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Social Entrepreneurship and Investment Summit in China

The first Social Entrepreneurship and Social Venture Summit was held in Shanghai, China. The event attracted over 260 guests from corporations, NGOs, social enterprises, and academic institutions as well as investors, government officials, and over 20 mainstream media organizations.

Women Give 2012: Older Women Give More

The Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Center for Effective Philanthropy at Indiana University has just released its third research report on women donors. The series, named Women Give, builds on a growing body of research about the role and behaviors of female philanthropists.

Study on Family Philanthropy and the Family Office

A new study by the National Center for Family Philanthropy highlights the growing use of family offices to manage the philanthropic giving of wealthy Americans. As private entities created to manage the investments, estates, and even businesses of a single family, these offices are increasingly including philanthropy in their repertoire as well.

Chinese Philanthropy in Southeast Asia

The approximately 40 million overseas Chinese make up a significant population of countries outside of China. A recent article provides insight into diaspora giving from Chinese living in Southeast Asia.

With Loss of a Forest Comes Loss of a Culture, Part 2

Guest author, Wesley Hedden, serves as an adviser for a local NGO working on natural resource management issues and protecting indigenous cultures. This is the second part of an article about the Phnongs in Cambodia and the work of the Phnong Center.

With Loss of a Forest Comes Loss of a Culture, Part 1

Guest author, Wesley Hedden, serves as an adviser for a local NGO working on natural resource management issues and protecting indigenous cultures. This is the second part of an article about the Phnongs in Cambodia and the work of the Phnong Center.

Tweets from the Pacific NW Global Donors Conference

I was at the Pacific Northwest Global Donors Conference, Pathways for Strategic Giving in Seattle on March 19th and 20th. The conference was the first-of-its-kind in the region and brought together donors and grant-makers in the Seattle-area that were interested in global giving.

Land Mine (ERW) Risk Reduction in Cambodia

Wesley Hedden is at the primary school in Lumtong Chas village in the far north of Cambodia, near the Thai border, in Oddar Meanchey province. Two local project officers from the Belgium NGO, Handicap International, have invited him to attend a training session, or what they prefer to call a brainstorming session, on land mine safety with children in this village.