Friday Sessions

Identifying gaps in serving the needs of the elderly, and share how philanthropists and impact investors can fill these gaps.

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AVPN and National Volunteer and Philanthropy Center (NVPC) hosted an expert roundtable on assessing non-profit quality titled “What does ‘good’ look like?”

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  For the month of July, AVPN had an intimate gathering with members and community friends at Jack Sim’s house to learn more about the work being done by the BoP Hub. The main project highlighted was on the issue of hidden hunger amongst foreign migrant workers in Singapore. A recent research conducted by NUS […]

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AVPN collaborated with Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI) to host a Friday happy hour session for our member, The Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) on 15th May. In the landmark startup building–Blk 71 at Ayer Rajah, APNIC brought four grantees to discuss how technology can create greater social impact to a full house of […]

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20 AVPN members and friends joined May’s Friday lunch meetup to know more about a new fund – The Conservation Enterprise Development Fund, initiated by AVPN member, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). Impact investing has become a growing asset class that has the potential to change both the way companies do business and the way financial […]

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Toa-Payoh Community Trail – Roads Less Travelled AVPN’s Friday sessions are casual get-togethers once a month for our community and friends, whereby we choose a topic of interest, and have a key speaker start the conversation off. For the month of August we will be having a community trail around Toa Payoh conducted by the students of […]

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AVPN hosted its second Friday session in November around the topic of collaborating in disaster planning. The key speakers sharing at the event were Parminder Singh from Twitter and Angel Theodora from World Vision. Participants came from various different organizations including representatives from foundations, corporates and NGOs. Parminder shared his personal story on how he […]

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Friday sessions are a series of monthly casual get together meetings with our community and friends, whereby we choose a topic of interest, and have some key speakers kick start the conversation. We had our first session in October and gathered a group of more than ten people from various different organizations including, impact investors, […]

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