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One Year after Japan: Mobilizing Giving

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.

Give2Asia CEO Reports on Japan Trip

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.

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Response

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.

AVPN 2014: Forging Ahead To 2015

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.

A Guide to Social Enterprises in Asia

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.

Is Gamification the Future of Philanthropy?

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?

Lessons Learned on Philanthropic Impact Investing

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.