Here are five inferences about Asian philanthropists from the 2014 BNP Baripas Individual Philanthropy Index.
CSR Asia, in partnership with the School of Management of the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand, is launching a new executive-style, professional Master’s degree in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Guest author, Ruth Mantle, advises NGOs on how to raise money effectively so they may achieve their mission. She is co-author of a market research report called Giving in Thailand: Opportunities for 2010. Ruth shares with us her insight into fundraising in Thailand.
Five years ago today, the devastation caused by the tsunami in India, Indonesia, Sir Lanka and Thailand was overwhelming. 230,000 people were killed, thousands injured and 10 million were homeless or displaced. But the response by individuals, companies and foundations was just as overwhelming.
The Asia Foundation, which has been headquartered in San Francisco for 55 years, is running a free online voting contest that will send copies of a favorite children’s book to children in Bangladesh who has never before owned their own book.
The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship is searching for outstanding social entrepreneurs in Asian countries where we do not currently have national competitions. Schwab Foundation is looking for social entrepreneurs who are innovators implementing practical and sustainable solutions on the ground to address problems … Continued
Community foundations are well known in the U.S. for raising charitable funds from the community and distributing the money back to the area’s non-profit organizations. In the U.S., we have approximately 780 community foundations. Globally, there are 1,441 community foundations in 51 countries. In Asia, community foundations exist in India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and the Philippines.
Nish Bakshi writes about three organizations doing similar work in three different countries. If we introduced them to each other and nurtured them to address their issues on a regional or even global level, could we not dramatically improve the number of lives they touch so much more effectively?