Patrick Soon-Shiong speaks to the motivation behind his family foundation and their other non-profit endeavors.
Leith Robotham explains how nonprofits can better reach donors by positioning themselves as “farmers” rather than “takers.”
“Revealing Indian Philanthropy” provides a detailed history of the journey of philanthropy in India. It also highlights the potential of philanthropy in the modern era, paying close attention to the role of business and personal wealth in solving the many socio-economic problems pervasive in the country.
Leith Robotham shares tips on how corporations can most effectively engage their employees through volunteerism programs.
To learn more about how one innovative grantmaker approaches due diligence, we asked Bill Somerville, Founder and President of The Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, what it means to him.
India is on the verge of enacting corporate social responsibility requirements in a law that will directly impact at least 2,500 of its top companies. What will this mean for the field of CSR?
A new report on the state of diversity in philanthropy was released today by the D5 (diversity over 5 years) coalition.
Interest in impact investing is growing. Kordant Philanthropy Advisors explores the trends and opportunities in Asia in this new report. Who are impact investors and what funds do they support? Which organizations are working in this sector?
Bill Somerville is founder and president of Philanthropic Ventures Foundation. We are pleased to have Bill share his thoughts regularly with the Asian Philanthropy Forum community. There are certain key practices in outstanding professional philanthropy (foundations) and Bill provides us with a list of 25 creative philanthropy practices in an effort to shed light on them.
A digest of interesting philanthropy articles and research affecting Asia: family philanthropy evolving in China, Gates Foundation China has a new approach, CSR in Hong Kong and CAF has a report on future giving.