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.
Leaders & Organizations
The AVPN Investment Showcase at the upcoming AVPN conference features successful organizations that are supported by members. Members can sponsor organizations to be featured in a “pitch” session during the conference. This year, sponsored organizations include RunOurCity and iHealth.
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.
The AVPN Conference 2015 will promote shared learning, best practices and active networking across diverse sectors to build a vibrant and high impact venture philanthropy community in Asia.
6 years ago, there was just one public library in the entire country of Bhutan. Find out what one nonprofit organization to catalyze a culture of reading in Bhutan.
Nonprofit mergers are gaining in popularity. What is the process for merger? What conditions are needed for a successful merger? Learn how two Asian American nonprofits approached the process and lessons learned.
Sharadha de Sharaham shares her insight on Sri Lankan philanthropy based on her years of experience in the local social impact space.
How did a research team come to its conclusions about philanthronationalism, patron-client relationships, and other themes in Sri Lankan philanthropy? We talk to one of the key researchers to find out.
The Philanthropy in Asia Summit in Singapore this year seeks to mobilize the new wave of Asian philanthropic leadership. Will you join us at the event?
Government partnerships are essential for achieving scale but can be a challenge to manage. Here are a few tips from AVPN 2014 on how you can manage these tricky partnerships.