Curated resources on Asia’s social sectors. An ever-expanding repository of resources that can be filtered by theme or geography—or browsed at leisure.
8 September 2020
Harnessing the philanthropy and finance sectors for social good
Qing Gu (Alliance Magazine)
This op-ed highlights that most Chinese foundations are not grantmaking organizations, but operating foundations or hybrids.
18 September 2020
A Nonprofit’s Guide to the Social Stock Exchange
Roopa Kudva (India Development Review)
A committee constituted by the Securities and Exchange Board of India on the creation of a social stock exchange (SSE) has submitted its recommendations, and now the government will decide which ones to implement.
8 October 2020
Standard & Norms: A non technical analysis of Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020
Financial Management Service Foundation
The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) is the cornerstone law regulating the receipt of foreign funding in India.
18 April 2020
Jia Xijin: an Analysis of China’s Online Fundraising During COVID-19
Jia Xijin (China Development Brief)
This article analyzes the rise in online fundraising initiatives in China to combat COVID-19.
29 March 2021
Global Philanthropy Report: Perspectives on the global foundation sector
John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
This report seeks to create a knowledge base for institutional philanthropy.
21 April 2020
Muhammad Yunus & Ruth Shapiro: Doing Good in an Uncertain World
Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus discusses the transformative power of social businesses in helping people escape poverty and fix, what he believes is a 'broken economic system'. This discussion was moderated by CAPS’ Founder and Chief Executive, Ruth Shapiro.
9 April 2021
Corporate Philanthropy in Pakistan 2018: Mapping Corporate Sector Contribution Towards Government EHSAAS Program
Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP)
This report examines the philanthropic contributions toward social development by the corporate sector in Pakistan.