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Category: Philanthropy and Democracy

  • Publications

    Philanthropy Policymaking in Historical Perspective (Annual Lecture 2024)

    These are the slides to accompany a lecture given every year since 2017 by Rhodri Davies for the MSc course in Philanthropy, Grantmaking & Social Investment at Bayes Business School, City University of London.

  • 14th Mar 2024

    Krystian Seibert: Developing philanthropy in Australia

  • 21st Sep 2023

    Aaron Horvath: civil society and the limits of measurement

  • Article featured in: LinkedIn

    Em um mundo ideal não haveria filantropia?

    Joao Paulo Vergueiro, Director of Giving Tuesday’s Latin America & Caribbean Hub, translates Rhodri Davies’s recent WPM article “In an Ideal World, Would There Be No Philanthropy?” into Portuguese.

  • Article

    In An Ideal World, Would There Be No Philanthropy?

    14th July 2023

    We explore the idea that “in an ideal world there would be no philanthropy”: why does it have such deep roots, how should we understand it, and is it right?

  • 8th Jun 2023

    Patricia Illingworth: Philanthropy & Human Rights

  • 20th Feb 2023

    Claire Dunning – Philanthropy, State & Society in the US

  • Video featured in: Youtube

    2022: A Year in Philanthropy

    Why Philanthropy Matters Director, Rhodri Davies, takes part in a panel session at a recent Alliance Magazine event looking at “2022: A Year in Philanthropy”.

  • Article

    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?

  • Learn from our past to better understand our future.

    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.