President & CEO Give2Asia
The majority of Asian grantmakers are focusing funding on their home country, however there is increasing interest to begin expanding their reach. Challenges of cross-border giving, lack of financial incentives, language barriers, and higher operations costs can seem like a daunting prospect but many organizations find a regional approach to provide much deeper impact. This session will discuss the challenges and opportunities of regional grantmaking from the perspective of practitioners ranging from international foundations to multinational corporations.
- What are the common mistakes and biggest opportunities of a regional portfolio?
- Organizations making grants across multiple countries need to balance between regional goals and local needs – how should this challenge be addressed in such a diverse market?
- What are the key considerations for regional grantmakers when developing strategies