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Levers For Change: Philanthropy in Select South East Asian Countries

Publication date: 
06/2014
This report examines the extent of strategic philanthropy in four of the largest economies in South East Asia – Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand – and explores the role of public policies in shaping institutional philanthropy and influencing the charitable decisions of the regions wealthiest givers.
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How Does Foreign Aid Work

Publication date: 
01/2014
This explainer was released in tandem with Bill and Melinda Gates' Annual Letter in 2014. It debunks several prominent myths about foreign aid, including the argument that it is a waste of taxpayer dollars.
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Progress in Millions

Release Date: 
09/08/2015
It’s a seemingly simple strategy—company thrives, company delivers more earnings, company has more to give back. The Levi Strauss Foundation began its giving strategy years ago and just recently hit an awe inspiring milestone of $300 million in...
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Asian American & Pacific Islander Communities: An Untapped Political Bloc?

Release Date: 
06/09/2015
Here in the Bay Area we have a large and diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander Community—Asian Americans make up 24% of the Bay Area population vs. less than 6% nationwide. It’s hard to imagine this cultural community not being a strong...
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Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Announces New Partnership

Release Date: 
06/08/2015
Low-income households in the developing world face a triple-threat when managing their financial well-being. NCG member Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors has announced a three-year partnership to build a set of tools which support underserved...
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Give2Asia CEO Discusses Nepal Recovery Efforts

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05/18/2015
NCG Member Give2Asia's President and CEO Birger Stamperdahl , spoke in a panel discussion at the World Affairs Council event, Rebuilding Nepal . Stamperdahl along with Founder and CEO of Build Change Elizabeth Hausler...
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Ford Foundation Announces Support for Disaster Relief and Recovery in Nepal

Release Date: 
05/04/2015
NCG member the Ford Foundation announced recently it was making $500,000 in grants to support disaster relief and recovery in Nepal, where the foundation has supported development work for over 60 years.
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Earthquake in Nepal

Release Date: 
04/27/2015
Time and time again the philanthropic sector has come to the aid of communities recovering from disaster. Over the years grantmakers have developed best practices on approaching disaster relief both here and abroad. Learn more about an upcoming May...

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