On October 9th, Global Impact released its latest research findings at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC)’s annual corporate social responsibility conference. The report, titled, “Giving Beyond Borders: A Study of Global Giving by U.S. Corporations” was researched and written in partnership with Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and analyzes international giving by U.S. corporations.
Navigating the new world of social media should be a top priority for Chinese charities, according to Dawn Wang, senior correspondant for China Current. Wang’s story, China’s Philanthropy in the Age of Weibo, takes look at the different ways emerging forms of social media and online communications are affecting NGOs in China, including: Continue Reading
As a researcher and observer of philanthropic trends, I have noticed several themes that I think will affect China’s philanthropic sector in the near future. Even though China’s philanthropic sector is still in its infant stage, global forces and internal changes will have a big influence in shaping how quickly the philanthropic landscape develops. Here are some of my observations for the next wave of philanthropy in China:Continue Reading
Sono Aibe reflects on sustaining the impact of philanthropic investments, based from her years of experience as a grant-maker and a grant-seeker. Sono’s article is originaly published on March 4, 2013 as part of Asian Philanthropy Forum’s “Exploring the Impact of Asian philanthropy” series.
Having gone from being a grant-seeker to a private foundation grant-maker and then back again, the journey has taught me a few things. I write this piece as a global public health professional devoted to promoting community health in impoverished areas of Asia and Africa.Continue Reading
This week, the Charities Aid Foundation released its annual World Giving Index 2012, the most comprehensive report on global charity available. Unsurprisingly, the report shows that giving trends around the world have mirrored economic conditions and decreased as a result. In fact, the report shows that there has been a decrease in all charitable behavior from helping strangers to volunteering time to giving money or in-kind products.Continue Reading