Digest of interesting news relevant to our philanthropic work in Asia.
APPC made four grants to support various organizations in Bangladesh, Pakistan, China and the Philippines. The projects include different ways of organizing and collecting information to capture giving from the diaspora. In addition to using this information for research purposes, I hope the “databases” will eventually lead to more transparency and accountability in the sector.
In this time of exploding interest in philanthropy throughout the world, many new platforms are being developed to help donors maximize their social wealth. One such platform was recently created by wealth management firm, Guardian Trust.