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India is still home to one-third of the stunted children in the world, and has the highest number of wasted children globally. Stunting impairs cognitive potential and productivity, and wasting, which implies extremely low weight-for-height, is a serious condition that threatens the child’s ability to survive and thrive.
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Although AVPN Conference 2019 is over, the discussions and partnerships it inspired have just begun. During the Conference plenary sessions, delegates heard from influential experts who shared their experiences overcoming roadblocks, achieving milestones and pursuing future progress. Here are five key takeaways for philanthropists looking to achieve deeper impact in their work.
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Inclusive Business (IB) is a novel concept in Asia, but highly relevant. Aiming to catalyse social impact in a financially viable way, it provides opportunities for private and public sector players to work alongside communities at the bottom of the pyramid (BoP) to enable sustainable livelihoods for all.
A.T.E. Chandra Foundation (ATECF) anchors the philanthropic giving of Chandra Family. Strategic "portfolio approach” to social investments has helped advance and maximise its impact through various interventions. The Foundation works in collaboration with many leading Indian and Global organisations in the social sector such as Centre for Social Impact & Philanthropy (CSIP), The Bridgespan Group […]
ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc. (ALKFI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization established by ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation to facilitate the company s social development programs. Originally established as ABS-CBN Foundation Inc. in 1989, the foundation has served as a manifestation of the company s commitment to be in the service of the Filipino people. In 2013, […]
Addresses malnourishment in children under 6 years of age through a PPP model of nutrition supplementation, growth monitoring, training of childcare workers and parents in Mumbai, India.
HBI’s Adopt-a-School Project focuses on the total improvement of impoverished rural Philippine public schools and the improvement of the schooling children’s parents’ capacity to earn a more sufficient income.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency, also known as ADRA, is the global humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist church-part of the 20 million strong Adventist community, with hundreds of thousands of churches globally and the world’s largest integrated healthcare and education network. ADRA delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 118 […]
AgFunder is one of the most active venture capital investors focused on global foodtech and agtech with offices in San Francisco, Singapore and New York. Our primary business model involves venture investment and asset management in agrifood technology. We are also the leading voice globally in agrifood technology development, investment and startup news through our […]
ALSiSAR IMPACT is a pioneer in the social entrepreneurship ecosystem and has been instrumental in building the ecosystem from the early stages 12 years ago. We are market leaders in South Asia in Transaction Advisory in impact investing and social enterprise landscape. Focus work includes: Due Diligence; CFO Advisory; Blended Finance; Legal documentation; Regulatory Advise; […]
APCO Worldwide is an advisory and advocacy communications consultancy helping leading public and private sector organizations act with agility, and build organizational reputations, brands, relationships and solutions to succeed. APCO is an independent and majority women-owned business. Most importantly, we are a trusted partner to our clients. We help them anticipate, plan, execute and secure […]
Series of practical guides to social impact strategy, assessment and communication
An online community dedicated to building relationships between resource providers and SPOs working on or in India.
Arthan (www.arthancareers.com) is a social enterprise committed to transforming the human capital landscape in the impact sector in India. Arthan enables impact-driven organisations to strengthen how they hire, retain and develop talent through its work in hiring and HR advisory including policies, processes and organisational development. Arthan’s non-profit arm (www.arthan.in) equips students from underprivileged communities […]
Established in 1981 by Bill Drayton, Ashoka is the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs.
ACPNS • is a Queensland-based national teaching and research centre in QUT’s Business School • exists to build the capability and leadership acumen of the nonprofit, philanthropic and social enterprise sector in Australia and beyond • helps community organisations and companies drive transformative change and social impact • has delivered the benefits of its teaching […]
Australian Communities Foundation (ACF) was established in 1997 as the Melbourne Community Foundation. It was renamed to ACF to more accurately reflect our current work, which continues to grow nationally and reach globally. ACF offers individuals, families, groups, corporations and not-for-profit organisations an easy and satisfying way of giving something of real value back to […]
B Current Impact Investment is the first impact fund in Taiwan, launched in 2014 through a club funding approach – by invitation only with an equal amount per investor per capital call. It aims to invest in early-stage impact-driven businesses that focus on sustainability, healthcare, education, and regional revitalization, aligning with the SDGs. It serves as a bridge between social entrepreneurs and HNWI/ESG investors and a platform to fill the impact investing ecosystem gap by connecting financial, human, intellectual, and social capital.
In 2021, B Current managed 4 impact funds by nearly 90 investors and invested in over 15 start-ups, and co-hosted 2 accelerator programs for impact-driven businesses and nonprofits, respectively. Every dollar invested by B Current was matched by three more dollars from other co-investors at the same run in average.
Monsanto is an Indian sustainable agriculture company that delivers agricultural products that support farmers all around the world.
Workshops, educator programs and youth programs that aim to bring people together around global and local issues
Grant opportunities to innovations that solve key health and development problems
Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to […]
Bloomberg is a global information and technology company that connects financial decision-makers to a network of data, people and ideas. We deliver business and financial information, news and insights to customers around the world through the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg Philanthropies works to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people by focusing on […]
Blue Hill Capital Pte Ltd is a Single Family Office ( SFO) incorporated in Singapore by an Asian Technopreneur. Blue Hill focuses on multiple class investments including technology. Blue Hill has set up an initiative – Blue Hill Impact that focuses on community, environmental, as well as social based programs and projects through grant making […]
Bridge Consulting is a company on a mission. We empower NGOs and international organizations in China to achieve their long-term goals through strategic and communications advice. We are optimists advocating for social justice, health equity and environmental protection in China and beyond, but we are also down-to-earth, results-driven and politically savvy. Bridge’s past and present […]
Curated and relevant teaching, research, technology and service to the communities of philanthropic, social enterprise and nonprofit organisations.
EY professionals provide hands-on or virtual services and support to help impact entrepreneurs improve their businesses’ resilience, productivity and capacity to scale sustainably.
Funding support of USD$200k-2mil to companies active in India, Indonesia & Philippines
Capital 4 Development Partners (C4D Partners) is a Dutch fund manager with investment teams in India, Indonesia and the Philippines. It is managing the Capital 4 Development Asia Fund (C4D Asia Fund) which achieved its first closing of the USD 30 million in December 2018. The Fund invests in innovative growth stage SMEs in India, […]
Cartier Women's Initiative is a global program founded in 2006 that empowers women social impact entrepreneurs by providing them with financial, social and human capital support.
Online toolkit for impact entrepreneurs to help strategise, target and close the best deal for the organisation. Use discount code SMARTIMPACT10for 10% off your individual or group membership today!
CIFF is the world's largest philanthropy that focuses specifically on improving children's lives. CIFF works with a wide range of partners, and areas of work include maternal and child health, adolescent sexual health, nutrition, education, deworming, tackling child slavery and exploitation, increasing opportunities for girls and young women, and supporting smart ways to slow down […]
The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) within the University of Cambridge Judge Business School is dedicated to enhancing the impact of strategic philanthropy both within and from global growth markets. Through a combination of rigorous research, executive education and the convening of diverse voices, the Centre aims to become the leading hub of actionable knowledge […]
Lifting 1250 people out of poverty (economic, food, health, vocational skills, housing) and improving the knowledge of 18,000 people on key and pressing health and social issues in Môn State.
Consuelo 'Chito' Madrigal Foundation, Inc is a non-profit registered organization under Philippine laws i.e. in our Security and Exchange Commission. It is an accredited DSWD organization, level 1, as well as a PCNC accredited non profit organization, considered as a donee institution Its primary objective is to help alleviate poverty through various integral development programs […]