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Tag: Philanthropy

  • Podcast featured in: New Books in Law

    New Books in Law podcast

    Rhodri Davies joins New Books in Law podcast host Nick Pozek to discuss his 2023 book “What is Philanthropy For?”

     

  • Newsletter featured in: Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter

    Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter May 2024 (#19)

  • Publications

    Good Intent, Or Just Good Content? Assessing MrBeast’s Philanthropy

    In this article for the Journal of Philanthropy and Marketing, Rhodri Davies explores the aesthetics, ethics, economics and politics of the philanthropic approach of YouTube megastar MrBeast to assess whether we should view it as a welcome innovation or a cause for concern.

  • Article featured in: Journal of Philanthropy & Marketing

    Good intent, or just good content? Assessing MrBeast’s philanthropy

    In this article for the Journal of Philanthropy & Marketing, Rhodri Davies explores the phenomenon of MrBeast’s philanthropy and whether we should view it as a welcome innovation or a cause for concern.

  • Article featured in: Charity Hall of Fame

    Are Funders Changemakers Too?

    Rhodri Davies offers some thoughts in a guest blog for the new Charity Hall of Fame on whether we should view funders as changemakers, in addition to those they fund.

  • 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?

  • 29th Feb 2024

    UnCharitable Special (feat. Stephen Gyllenhaal)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 18th Jan 2024

    ERNOP: Connecting Philanthropy Academia & Practice #4

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    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.

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    GUEST ARTICLE: Fears for Tears – Why are we so afraid to allow emotion into philanthropy?

    27th November 2023

    In this guest article Natasha Friend, Director of Camden Giving – a London-based participatory grantmaker – asks why we have become so uncomfortable allowing emotion into professionalised philanthropy, and whether something is lost as a result.

  • Article

    OpenAI and the challenges of combining profit with purpose

    23rd November 2023

    What lessons might the recent high-profile chaos at OpenAI hold for philanthropy and civil society?

  • 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.