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

Reports
20 April 2021

DECODED

Asia's social sector takes on Covid-19
CAPS’ newly launched DECODED series unpacks, explains and crystallizes issues critical for social investment in Asia.

This inaugural edition decodes how Asia's social sectors rose to the challenge when Covid-19 struck—and what comes next as the pandemic rages on.
DGI
17 June 2020

Doing Good Index 2020

Profiling Asia's Social Sectors: The Path Forward
A groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind study showcasing factors that drive or hinder private capital flowing towards needs in 18 Asian economies. Discover and explore the Doing Good Index on our interactive site.
Reports
9 December 2019

Business for Good

Maximizing the Value of Social Enterprises in Asia
This study presents evidence-based insights on six Asian social enterprise ecosystems, and the role businesses, investors, philanthropists and government can play in supporting startups with a double bottom line. Interact with the data we collected on the Business for Good interactive site.

Doing Good Asia Knowledge Portal

Newsletter
9 June 2021

CAPS Spotlight: Who’s Doing Good

26 May 2021 - 8 June 2021
What you need to know about private social investment in Asia. This bi-weekly brief brings you curated news from around Asia on philanthropy, CSR, impact investing, and social sector developments.
Reports
29 March 2021

India Philanthropy Report 2021

Bain & Company and Dasra
The latest India Philanthropy Report showcases the state of giving towards the social sector in India.