27 August 2021
How Covid-19 is shifting the Global North-South Philanthropic Power Dynamic
Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)
This article argues that the locus of knowledge and power has shifted to grantees during Covid-19, who is most cognizant of the pressing needs of their communities.
19 January 2021
Role of philanthropy in the post-Covid era: Busting Boundaries to be Change Agents
Laurence Lien (Asia Philanthropy Circle)
Today amidst the greatest health and humanitarian challenge of our generation, the urgency for philanthropists to step up is even more pressing.
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 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.
19 April 2020
Social Innovation and Social Transition in East Asia
Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) & Leping Social Entrepreneur Foundation
This collection of articles examines the varying ways in which social innovation has evolved in China, Hong Kong, Korea and Japan.
18 April 2020
Aid barriers and the rise of philanthropic protectionism
Douglas Rutzen (International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law)
This article discusses the restrictions imposed by many countries on civil society organizations that impede them from receiving foreign funding.
18 April 2020
Building a Partnership for Social Service Delivery in Indonesia: State and Faith‑based Organisations
Minako Sakai (The Australian Journal of Social Issues)
This paper explores the relationship between Indonesia’s government and religious and faith-based organizations (FBOs).