About the Springboard Programme
The Youth SDG innovation platform for Asia-Pacific
Asian Venture philanthropy Network (AVPN)
AVPN is a unique funders’ network based in Singapore committed to building a vibrant and high impact social investment community across Asia. AVPN is a capacity builder and platform that cuts across private, public and social sectors, embraces all types of engagement to improve the effectiveness of members across the Asia Pacific region.
The core mission of AVPN is to increase the flow of financial, human and intellectual capital to the social sector by connecting and empowering key stakeholders from funders to the social purpose organizations they support.
With over 600 members across over 35 markets, AVPN catalyses a strategic, collaborative and outcome focused approach to social investing, ensuring that resources are deployed as effectively as possible to address key social challenges facing Asia today and in the future.
Commitment to Youth Empowerment
At AVPN, we see social investment as a continuum that encompasses everything from philanthropy and venture philanthropy to impact investing, CSR and sustainable investment. We call this the "Continuum of Capital".
Collaboration with Youth Co:lab
Youth Co:Lab has endorsed 5 youth-led social enterprises on AVPN DealShare Platform to deploy financial and non-financial capital in a more targeted and impactful manner.
AVPN also collaborates with Youth Co:Lab on regional events, such as AVPN Virtual Conference 2020, AVPN Southeast Asia Summit 2020, etc.
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Focusing primarily on SDG: