chinese philanthropy

Alliance magazine 27 April 2019

The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, has launched the Philanthropy in China report which highlights key trends, opportunities and challenges that philanthropists – both Chinese and international – can …

The 4 unique drivers leading china’s philanthropy ecosystem

Olivia Wang 30 December 2018

2018 is a memorable year for China as it marks the 40th anniversary of China’s economic reform and the 10th anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Sichuan Province, which was regarded as a major turning …

Uncovering the impact potential of Islamic finance in Asia

Sarah Hussain and Patsian Low 15 November 2018

As the mainstream capital markets and sustainable development movement converge, the silos that represent types of funding are breaking down to meet the demand of mobilising capital for greater impact. In this context, Islamic finance …

Taking leadership in Asia: Engaging with policy sector for impact

Patsian Low 13 September 2018

Recently, there have been vocal challenges that question whether the impact capital movement has affected systemic changes. Critics have pointed out that majority of impact capital are busy with fragmented and independent programmes, leaving systemic …

A child-centric view of the 2018 AVPN Conference

Mary Ellen and Azad Oommen 7 July 2018

As organisations working on education in India, we were excited to be at AVPN to connect with other organisations interested in education, be inspired by ideas from across Asia and learn how other sectors are …