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31 Philanthropy Guides Now Available in Chinese

Grantcraft and the China Foundation Center have translated 31 philanthropic educational resources into English. Are these documents relevant to Chinese grantmakers? Will they be effective in growing the philanthropic practices of Chinese foundations?

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.

Global Diaspora Forum: Focus on the Vietnamese Diaspora

Last week, the Second Annual Global Diaspora Forum was held in Washington, DC. The event was hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In her opening remarks, she focused on the Vietnamese diaspora and the work of OneVietnam Network.