Is the “landscape of doing good” getting bigger and more diverse than ever before? And what might this mean for traditional philanthropy and nonprofits? We pose the questions that are going to guide a new essay series on this website.
We explore how and why philanthropy informs our judgements about other people’s moral worth.
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.
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?
Rhodri Davies joins host Ruo Wu to talk about his personal journey in the world of philanthropy, his new book and some of the big issues in the philanthropy world today.
Rhodri Davies moderates a panel discussion and Q&A as part of the launch of WINGS new Philanthropy Transformation Initiative.
In the second of this series of short podcasts to mark the launch of his book “What is Philanthropy For?”, Rhodri Davies joins series Editor George Miller to discuss the distinction between charity and philanthropy, how big money giving fits in with democracy, and what Effective Altruism is (and why it has been in trouble lately).
In this article, Rhodri Davies explores the potential impact of ChatGPT and generative AI on philanthropy.
In this podcast for Bristol University Press, Rhodri Davies talks to host George Miller about his new book “What is Philanthropy For?”
Hugely successful YouTuber MrBeast has become well known for his model of on-screen “Beast Philanthropy”. We take a look at what it is, why it has become controversial & what we should make of it.
As debate grows over whether we should be more concerned about over-population or declining birth rates, we explore why philanthropy has such a problematic history when it comes to engaging with population issues, and what lessons this holds for modern-day donors and non-profits.
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.