Global Markets Members


Building the ecosystem

AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Asia Pacific - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond

With 6x the population of any other region, Asia is the perfect place to make an impact and change the world. That's why 20% of our members are from outside Asia and many of our members work across all Asia as Regional and Supporting members. Find out more about them.

Philanthropic Pooled Funds

Move financial capital towards impact

Customised Funds

Digital Transformation Fund

Supporting practical and transformative tech-driven solutions, that put underserved communities at the center of recovery and future growth.

Pooled Funds

AVPN Philanthropic Pooled Fund

Harnessing the power of collaborative philanthropy, AVPN will manage a Pooled Fund to strengthen primary healthcare systems, thereby mitigating the impacts of COVID-19 and future pandemics in Southeast Asia.


Support deals in Global Markets

Support and scale high-impact solutions that have been endorsed by AVPN Global Markets members.

Orbis International trains, mentors, and inspires eye care professionals around the world. We are currently partnering with governments and hospitals in Vietnam to provide eye care to the most needy.

Education, Health

Mapsea Corp.’s job matching platform SEASON is a specialised marine recruitment platform, utilising technology to link marine jobs to the right talent. The returns generated will be directed towards building a marine forest.


Arts for All

By Slam Out Loud

Leverages art and low tech mediums (WhatsApp, IVRS, Radio) to foster socio-emotional well being and 21st century skills in children from disadvantaged backgrounds during the pandemic.

Arts and Culture, Education, Gender

Raspberri Pi Foundation is helping youths acquire computing and digital making skills via compelling learning resources, a thriving network of volunteer-led clubs, competitions/events and partnering with youth organisations.


EI8GHT Goals is bringing innovative, scientifically designed compression wear for exercise and sports, promote holistic physical and mental fitness and encourage communities in the Pacific to embrace a healthy lifestyle.

Education, Gender, Health

Provides access to qualified mental health services via Text to those people who find phone and face to face services too confrontational or simply do not have access to mental health services.


Mekong Translation

By Mekong Review

Translates fiction works from Vietnamese and Indonesian into English to promote and preserve these literature to a wider audience.

Arts and Culture, Conservation, Education

Rabbit Ray

By Joytingle

Rabbit Ray explains chemotherapy, blood taking, vaccination etc. to children through play. It presents health information in an age-appropriate manner which enables parents to support their children better. We are looking to multiply our impact by putting this toolkit into the hands of parents worldwide.

Education, Health


Get more insights about Global Markets

Case Studies

Check out the latest portfolio management and achievements from different origanisations.

Bridges Ventures: Impact as an investment lens

Education, Employability

Impetus-The Private Equity Foundation: Phase-by-Phase Portfolio Management producing Dual Outcomes

Impetus- The Private Equity Foundation – Building the Capacity for Impact



Refreshing content for your daily reading covering multiple topics.

Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?

5 Ways Software Enhances Effective Grantmaking and Increases Social Impact

Affordable Housing, Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Health, Nutrition

The Power of Collaboration

Why Aren’t Australians Giving Overseas?


Integrating the Pandemic’s Impact Into the New Normal – the New Zealand Experience

AVPN 2020 Annual Review



Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage from sources all around the world.

AVPN creates philanthropic Digital Transformation Fund to help underserved and impacted communities in Korea, with a USD1 million grant from

Naina Subberwal Batra: Philanthropists, let your grantees be brave


Gender Inequality is a Complex Behavioral Issue Complicated by Other Forms of Discrimination: Naina Batra

Affordable Housing, Ageing, Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Governance, Health, Land conservation, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

First Impact Investing Fellowship for Asset Owners and Managers in Asia and Africa

Climate Action and Environment, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Asia-Based Winners of the 2021 SAFE STEPS Disaster-Tech Awards

Gender, Health

SDGS Driving Societal Priorities: Leading to a Just Society


MEMBERS IN community

Building strategic social investment

Global Markets members are united in their common interest in working towards improved social outcomes in Asia Pacific.


Connect with members

Catherine Brown

CEO, Lord Mayors Charitable Foundation

Maree Sidey

CEO, Australian Communities Foundation

Elizabeth Gillies

CEO, The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation Limited

Duncan Macintosh

CEO & Executive Director, APNIC Foundation

Mark Ingram

Chief Impact Officer, Brightlight Investment Management

Adam Milgrom

Director, Tripple

Market focus

Building strategic social investment in climate, gender and indigenous issues

Global Markets members are committed to supporting the growth and development of sustainable, equitable social outcomes in Asia Pacific.


Let’s create impact together

If you are an active social investor in Asia Pacific, contact Ruth or Benita to learn about how AVPN can support your organisation’s social investment in the region.

AVPN-Ruth Jones

Ruth Jones

Global Markets Director; Australia and New Zealand Representative at AVPN

Benita Sirone

Europe Director at AVPN