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  • Article

    Why isn’t all philanthropy trust-based philanthropy?

    We explore why “trust-based philanthropy” has gained ground as an idea, what it is framed as an alternative to, and why there is still a gap between rhetoric and practice.

  • 6th Jun 2024

    Kate Symondson: Family Foundations, Grantmaking & Next Gen Philanthropy

  • Newsletter featured in: Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter

    Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter May 2024 (#19)

  • 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.

  • 9th May 2024

    Fozia Irfan: Transformative Philanthropy

  • 28th Mar 2024

    ERNOP: Connecting Philanthropy Academia & Practice #5

  • Newsletter featured in: Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter

    Why Philanthropy Matters March 2024 Newsletter (#17)

    Read the March 2024 edition of our monthly newsletter on all things philanthropy and civil society.

    If you like what you read, subscribe HERE.

  • 14th Mar 2024

    Krystian Seibert: Developing philanthropy in Australia

  • Article

    Philanthropy and the Quest for Eternal Life

    7th March 2024

    What impact might the growing interest in radical life extension technology among the ultra-wealthy have on philanthropy?

  • Video featured in: Karma & Cents

    In conversation with… Rhodri Davies

    Rhodri Davies discusses his book “What is Philanthropy For?” at an event hosted by Canadian philanthropy advisory firm Karma & Cents.

  • Video featured in: Bayes Business School

    Transformative Philanthropy

    Watch a recording of the launch event for Fozia Irfan’s “Transformative Philanthropy” report, including thoughts from WPM Director Rhodri Davies on the history of social justice philanthropy in the UK.

  • Article

    The History of Social Justice Philanthropy in the UK

    7th February 2024

    To mark the publication of Fozia Irfan’s report Transformative Philanthropy: A Manual for Social Change, we take a look at the history of philanthropy aimed at social justice in the UK.

  • 8th Jan 2024

    J. Bob Alotta: AI, Philanthropy & Civil Society

  • Article

    What will 2024 bring for philanthropy and civil society?

    14th December 2023

    We explore some of the key ideas in the recent “2024 predictions” episode of the Philanthropisms podcast.

    If you want to listen to that in full, you can find part 1 HERE and part 2 HERE.

  • 14th Dec 2023

    2024 Predictions for Philanthropy & Civil Society – Part 1

  • Newsletter featured in: Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter

    Why Philanthropy Matters Nov 2023 Newsletter (#14)

    Read the November 2023 edition of our monthly newsletter on all things philanthropy and civil society.

    If you like what you read, subscribe HERE.

  • 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.