Some Thoughts on Innovation & Future Directions in Asian Philanthropy. Conference paper presented in Seoul Korea, by Barnett Baron. (1993)
Time For Giving. Article in Forbes Magazine interviewing Rory Francisco-Torentino of the Asian Pacific Philanthropy Consortium.
China Dispactches. Article in Alliance Magazine looking at potential for promoting philanthropy in China. Author compares Russia and China's growth in NGO work and challenges that philanthropists in China must face. (2008)
More Rich Chinese to Dabble in Charity: Research. Article describing the research by a charity information center forecasting that private foundations in China will overtake government and non-governmental organizations to become the main source of charity in the country. (2008)
Study on Chinese Philanthropy. Danqing Li of Changing Our World writes about her take on philanthropy in China. She talks about UNICEF's experiences as the first international NGO authorized by the Chinese government to raise funds within China. Local governments are still conservative and reluctant to take the potential risks of assisting NGO practices. (2007)
Asian Philanthropists Breed Good Governance. Article describing the growing wealth in Asia and how they are giving back. Li Ka-shing Foundation has given away more than $US1billion mostly to education and health-care in Hong Kong and China. The Tata Group in India and Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary have also poured millions into building mosques, hospitals and schools. (2007)
China's Rich Are Giving It All Away. Article from China Daily about the 2007 Hurun Report of Chinese Philanthropists. Many of the wealthy are setting up their own charitable funds. (2007)
Developing China's Nonprofit Sector. McKinsey article on the development of China's nonprofit sector, including management gaps and lack of program expertise. Issues such as charitable contribution information and lack of funding are also discussed. (2007)
Philanthropy's New Frontier. Article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy by Ian Wilhelm on the re-emergence of Chinese philanthropy. The article provides insight into some of the legal issues of fundraising in China and charitable giving within China. (2007)
Indians are Charity Rich but Philanthropy Poor. India NGOs need professional fundraisers to motivate and inspire people to give. There are 1.2 million NGOs in India but less than one per cent of NGOs have professional fund-raisers. Potential to give is huge but NGOs are only beginning to tap into it.
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