AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


[Registration of Interest] Catalytic Capital – Case Study Learning

AVPN Academy, through its Social Finance Centre, is set to launch a case study learning series on catalytic capital from July 2023 onwards. The sessions aim to help learners: Understand what catalytic capital is and what it isn’t Seek practical advice on how to plan, deploy and manage these investments Meet and learn from a […]

[Webinar] AVPN-G20: The Story So Far

AVPN is delighted to invite you to a 1-hour webinar, where we will share the ways in which we have worked with our members to engage with the G20 Indonesian Presidency this year. As we gear up for the Leaders Summit in November, and the eventual handover of the Presidency to India thereafter, we would […]

#LiftUpPhilanthropy: Boosting local philanthropy to make aid localisation a reality

This high-level digital event – in the framework of the project ‘Unlocking Philanthropy’s Potential: Enhancing the enabling environment, effectiveness and leveraging the contributions of philanthropy actors’ – is organised jointly by WINGS and the SDG Philanthropy Platform, with the support of the European Union and in partnership with the Asia Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), CIVICUS, […]

#ShiftThePower – Local Voices and Local Needs

A dialogue between Global South sector leaders and their allies in the Global North. MODERATORS Clare Woodcraft (Moderator) – Executive Director for the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy & Kamal Munir – Pro Vice-Chancellor & Academic Director at the University of Cambridge SPEAKERS Dr Samia M Al-Botmeh – Assistant Professor in economics and researcher at the Centre […]

10 years of Impact: A Look Back, A Vision Forward

On 25th October, join Programme Director Gayle Peterson as she facilitates a provocative and honest conversation with guest faculty, Daniel Izzo, partner and co-founder of Vox Capital, Phyllis Kurlander Costanza, President and Co-Founder OutcomesX, and Jenn Pryce, President and CEO of Calvert Impact Capital. In celebration of the Oxford Impact Investing Programme’s 10th year anniversary, […]

13th Edition of the Global Sankalp Summit

Join the Global South’s leading platform where business meets development. Since its launch in 2009 Sankalp Forum – an Intellecap Initiative – has created an eco-system of entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, multilateral and policymakers who are committed to furthering the cause of development through entrepreneurship and innovation to achieve the UN SDG Sustainable Development Goals by […]

1st Spring Rain Global Financial Planning Forum

Spring Rain Global envisions to be the leading global partner towards a sustainable ecosystem among donors and donees supporting Missions through financial planning and philanthropy. It is a social enterprise that aims to coach philanthropic development organizations, religious congregations, non-profits, and other organizations in Asia, Africa and beyond towards sustainability. Through an international team of […]

2021 SSIR China Social Innovation Summit

The 2021 China Social Innovation Summit will explore the topic “Reimagining Social Innovation: Three Pathways to Impact,” along with the subtopics of Making Business for Good the New Normal, Technology for Good, and New Power. Now in its tenth year of programming, this convening is produced in collaboration with the Beijing-based Leping Social Entrepreneur Foundation […]

2022 Africa Impact Investing Fellowship

A Spotlight On Africa AVPA is launching the 2022 Africa Impact Investing Fellowship to nurture deployers of impact capital – Grants, Debt, and Equity – into becoming more effective impact investing practitioners. This Fellowship will build the capacity and knowledge of Fellows in areas such as Innovative Finance, Impact Measurement and Management, and Leadership in […]

2022 Asia Beautiful Fellow Program

Since 2010, The BeautifulStore Foundation has selected about 43 BeautifulFellows in South Korea and turned them into innovative social leaders that try to solve a variety of social issues through business. Based on our experience with supporting innovative social leaders for over ten years, we plan to support innovative social leaders with a business model […]

2022 Asia Foundation Development Fellows

The deadline for applications for the 2022 Asia Foundation Development Fellows program has been extended to Monday, December 13, 2021. The Asia Foundation Development Fellows: Emerging Leadership for Asia’s Future program provides highly qualified, young professionals from Asia with an unparalleled opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and gain in-depth knowledge of Asia’s critical development […]

