Bill Somerville’s career as a maverick grantmaker spans 50 years in the nonprofit sector. At this talk TEDx event, Bill shows us how philanthropic efforts can be nimble, responsive, and imaginative.
Fair and equitable compensation in the nonprofit sector is required if we are to retain and recruit the best talent to tackle social issues. The Chinese American Community Foundation’s survey on executive compensation in the U.S. paints a different story. What about the situation in Asia?
Last fall, the Morningside Foundation, which is supported by Gerald Chan and his brother Ronnie Chan, made a $350 million gift to Harvard University. It was the largest single donation in Harvard’s history at the time. But not anymore.
The 2015 U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and Worth report found that more than half of the wealthy consider giving back to society an important component of a life well lived.
The study, “Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership: A (Missed?) Philanthropic Opportunity,” makes the case that foundations should dedicate additional resources to fund and encourage the development of leaders in the nonprofit sector.
Day one of the Global Philanthropy Forum featured World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. He spoke of ending extreme poverty by 2030, setting goals to do so, and structuring the organization in order to reach those goals.
Asian Philanthropy Forum was pleased to be part of the 2015 Global Philanthropy Forum in Washington, DC to cover the conference and aspects around philanthropy in Asia. We speak with Janes Wales as the event kicked off.
Two recent studies report positive news for non-profit fundraising efforts.
The inaugural Asian Philanthropy & Sustainability Forum featured Jenny Bowen of Half the Sky and trends in Asian philanthropy.
Attendees of the China Philanthropy Summit found that the role of the Chinese government greatly influences the growth and shape of philanthropy in China.