Center for Global Prosperity
The Center for Global prosperity provides a platform-through conferences, discussions, publications, and media appearances-to create awareness among U.S. and international opinion leaders, as well as the general public, about the central role of the private sector, both for-profit and not-for-profit, in the creation of economic growth and prosperity in any country.
The Center’s core product is the annual Index of Global Philanthropy and Remittances, which details the sources and magnitude of private giving to the developing world. The Index reframes the discussion about the roles of public and private sectors in foreign aid by showing that the full scale of a country’s generosity is measured not just by government aid, but by private giving as well. These private financial flows-including philanthropy and volunteerism from foundations, charities, corporations, universities, and churches as well as remittances-constitute the majority of the developed world’s economic engagement with developing nations.
The Center for Global Prosperity at the Hudson Institute is pleased to present the Index of Philanthropic Freedom. Covering 64 countries around the world, the Index is a comprehensive study of what drives global giving. The Index ranks and compares countries on their enabling environment for philanthropy by assessing (1) the ease of registering, operating, and dissolving civil society organizations, (2) the availability and attainability of tax deductions and exemptions, and (3) the ease of engaging in cross-border philanthropy. To view the 2015 report in its entirety, click the button on the left. To access the Interactive Map of Philanthropic Freedom and view reports on philanthropic freedom within specific countries, click the button on the right.
The Center supports free societies, including capital markets, rule of law, government transparency, free trade and press, human rights, and private property- prerequisites for economic health and well-being.
For the latest news and updates from Hudson’s Center for Global Prosperity, visit their blog at http://globalprosperity.wordpress.com/.
Policy Center News
Hudson Institute’s Center for Global Prosperity releases its 2016 Index of Global Philanthropy and Remittances
Research from Hudson’s Center for Global Prosperity referenced in The Wall Street Journal
Carol Adelman quoted in Devex on the global development process
Jeremiah Norris’s letter to the editor on international relief published in Washington Post
Center for Global Prosperity’s 2013 Index of Global Philanthropy and Remittances cited in Global Post
Carol Adelman quoted in IDRC on philanthropic giving and the developing world
For the latest news and updates from Hudson’s Center for Global Prosperity, visit CGP’s blog at http://globalprosperity.wordpress.com/.
Director, Center for Global Prosperity
Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Science in Public Policy
In the MediaView all
Index of Global Philanthropic Freedom, ACR Philanthropy Roundtable, October 6, 2015
Shrinking Space for Civil Society and Philanthropy - New Reports and Trends, Council on Foundations, September 10, 2015
Focal Contacts for Policy Coherence for Development, OECD, June 15, 2015
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