A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
Alliance is the leading magazine for philanthropy and social investment worldwide. It provides news and analysis of what’s happening in the philanthropy and social investment sectors across the world. It also acts as a forum for exchange of ideas and experiences among practitioners.
ArtsWok is a consultancy that facilitates change by enabling communities to express identity, concerns and aspirations through the language of the arts. We work with multidisciplinary teams to pilot innovative therapeutic arts programmes in community settings as well as design and implement arts-based civic engagement projects. ArtsWok convenes a community of practice, conducts networking and training as well as research and advocacy in the field of arts-based community development.
Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy (ACSEP)
The Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy (ACSEP) is an academic research centre at the National University of Singapore Business School, comprising an international multi-disciplinary research team. The Centre aims to advance the understanding and impactful practice of social entrepreneurship and philanthropy in Asia, through research and education.
Asian Philanthropy Forum
Asian Philanthropy Forum curates the ongoing discussions in the philanthropic sector and highlights leaders and organizations that are improving the quality of life and sustainability of Asian communities. We are a project of Kordant Philanthropy Advisors and believe that every philanthropic impulse can be effectively fulfilled with the right knowledge and partner.
Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)
The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) is growing and developing the venture philanthropy movement across the Asia Pacific region. AVPN has more than 150 members in 26 countries. We promote venture philanthropy in the broader philanthropic and social investment communities and provide specific networking and learning services to meet the needs of our members. AVPN is a non-profit organisation based in Singapore with membership across the Asian region.
BoP Hub was established in 2011 with a vision to design business to end poverty. A Singapore-based business accelerator platform, our mission is to catalyse and strengthen cross-sector collaboration and participation in social entrepreneurship.
Our value proposition is to make products and services for BoP markets “cheaper, faster, easier and better,” improving lives and empowering 4 billion consumers, producers, employees, and entrepreneurs at the base of the pyramid.
CECP: THE CEO FORCE FOR GOOD
CECP is a coalition of CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance. Founded in 1999, CECP is a movement of 150 CEOs of the world’s largest companies across all industries. A non-profit organisation, CECP offers one-on-one consultation, networking events, and comparative data on corporate engagement.
China Foundation Center (CFC)
China Foundation Center (CFC) is a registered non-profit organisation in China, whose mission is to bring transparency to philanthropic markets through access to the highest quality data, news, and analytics to enhance bigger social impact of philanthropy in China. Over 3700 Chinese foundations partner with each other and disclose information through CFC, which make CFC become the world leading source of China foundation information for shareholders in social sector.
Family Business Network (FBN) Asia
Family Business Network (FBN) Asia, a not-for-profit organisation, was set up ‘by families, for families’ to provide a platform for all members from the family business to share experience, knowledge and best practices; to support the development of the Next Generation of business-owning families; and to cultivate an environment where entrepreneurial principles are used to effect positive and sustainable change in our society. FBN Asia is a regional chapter of FBN International, the world’s leading network of more than 6,000 business owning families from 55 countries.
League of Corporate Foundations (LCF)
The League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) is a network of over 80 operating and grant-making corporate foundations and corporations that promotes and enhances the strategic practice of Corporate Social Responsibility among its members and the larger business community, towards sustained national development.
We define CSR as a corporation’s continuing commitment to perform as a responsible member of society by behaving ethically and contributing to economic development while improving the quality of life of its workforce, the community and the environment.
Lien Centre for Social Innovation
The Lien Centre for Social Innovation, a partnership between the Lien Foundation and Singapore Management University, was established in 2006 to advance the thinking and capability of the social sector. The Lien Centre drives socially innovative solutions by strengthening social sector organisations so that they become influential and effective partners with business and government. The Lien Centre works at the intersection of the public, private and social sectors to catalyse social innovation
The Resource Alliance
The Resource Alliance is a global network for fundraising, resource mobilisation and philanthropy. We enable non-profits around the world to be stronger and more effective. We use global knowledge to meet local needs; helping non-profits find the money, the people and the skills they need to create the change they want to see.
In collaboration with The Rockefeller Foundation and the Institute of Development Studies, we launched The Bellagio Initiative, to find new forms of collaboration between philanthropists and development experts.
Singapore Committee for UN Women
The Singapore Committee for UN Women is a non-profit organisation working towards women’s empowerment and gender equality. Established in 1998, the organisation functions as a National Committee of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), headquartered in New York. Through awareness building and fundraising, we support programs that provide women and girls with access to education, healthcare, economic independence and a life free of violence and abuse.
Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS)
The Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) is a unique global network that brings together about 150 grantmaker associations and philanthropy support organisations. With members in every region of the world, we convene a diverse community of leaders with a wide range of knowledge and experience in the field of philanthropy.
Our Mission: To strengthen philanthropy and a culture of giving through mutual learning and support, knowledge sharing and professional development among our network participants. WINGS also strives to give voice and visibility to philanthropies at a global level, playing a clear role in influencing and reflecting the development of philanthropy globally.
John D. Rockefeller