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    Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter #2

    You can read the second edition of our monthly newsletter below (from Oct 2022).

    If you like what you read, subscribe HERE.

  • Newsletter featured in: Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter

    Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter #1 (Sep 2022)

    You can find a link to the inaugural edition of our monthly newsletter below (from Sep 2022).

    And if you like what you read, you can subscribe HERE.

  • Article featured in: MarketWatch

    Queen Elizabeth II ‘demonstrated an unstinting passion for charities’ — these were her favorite causes

    Rhodri Davies is quoted in this article commenting on the impact the late Queen Elizabeth II and her family have had on charities and charitable giving in the UK.

  • Book Review featured in: Alliance Magazine

    White Philanthropy: Carnegie Corporation’s ‘An American Dilemma’ and the Making of a White World Order

    Rhodri Davies reviews Maribel Morey’s White Philanthropy: Carnegie Corporation’s ‘An American Dilemma’ and the Making of a White World Order for Alliance magazine.


  • Podcast featured in: Nonprofit Nation

    Rewriting the Rules of Giving and Philanthropy

    In this episode of the Nonprofit Nation podcast, Rhodri Davies joins host Julia Campbell to discuss what the media is getting wrong in the coverage of charities, how to maintain the spirit of collaboration created during the pandemic, and what’s next for philanthropy and the third sector.

  • Article featured in: Chronicle of Philanthropy

    How fundraising can bring Americans back to giving — If it changes

    In this article by Drew Lindsay for the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Rhodri Davies is quoted asking whether approaches to fundraising and giving have become too transactional, and whether that means nonprofits are failing to meet people’s desire for participation.

  • Article featured in: Charity Digital

    The influencers with a charitable streak

    In this article, Rhodri Davies is named as one of the top charity social media influencers in the UK.

  • Article featured in: Third Sector

    Charities must be ready to embrace new and emerging technologies

    Rhodri Davies is quoted in an article by charity tech expert Zoe Amar, talking about the impact of emerging technology on charities.

  • Essay featured in: NPC 20th Anniversary Essays

    Would AI be good or bad for philanthropy? Will AI replace grant-makers?

    In this essay for NPC to mark their 20th anniversary, Philanthropy Matters Director Rhodri Davies explores the potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on philanthropy and grantmaking.

  • 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.