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Philanthropy in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Mosaic of Giving to Bangladesh and the Philippines

July 19, 2017

Within the context of our Diaspora Program CAF America has partnered with USAID and Chevron for the first focus-country, namely Bangladesh. 

Asia-Pacific; Cultures of Giving

Social Investment Landscape in Asia: Insights from North and South Asia

May 31, 2017

AVPN has identified the need for a comprehensive overview of the Asian philanthropy and social investment landscape to offer social investors a guide to the opportunities for social investment in Asia. The Social Investment Landscape in Asia will be an invaluable resource for funders and resource providers as they assess the opportunities and challenges for philanthropy and social investment in the region. It is designed to be a guide for both new social investors looking to enter the Asian market and existing social investorsexploring cross-border or cross-sector opportunities within the region. The Landscape is another way to further AVPN's mission to increase the flow of financial, human and intellectual capital to the Asian socialsector.The report provides a holistic view of the current and emerging philanthropy and social investment landscape in Asia. It also features in-depth profiles of 14 Asian regions which include:- An overview of key demographic and macroeconomic conditions- Key development issues facing the country- Background and context to the social economy in the region- Overview of the legislative environment- Key social investors, recent developments and investment trends- Opportunities, challenges and recommendations

Asia-Pacific; Impact investment, corporate, blended-finance

The Landscape for Impact Investing in South Asia: Understanding the Current Status, Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka

December 1, 2014

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), in partnership with Dalberg Global Development Advisors, published the full release of The Landscape for Impact Investing in South Asia, a "state of the market" analysis of the impact investing industry in the region. The most comprehensive study of impact investment activity in South Asia to date, the full report includes a chapter for each of the six countries studied -- Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.The report analyzes an active impact investing market across South Asia. Development finance institutions (DFIs) remain a significant player in the market, having deployed over $8 billion in impact capital to date. However, several other types of investors -- including VC/PE funds, foundations, family offices, and commercial banks -- are becoming increasingly active, and such non-DFI impact investors have deployed over $800 million to date in the region.

Impact investment, corporate, blended-finance

Measure of Giving in Asia Pacific: Sri Lanka 2007

January 1, 2007

This is the first survey on individual giving in Sri Lanka. It is expected that the knowledge generated by the project will highlight more local resources and encourage non-profit institutions to consider individuals as potential givers and a more sustainable source of funding.

Asia-Pacific; Individual giving

Rebuilding Lives: The Philanthropic Response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004

December 31, 2005

Summarizes NYRAG members' response to the 2004 tsunami, including aggregate data on initiatives, successes, challenges, lessons learned, and best practices. Includes online resources and a report on the ongoing needs of South Asian immigrants in New York.

Family, HNWI, and independent philanthropy

Investing in Ourselves: Giving and Fund Raising in Bangladesh

January 1, 2002

This is the Bangladesh case study of Investing in Ourselves - Giving and Fund Raising in Asia, which had its origin in the International Conference on Supporting the Nonprofit Sector in Asia, sponsored by the Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium (APPC) in January 1998.

Family, HNWI, and independent philanthropy

Investing in Ourselves: Giving and Fund Raising in Nepal

January 1, 2002

This is the Nepal case study of Investing in Ourselves - Giving and Fund Raising in Asia, which had its origin in the International Conference on Supporting the Nonprofit Sector in Asia, sponsored by the Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium (APPC) in January 1998.

Family, HNWI, and independent philanthropy

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