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Giving Thought

PODCASTS FROM GIVING THOUGHT

Our regular podcast series explores trends in global philanthropy and civil society.

About the Giving Thought podcast

The Giving Thought podcast is an exploration of trends in global philanthropy and civil society.  Since launching in May 2017, the podcast has become recognised as an insightful and influential source of philanthropic debate. 

In each episode Rhodri Davies, Director of our Giving Thought Think Tank, and guests take a contemporary issue in philanthropy and civil society and break it down into three manageable chunks, giving an overview of the extensive work they have done on the subject. Search our podcasts by subject, listen in here or on iTunes and Libsyn and send us your thoughts.

Latest podcasts

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    Bringing diverse communities together

    15 October 2019 - We talk to Jim Minton, CEO of Toynbee Hall, about the role of local civil society organisations and the opportunities and challenges that come with place-based philanthropy.
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    Participatory Philanthropy, with Rose Longhurst

    1 October 2019 - What happens when philanthropic funders give away power as well as money? We explore the opportunities and challenges of participatory grantmaking.
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    Tainted donations

    17 Sept 2019 - When is a gift not welcome? We explore the tangled history of 'tainted donations' from medieval barons to MIT Media Lab.

Podcast themes

Many podcasts cover more than one theme. If you would like to discuss the issues raised, have suggestions for future podcasts or any questions, please get in touch.
     
      

Podcast host

Rhodri Davies

Rhodri Davies

Head of Policy

Rhodri leads Giving Thought, our in-house think tank focusing on current and future issues affecting philanthropy and civil society. Rhodri has spent nearly a decade specialising in public policy around philanthropy and the work of charities, and has researched, written and presented on a wide range of topics. He has a first-class degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Oxford.   Read more about Rhodri

E:
givingthought@cafonline.org

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Giving Thought looks at the key issues affecting civil society, philanthropy, social investment and the use of new technologies for social good.

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