The Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society (CAPS) is a uniquely Asian, independent action-oriented research and advisory organization committed to maximizing private resources for doing good.

Our Research

16 January 2018

Doing Good Index 2018

Maximizing Asia's Potential
DGI™ - a groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind study showcasing factors that enable or hinder private social investment and philanthropy across 15 Asian economies.
13 September 2018

Giving Back to the Future

Scholarships for Higher Education
While giving scholarships is highly popular among Asian philanthropists, there has been little, if any, attempt to measure impact and learn its best practices. The study serves as a crucial step towards filling this gap for philanthropists, foundations, and universities in Asia and worldwide.

Doing Good Asia Knowledge Portal

27 October 2019

Who’s Doing Good?

14 October 2019 - 27 October 2019
This bi-weekly brief is a one-stop shop for selectively curated news on "doing good." From mega-donations and CSR to nonprofits and social enterprises, "Who's Doing Good?" keeps you up-to-date with the ever-bustling market of philanthropy and charity in Asia.
13 August 2017

Dangers to Going It Alone: Social Capital and the Origins of Community Resilience in the Philippines

Greg Bankoff (Continuity and Change)
The whats and why of the evolution of mutual benefit associations and networks in the Philippines.