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Tag: Philanthropy

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    Essay Series: The Expanding Landscape of Doing Good

    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.

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    Does Philanthropy Make You a Good Person?

    We explore how and why philanthropy informs our judgements about other people’s moral worth.

  • 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.

  • 20th Jul 2023

    Martha Awojobi: Anti-Racism, Philanthropy & Fundraising

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    In An Ideal World, Would There Be No Philanthropy?

    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?

  • Newsletter featured in: Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter

    Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter #10

    You can read the tenth edition of our monthly newsletter below (from June 2023).

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  • Podcast featured in: Winckworth Sherwood LLP

    Charity Law Conversations podcast

    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.

  • Video featured in: Alliance Magazine Events/WINGS

    Launch of WINGS Philanthropy Transformation Initiative

    Rhodri Davies moderates a panel discussion and Q&A as part of the launch of WINGS new Philanthropy Transformation Initiative.

  • Podcast featured in: Transforming Society

    Is philanthropy charity’s more rational cousin?

    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).

  • 3rd May 2023

    Dr Ewan Kirk – Philanthropy & giving ‘permission to fail’

  • Article featured in: Alliance Magazine

    Artificial intelligence is coming for philanthropy

    In this article, Rhodri Davies explores the potential impact of ChatGPT and generative AI on philanthropy.

  • Podcast featured in: Transforming Society

    What is philanthropy & why does it matter?

    In this podcast for Bristol University Press, Rhodri Davies talks to host George Miller about his new book “What is Philanthropy For?”

  • 16th Mar 2023

    Emma Beeston & Beth Breeze – Advising Philanthropists

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    Good For Ratings? MrBeast & Philanthropy in the Attention Economy

    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.

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    Lost in the Crowd: Philanthropy, Population Debates & The Shadow of Eugenics

    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.

  • 19th Dec 2022

    2023 Predictions for Philanthropy & 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.