Foundations

AVPN attended the 3rd China Foundation Annual Conference in Kunming, China on 29th and 30th August 2013. It was encouraging for the global foundation industry to note that, a year on from the launch of the Foundation Transparency Index, the system had not lost any momentum but engagement with local foundations continued to increase. Jeff […]

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AVPN’s chair and vice-chair shared centre stage in a special guest speaker lecture for China’s foundation leaders in Beijing in February. The 8-day course was organised by China Foundation Centre‘s training academy and held at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. The topic of the lecture was on social investing, which was a new concept […]

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There was constant talk about impact measurement, transparency, accountability, civil engagement, professionalism and investment strategies. AVPN attended the China Private Foundation Forum in Guang Zhou, held over 22-23 November 2012, which was a spectacular harbinger of the direction that the country’s social sector would be developing towards. Over 500 attendees turned up, and many times, […]

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How can we get involved in Myanmar? Whether you are from a foundation, impact investor or social enterprise, we tried to cover the different angles for participation in this country that is slowly opening its doors to the outside world. The speakers for the previous 2 webinars include Nicholas Lazos from Insitor Management, Allison Morris […]

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