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.
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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 global outpouring of support for Nepal’s earthquake victims has been generous and welcome. However, donors should treat their contributions as they would other investments, and carefully consider the organization receiving their gift.
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.
Report finds family beneficiaries are more likely to be involved in Asia-Pacific offices, not only in investment planning, but notably in their engagement with philanthropy, often taking strategic roles.
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.
Rules to Give By: A Global Philanthropy Legal Environment Index, investigates how 177 governments support philanthropic giving in a comparable and standardized way.
The inaugural Asian Philanthropy & Sustainability Forum featured Jenny Bowen of Half the Sky and trends in Asian philanthropy.