Global Markets Members


Building the ecosystem

AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Asia Pacific - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond

With 6x the population of any other region, Asia is the perfect place to make an impact and change the world. That's why 20% of our members are from outside Asia and many of our members work across all Asia as Regional and Supporting members. Find out more about them.

Philanthropic Pooled Funds

Move financial capital towards impact

Pooled Funds

AVPN Philanthropic Pooled Fund

Harnessing the power of collaborative philanthropy, AVPN will manage a Pooled Fund to strengthen primary healthcare systems, thereby mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 and future pandemics in Southeast Asia.

Customised Funds

KKR COVID Relief Fund for APAC Recovery + Resiliency

The fund will go towards interventions and solutions that support vulnerable communities, help frontline heroes and create workforce opportunities to promote COVID-19 recovery across Asia Pacific.


Support deals in Global Markets

Support and scale high-impact solutions that have been endorsed by AVPN Global Markets members.

Arts for All

By Slam Out Loud

Leverages art and low tech mediums (WhatsApp, IVRS, Radio) to foster socio-emotional well being and 21st century skills in children from disadvantaged backgrounds during the pandemic.

Arts and Culture, Education, Gender

Growing Code Club and CoderDojo

By Raspberry Pi Foundation

Helping young people acquire computing & digital making skills via compelling learning resources, a thriving network of volunteer-led clubs, competitions/events, & partnering with youth organisations.


We are repurposing our existing consumer app to help organisations use it to a) engage employees in sustainability and to b) enable organisations to track CO2 emissions from corporate travel.

Climate Action and Environment



We bring innovative, scientifically designed compression wear for exercise and sports, promote holistic physical and mental fitness and encourage communities to embrace a healthy lifestyle.

Education, Gender, Health

Provides access to qualified mental health services via Text to those people who find phone and face to face services too confrontational or simply do not have access to mental health services.


Mekong Translation

By Mekong Review

Translates fiction works from Vietnamese and Indonesian into English to promote and preserve these literature to a wider audience.

Arts and Culture, Conservation, Education

Rabbit Ray

By Joytingle

Rabbit Ray explains chemotherapy, blood taking, vaccination etc. to children through play. It presents health information in an age-appropriate manner which enables parents to support their children better. We are looking to multiply our impact by putting this toolkit into the hands of parents worldwide.

Education, Health

First Australians Capital

By First Australians Capital

First Australians Capital strives to empower Indigenous Australians by supporting the establishment of the first two Indigenous organisations which will consequently increase progression and employment rates among the Indigenous community.

Employability, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation


Get more insights about Global Markets

Case Studies

Check out the latest portfolio management and achievements from different origanisations.



Refreshing content for your daily reading covering multiple topics.

Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?

5 Ways Software Enhances Effective Grantmaking and Increases Social Impact

Affordable Housing, Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Health, Nutrition

The Power of Collaboration

Why Aren’t Australians Giving Overseas?


Integrating the Pandemic’s Impact Into the New Normal – the New Zealand Experience

AVPN 2020 Annual Review



Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage from sources all around the world.

Climate Action and Environment

Climate Finance

Climate Action and Environment

Investing in a Better Future in Asia: Through the Lens of ESG Funds

Climate Action and Environment

Untapped Fortunes: Building and Investing in Asia’s Natural Capital Sector

Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?

5 Ways Software Enhances Effective Grantmaking and Increases Social Impact

Affordable Housing, Employability, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition

Pooled Funds as a Tool for Achieving Collaborative Philanthropy Goals


Upcoming Events

Check out all the upcoming events that are organised by us and our members.

Fourth ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit

Advancing Technology for Community Resilience

Convergence Design Funding

How Donor Agencies Blend (Europe/East Coast)

How Donor Agencies Blend (Asia/West Coast)

EduFinance Webinar Series: What’s Next for Low-Cost Private Schools in India?


MEMBERS IN community

Building strategic social investment

Global Markets members are united in their common interest in working towards improved social outcomes in Asia Pacific.


Connect with members

Catherine Brown

CEO, Lord Mayors Charitable Foundation

Maree Sidey

CEO, Australian Communities Foundation

Elizabeth Gillies

CEO, The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation Limited

Duncan Macintosh

CEO & Executive Director, APNIC Foundation

Mark Ingram

Chief Impact Officer, Brightlight Investment Management

Adam Milgrom

Director, Tripple

Market focus

Building strategic social investment in climate, gender and indigenous issues

Global Markets members are committed to supporting the growth and development of sustainable, equitable social outcomes in Asia Pacific.


Let’s create impact together

If you are an active social investor in Asia Pacific, contact Ruth or Benita to learn about how AVPN can support your organisation’s social investment in the region.