AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in India - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond
Over the past decade, wealth in India has grown dramatically and with it comes more sophisticated and engaged philanthropists and social investors. This group is tackling many of the economic inequalities still challenging the country through market-based approaches.
India has a vibrant civil society that has sustained momentum on solving several critical social issues since the early 1960s. Charity and social entrepreneurship are deeply rooted in the Indian ethos. Download the report to access India's social investment landscape.Download this report Explore the Interactive Toolkit
This report describes 33 innovative financing and delivery programs selected based on their relevance to broader health systems and potential to achieve positive impact for poor people.View This APF Resource
This report analyzes the experiences of India, Kenya, Mexico, and Myanmar in implementing the Guidelines for Effective Philanthropic Engagement, to bring foundations and governments closer together on a theme of common interest.View This APF Resource
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At the AVPN Conference 2018, collaborative funding was seen as a growing trend. A panel of thought leaders discussed the opportunities and challenges in developing successful collaborations.Read This Post
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Scaling innovations in India is a complex undertaking that comes with fundamental factors. International Innovation Corps, University of Chicago, shares insights.Read This Post
AVPN member, Sattva, features the ‘Funding Education with Impact’ Report (written in collaboration with AVPN), to point out the focus for sector-level impact.
The report was launched at the AVPN India Summit 2017.
If we want to impact the lives of millions of Indians, we, as funders, will have to invest in organisational capacity, and even in the larger ecosystem.
IDR Online interviews Roopa Kudva (Partner, Omidyar Network) at the AVPN India Summit 2017.