Tech is changing philanthropy. There’s no doubt about that. But how exactly? That was the subject at a recent event hosted by KQED Public Radio, APM Marketplace, and the San Francisco Foundation.
Leaders & Organizations
Does foreign aid work? Bill Gates gives a resounding “yes” in his latest annual letter.
Literacy can unlock many doors of opportunity for the poor. Chuna Devi Pengeni, a woman from rural Nepal, shows us just how in this uplifting video from READ Global.
In our technology-obsessed society, it’s easy to forget that some of the most meaningful innovations can have humble beginnings. One organization in particular is working to make us all more aware of the “frugal innovations” that are transforming lives in the developing world.
Patrick Soon-Shiong speaks to the motivation behind his family foundation and their other non-profit endeavors.
Dien Yuen reflects on the philanthropic sector in the last six months and highlights several critical events.
To learn more about how one innovative grantmaker approaches due diligence, we asked Bill Somerville, Founder and President of The Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, what it means to him.
We caught up with Athena Lam, Program Manager at SOW Asia, to find out more about what’s big in impact investing in Asia and what the outlook for the future is.
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?
Casey Wilson, co-founder of Wokai (“I Start”) announced earlier this week that Wokai started the process of winding down and concluding its operations. Started five years ago, the non-profit’s goal was to alleviate poverty in China one loan at a time. They had built a microfinance website that connected contributors with borrowers in China.