2022 Fellowship Application

Echoing Green supports bold leaders from all over the world who see possibility in the face of the most existential challenges of our day. This Fellowship is for people whose enterprises are at an early stage and who are experts on the challenge they’ve chosen to confront. Echoing Green seeks leaders who reflect the community […]

2022 Metrics from the Ground Up Conference

Measurement is about more than just accountability. When impact metrics are integrated with financial and operational metrics they can help organizations develop better products and services, make better investment decisions, and become more efficient in achieving impact. And when evaluations support a collective learning agenda rather just a single project, they build knowledge for the […]

2022 State of Blended Finance Virtual Launch

Convergence invites you to join virtually for the launch of the 6th edition of the State of Blended Finance on Wednesday, October 26th at 9:00 am EST. The State of Blended Finance is Convergence’s annual report on blended finance trends, opportunities, and challenges. Given the growing urgency for climate action, this year’s report will focus […]

2023 Asia Health and Life Sciences Innovation and Cooperation Summit

Immerse yourself in the future of healthcare as we gather visionaries, innovators, and industry experts under one roof. Our event promises inspirational keynotes, interactive workshops, and valuable networking opportunities. Explore the latest healthcare technologies at our exhibition zone, and engage in thought-provoking discussions that will empower you with insights to drive positive change in the dynamic Asian healthcare landscape. Register now to be part of this transformative dialogue that is shaping the future of healthcare across Asia.

2023 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award

The Swiss Re Foundation Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award recognises initiatives by social entrepreneurs that take innovative approaches to build resilient societies in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Major progress has been made in improving the health of millions of people globally, with higher life expectancy, lower maternal and child mortality and better […]

2023 Impact Investment Summit Asia Pacific

Welcome to Mainstreaming Impact. It’s time! Driving force & focus at our 2023. Summit of Collective Wisdom, Courage, and Action. The beating heart of Asia Pacific’s impact investment community. Where like-minded people of purpose connect and co-create to shift capital as a force for good. Together striving to realise a common vision: a transformed economy […]

2023 Information Society Innovation Fund Application

Applications are now open for the 2023 Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Grants cycle. The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) is dedicated to empowering organizations that research, design and implement technical solutions that support Internet development and facilitate human and economic development in the Asia Pacific region, with a focus on Inclusion, Infrastructure […]

2024 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award

The 2024 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award will support social entrepreneurs working on a hybrid delivery model to improve low-income people’s access to quality primary healthcare in low- and middle-income countries. In the 2024 edition of the award, Swiss Re Foundation is pooling the experience, network, solutions and funding with those of the Digital Connected Care […]

2024 International Strategy Forum Application

About the program The International Strategy Forum (ISF) is an initiative of Schmidt Futures that bets early on the next generation of problem solvers with extraordinary potential in geopolitics, innovation, and public leadership. Fellowship Experience The benefits of becoming an ISF Fellow take many forms. The program is personalized and tailored to Fellows’ needs as […]

2024 ISIF Asia Applications Now Open

The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) empowers organizations across the Asia Pacific region to research, design, and implement Internet-based solutions to solve Internet development challenges that support community development and growth. Since 2008, ISIF Asia has supported 145 grants and 34 awards allocating over USD 9.4 million across 32 economies out of the 56 in the Asia Pacific region.

2X Global Investor Meet-Up: Singapore

Gender and Climate Finance in Asia: From Theory to Practice 2X Global is excited to invite you to the first 2X Global Investor Meet-Up in Singapore! Space is limited – to secure your spot, please RSVP here by this Wednesday, November 8. Join us for an exciting opportunity to connect with existing and aspiring 2X […]

35th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum

The 35th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum, Asia’s premier private markets gathering, will take place in Singapore and online on November 15 – 17, 2022. Chosen and supported by the industry’s leading players, the AVCJ Forum will engage over 1,500 senior investors, advisors and regulators focused on the private markets of Asia and […]

4th Annual Asia Impact Nights

Please join the 4th annual Asia Impact Nights, co-hosted by Toniic. This will be an opportunity to connect and build community with some of the deepest impact investors operating in the Asian ecosystem. The intimate gathering will take place on the tranquil island of Jeju, in Korea. This is an invite only event, please register […]

