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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. Launched in 2017 it is recognised as an insightful and influential source of philanthropic debate.  Rhodri Davies director of our Giving Thought Think Tank hosts the podcast, discussing contemporary issues and interviewing sector experts. Search our podcasts by theme, listen in here or on iTunes and Libsyn.

Latest podcasts

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    Talking to Julia Unwin CBE

    3 Sept 2019 - Our discussion with Julia includes the Civil Society Futures inquiry, trust in charities, social action and the challenges ahead for philanthropy.
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    Effective Altruism

    23 July 2019 - Why has this approach to philanthropy based on utilitarian philosophy gained so many admirers, and so many critics, over the last few years?
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    Structure and philanthropy

    9 July 2019 - We explore how philanthropy and civil society has become structured over time, what the drivers for this are, and what new possibilities the future may hold.
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    Philanthropy and public space

    25 June 2019 - How has philanthropy shaped public spaces, from National Parks and urban greenspaces to the digital world, and what are the challenges ahead?
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    Philanthropic Pledges

    11 June 2019 - How successful has the Giving Pledge been over the last decade? We explore the controversial topic of philanthropic promises.
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    Giving done right, with Phil Buchanan

    28 May 2019 - We talk to @philxbuchanan from @CEPData about his new book 'Giving done right: effective giving and making every dollar count' and discuss the current criticisms of philanthropy.

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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