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The quest for collaboration in Asia

Andrew Milner 3 September 2019 For Subscribers

The potential advantages of far-reaching collaboration underpinned AVPN’s conference in Singapore. But it is a virtue more often preached than practised. Underlying all the themes at the recent AVPN conference in Singapore was the idea …

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation appoints Phillip Henderson as Chief Executive Officer

Alliance magazine 2 September 2019

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation announced today the appointment of Phillip Henderson as Chief Executive Officer. Phillip was previously at the Surdna Foundation and oversaw the ambitious global growth of the German Marshall …

Which session at the C-Summit would you most like to read about?

Alliance magazine 27 August 2019

As we approach the C-Summit, we hope to be able to share the topics and themes from the conference with those who are unable to attend — and hear comments from those who are. The …

Interview: Safeena Husain, founder of Educate Girls

Andrew Milner 27 August 2019 For Subscribers

Safeena Husain knows exactly what she’s talking about. Herself the product of a troubled childhood and a curtailed education, she founded Educate Girls to tackle the problem of out-of-school children in India, one of three …

SDG Philanthropy Platform expands to cover progress in China

Alliance magazine 25 August 2019

The SDG Philanthropy Platform has launched a brand-new China country page and will aim to regularly update the page with helpful information, articles, blogs, reports and initiatives from China, and are welcoming insights and stories …

Chinese philanthropist in talks to pilot mass drug administration in Kenya to fight malaria

Alliance magazine 18 August 2019

Chinese philanthropist, Zhu Layi, who is CEO of New South is in talks with Kenyan health officials to do a mass drug administration (MDA) test run among 10,000 people in Mombasa, Kenya. This follows and …

Guiding family foundations for effective philanthropy

Suzanty Sitorus 14 August 2019

Along with their increasing wealth, many families who own business empires in Indonesia set up a foundation to carry out their philanthropic mission. In recent years, the second and third generations of some of the …

Is it time to roll the dice on first-time fund managers?

Jennifer Louie 12 August 2019

Over the last year, it feels that philanthropists have become the new target group tasked with a responsibility of ensuring that impact investments continue to scale at the current market pace. My attention to this …

Creating impact that makes sense to funders

Bradley Wo 1 August 2019

At the AVPN Conference last month, more than 1,200 funders and resource providers from across 40 countries gathered in Singapore to learn best practices to address critical impact areas. With collaboration as a central pillar …