Why Philanthropy Matters April 2023 Newsletter (#8)
You can read the eighth edition of our monthly newsletter below (from April 2023).
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Sticking to their knitting: charities, campaigning & politics
Video of a lecture Rhodri Davies gave for Liverpool University’s Charity Law & Policy Unit, on the history and current context of charitable campaigning and politics.
An Interview with Rhodri Davies On The History of Individual Giving
In this video, recorded for Neon One’s Generosity XChange 2022 event, Rhodri talks to Tim Sarrantonio about the history of mass-market giving.
Politically Correct? Charities, Campaigning & Politics
13th October 2022
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?
Cold as Charity: philanthropy and the notion of the “undeserving poor”
29th June 2022
As political controversy over food banks rages once more, we take a look at the deep historical connections between philanthropy and how we understand poverty.
Funding Change: Lessons from the history of philanthropy & the fight for LGBT+ rights
13th April 2022
As we enter LGBT+ history month, we shine a light on one piece of the puzzle that often gets overlooked: the role that philanthropy and charity has played.
Mock Generosity: A Brief History of Satirising Philanthropy
11th December 2021
Why has philanthropy long been a favourite target of satirists, and what can this tell us about giving today?