CAF America's Global Partnerships enable us to bridge great divides by bringing to the American donor the very best of philanthropic expertise and services on the ground in countries around the world. Through this podcast series, we introduce our listeners, our donors to partners we collaborate with and partners who collaborate with us, in making it possible for that long arch of history, that long arch of philanthropic change to bend a little faster, with much more assurance, and with the full regulatory compliance, risk management and regulatory compliance you have come to rely on from CAF America.
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In this edition CAF America President & CEO, Ted Hart will introduce you to Gill Bates, CEO of CAF Southern Africa, our partner in South Africa who works to encourage and facilitate the investment of money, in-kind resources and time, by companies, institutions and individuals throughout South Africa. Their work with donors, foundations and corporations helps strengthen South Africa's nonprofit sector and the communities they serve. CAF Southern Africa is committed to promoting and adding value to these contributions by encouraging cooperation, sharing innovation, and fostering leadership.
In this edition CAF America President & CEO, Ted Hart will introduce you to Meenakshi Batra, Chief Executive of CAF India our partner in India who provides strategic and management support to corporates, individuals and NGOs throughout India with an aim to ensure greater impact of their philanthropic and CSR investments. CAF India has many years of experience in managing complex philanthropic and community development initiatives for corporations, institutions and individuals. They are established pioneers in designing and delivering 'giving' programs tailored to the needs of corporate and institutional donors.
In this edition CAF America President & CEO, Ted Hart will introduce you to Elitsa Barakova, Executive Director of BCause Foundation our partner in Bulgaria who provides companies and donors unparralleled expertise in directing philanthropic support to important impactful charitable causes in Bulgaria. Their work helps with financial and organizational strengthening of civil society organizations and public institutions such as schools, libraries and museums. Since 2014, the BCause Foundation has a managed the CAF America funded Rinker Center for Entrepreneurship and Training set up to promote education, lifelong learning and support entrepreneurship and business development in Bulgaria.
In this edition CAF America President & CEO, Ted Hart will introduce you to Masha Chertok, Director of CAF Russia our partner in Russia who provides service in support of corporate social responsibility initiatives. They design and implement programs on behalf of companies, assist in establishment of independent charities, and provide consulting services in the field of corporate philanthropy policies. CAF Russia has helped many companies and private foundations to develop their social and philanthropy policies utilizing international standards of social investment management.
In this edition CAF America President & CEO, Ted Hart, will introduce you to Lisa Grinham CEO of Good2Give our partner in Australia who provides innovative technology solutions to help businesses, donors and charities connect. Good2Give is one of the leading advisors to business providing for efficient and secure processing of one million charitable transactions annually. Good2Give has contributed a quarter of a billion dollars (AUS) to more than 8,000 Australian and international charities.
In this edition CAF America President & CEO, Ted Hart will introduce you to Paula Fabiani CEO of IDIS - The Institute for the Development of Social Investment - our partner in Brazil with over twenty years of expertise in designing and implementation of charitable projects as well as the disseminate of knowledge that contributes to the development of Brazil's giving culture.
In this edition CAF America President & CEO, Ted Hart will introduce you to Rana Kotan, Secretary General at TUSEV, The Third Sector Foundation of Turkey which, since 1993, has grown to support a network of over 100 associations and foundations that share a vision of strengthening the legal, fiscal and operations infrastructure of the charitable sector in Turkey. Among TUSEV's main objectives are non-profit law reform, research on civil society and philanthropy, promoting social investment and social justice philanthropy, and facilitating partnerships across sectors, as well as across borders.