4th International Conference on Early Childhood Development in Pakistan

The 4th International Conference on Early Childhood Development will bring together key stakeholders from across the world to share research-based knowledge and best practices in Early Childhood Development (ECD), to deliberate upon and reach a joint commitment to take the holistic ECD agenda forward. With the theme, “Nurturing for Transforming Lives-The Power of Early Childhood […]

70 years of International Volunteering for Development

Next month, AVI is celebrating an incredible milestone. 70 years of International Volunteering for Development This is a unique opportunity to acknowledge our rich history and the tens of thousands of people who have helped make this work possible. Join us on October 21 for a live, global virtual event where you’ll see plenty of […]

7th Spring Rain Global Asian Philanthropic Development Conference

The 7th Spring Rain Global Asian Philanthropic Development Conference will bring together global experts in fundraising, philanthropy, and development as well as grassroot organizations, the academe, religious organizations, donors and social investors on July 24 – 26, 2023. They will discuss current challenges, trends in giving, fundraising, and philanthropy, and to highlight best practices and […]

A New Wave of Corporate Social Impact: ESG Strategy of North East Asia

Northeast Asian (NEA) markets have seen a proliferation of capital and innovation towards tackling increasingly complex urban social and environmental challenges. The complexity and similarity of issues faced by NEA markets, call for greater collaboration and exchange of learning and insights on innovative tools and approaches to maximize impact. Join us in this webinar series […]

Accelerate High Quality Outcomes-Based Projects: Now Accepting Expressions of Interest

The Outcomes Accelerator is a catalytic platform to accelerate more effective testing, scaling and the eventual mainstreaming of outcomes-based financing (OBF) approaches into the delivery of SDG impact.  The Outcomes Accelerator works with stakeholders across the outcomes-based financing ecosystem – including governments, development agencies, investors, services providers, intermediaries – to address the key barriers facing […]

Access to Professional Development for Low-Cost Private Schools

What are the opportunities and barriers for education service providers given the changing ecosystem of Education in India? India has the largest number of LCPS in the world. Today, these LCPS are accessing multiple solutions in the market to improve learner outcomes and quality of teaching in their school. In this episode, our panelists will […]

Accredited Social Return on Investment (SROI) Training

Social Return on Investment (SROI) is your key to unlocking a holistic understanding of impact. Internationally recognized, SROI enables you to quantify, communicate, and optimize your program’s social, environmental, and economic benefits.

Adaptation SME Accelerator Project (ASAP): Africa and Asia

As climate change accelerates globally, governments and businesses are addressing the challenge via mitigation (reducing the release of greenhouse gases) and adaptation (adjusting to the expected new normal by reducing our vulnerability to sea level rise, extreme weather, and food insecurity) The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) estimates that the cost of adapting to climate […]

Adaptation SME Accelerator Project (ASAP): Africa and Asia

As climate change accelerates globally, governments and businesses are addressing the challenge via mitigation (reducing the release of greenhouse gases) and adaptation (adjusting to the expected new normal by reducing our vulnerability to sea level rise, extreme weather, and food insecurity) The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) estimates that the cost of adapting to climate […]

Addressing the $2.5 trillion SDG Funding Gap with Private Investment Capital

The OECD 2020 report estimates there is a $2.5 trillion annual gap in the funds needed to deliver the SDGs by 2030. This funding gap has been further exacerbated by the pandemic. Investments into the impact space have grown rapidly with increasing focus from mainstream players across key global issues including climate change, economic inequality, gender disparity and poverty. […]

Advancing Gender Equality In Private Equity & Venture Capital

Join us on 21 Feb as Heather and Laurien, our facilitators from IFC, unpack the business case for gender inclusion in private equity and venture capital and share best practices and tools to promote gender equality both at Fund and Investee levels. Hear inspiring stories from industry veterans and practitioners as they share their experiences […]

Advancing Technology for Community Resilience

This webinar is part of the World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2021 agenda. 2020 will always be remembered for the pandemic, but for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, it was also the year where they responded to more disasters than at any point than over the last 20 […]