Andy Ho shares a presentation as part of an Environmental Grantmakers Association webinar on charitable giving to Japan following the disaster there. Strong people-to-people ties at the grassroots level clearly played an important role in mobilizing Americans to give.
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Barnett F. Baron, CEO of Give2Asia, traveled to Japan in June. The following is re-posted from Give2Asia’s blog. For 10 days in mid-June, Barnett Baron and Gillian Yeoh, visited Iwate and Miyagi prefectures in Tohoku, the northeastern area devastated by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11. They report on what they learned and the next steps for philanthropy.
Many organizations are working on Japan’s disaster relief efforts by creating vehicles to collect funds to benefit survivors. Immediate relief efforts are important and necessary and the American Red Cross is doing the bulk of this work. In all disasters, I find that medium and long-term support is critical and usually missing from the conversation.
The end of the 2014 AVPN conference brought with it the announcement of a new Knowledge Center, which has the potential to spread practical tips in the growing Asian philanthropic space.
Social enterprises are a growing phenomenon in Asia. This guide will help you understand what they are, how they function, and how they contribute to social and environmental change in Asia.
The giving traditions practiced by many immigrants and communities of color are helping to democratize philanthropy in the U.S. To that we say, hurrah!
The good news: about 77% of firms in Vietnam reported practicing some form of corporate giving! The not-so-good news: most corporate philanthropy in Vietnam is ad hoc and event-based.
With gamification growing in vogue in business and in the public sector, it’s no surprise that some have applied it to philanthropy as well. But how effective is it at actually stimulating philanthropic activity?
Asian Philanthropy Forum is pleased to provide coverage of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network Conference in Singapore from May 9-10. Andy Ho reflects on water scarcity, an issue troubling much of the world and one of the topics discussed at the conference.
Sono Aibe reflects about sustaining the impact of Asian philanthropy based from her years of experience as a grant-maker and a grant-seeker. Sono’s article is part of Asian Philanthropy Forum’s “Exploring the Impact of Asian philanthropy” series.