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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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    Bringing diverse communities together, with Jim Minton of Toynbee Hall

    15 October 2019 - We talk to Jim, 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.
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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.

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

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givingthought@cafonline.org

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