The inaugural Philanthropy in Asia Summit concluded Tuesday. The invitation-only gathering convened for two days in Singapore and brought together philanthropists to "experience new perspectives to old issues and meet like-minded” peers.
The event was organized by the Singapore-based National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre, the California-based Global Philanthropy Forum, the Singapore-based Community Foundation and the London-based Resource Alliance.
According to Shanmugaratnam, individuals’ donations in Singapore tripled between 2006 and 2010, reports the Straits Times’ Leslie Kay Lim.
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