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Tag: tainted donations

  • Article

    Radical Philanthropy: Some thoughts on the recent New Yorker profile of Leah Hunt-Hendrix

    Rhodri Davies highlights a few thoughts prompted by the recent New Yorker magazine profile of philanthropist Leah Hunt-Hendrix.

  • Article

    What is Philanthropy For? (Speech to Yorkshire Funders 2023 Conference)

    This is the text of a keynote speech Rhodri Davies gave at the 2023 Yorkshire Funders Conference in Leeds, outlining some of the key questions about the nature and role of philanthropy and why there is a particular need to engage with them right now.

  • Podcast featured in: Transforming Society

    What should we do about tainted donations?

    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 whether some donations are ‘tainted’ , and what ethical dilemmas this poses for charities.

  • 8th Jun 2023

    Patricia Illingworth: Philanthropy & Human Rights

  • Article featured in: Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter

    Why Philanthropy Matters Newsletter #8

    You can read the eighth edition of our monthly newsletter below (from April 2023).

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  • Article featured in: Alliance Magazine

    Effectively over: What Does Sam Bankman-Fried’s downfall mean for philanthropy and Effective Altruism?

    Rhodri Davies takes a look at the spectacular downfall of crypto billionare Sam Bankman-Fried and the implications for philanthropy and civil society.

  • 3rd Nov 2022

    Philanthropy, Gratitude & Recognition

  • 22nd Sep 2022

    Emma Saunders-Hastings: Philanthropy, Inequality & Democracy

  • 8th Jul 2022

    Charles Keidan – Philanthropy Journalism & Key Issues in Civil Society

  • 23rd Jun 2022

    Tainted Donations: Can you do good with bad money?

  • Article featured in: Times Higher Education

    Russia links scrutiny adds to donations pressure on UK campuses

    In this article, Rhodri Davies is quoted talking about the impact of  sanctions on Russian oligarchs on philanthropic donations to universities.

  • Learn from our past to better understand our future.

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