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This article from Coutts summarizes key charitable giving data in South Africa.
In summer 2011, the Maine Community Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and the Vermont Community Foundation came together, with the help of GPS Capital Partners and TPI, to jointly evaluate the potential for expanding impact investing as a program strategy and donor service. This case study looks at the role impact investing could play in those three community foundations and throughout northern New England.
Hosted by the Council on Foundations and the Veterans Philanthropy Exchange, organizers announced more than $106 million in new commitments to strengthen services and support for veterans and military families nationwide. Check out the full plenary program!
From the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Warrior and Family Support, this white paper describes a re-integration trinity of education, employment and health care which serve to improve the quality of life for service members and their families.
The Social Cost Analysis of the Unemployment and Underemployment of Military Spouses study reveals the economic costs to society from the high rates of unemployment, underemployment, and reduced labor force participation among U.S. military spouses. The research was conducted by the Sorenson Impact Center, a division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, in consultation and collaboration with Blue Star Families.
This report aims to advance the understanding, practice, and impact, of philanthropy in China by improving knowledge about the relevant actors and the philanthropic initiatives.
This article from the Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies presents an overview of the evolving state pf philanthropy in Southeast Asia.
Types of car donation programs and their impact on tax-exempt status, taxable income, and deductible contributions.
This report from the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law provides detailed information on philanthropy law in South Africa.
In this report the World Economic Forum Investors Industries consulted the senior most decision-makers and portfolio managers of the largest and most innovative investors in the world; this facilitated a more realistic vantage point on the challenges in scaling the sector. Working with this group was also instrumental in raising awareness and knowledge among key stakeholders for taking impact investing from the margins into the mainstream.