In this episode we take a look at a few of the biggest stories from what has been a notable newsworthy couple of weeks for philanthropy – focusing on the fallout from the spectacular implosion of crypto billionaire and high profile Effective Altruist Sam Bank-Fried. We also take a look at a big philanthropy pledge from Jeff Bezos and the latest on Mackenzie Scott’s radical no-strings-attached big giving.
If you had the resources to be a philanthropist, how would you go about it? We explore some of the key choices and issues.
Why does the relationship between charities and politics in the UK continue to cause so much debate? What benefits does charity campaigning bring, and what risks does it pose? And are the rules governing this area fit for purpose, or do we need a radical rethink?
Yvon Chouinard’s decision to hand ownership of outdoor fashion company Patagonia to two newly-created nonprofit entities has made headlines around the world. We explore the precedents for his approach and what they might tell us about the questions we should be asking.
We explore why, despite there being plenty to admire about Effective Altruism, many are still uneasy about the movement’s ideas and influence.
Rhodri Davies is quoted in this article, commenting on the potential impact of Sam Bankman-Fried’s downfall on the wider field of cryptophilanthropy.
Rhodri Davies takes a look at the spectacular downfall of crypto billionare Sam Bankman-Fried and the implications for philanthropy and civil society.
In this article Emma Beeston talks to Rhodri Davies about his work with Why Philanthropy Matters and why thinking more deeply about philanthropy is worthwhile and important.
Philanthropy has a long and varied history. We’ve created bite-size chapters that you can jump in and out of to better understand philanthropy.