Giving Circles are firmly on the map


Drawing on his research at NUS Business School in Singapore, Rob John reflects on the growth of giving circles across Asia Giving circles are an intriguing phenomenon.  These self-organised groups [...]

Giving Circles are firmly on the map2018-03-27T20:31:26+00:00

Turning philanthropy sideways


Following on from October's ESRC Seminar Philanthropy today? Philanthropy tomorrow? in St Andrews, Dr Susan Wilkinson Maposa wrote up her paper for the April 2017 edition of the Maecenata Observatorium series.  [...]

Turning philanthropy sideways2017-04-20T22:24:16+00:00

Researching professionalisation in foundations


Following a successful career in the foundation world, Michele Fugiel Gartner decided to do a PhD in philanthropy. Here she reflects on her choice of researching professionalisation in philanthropy.  My research [...]

Researching professionalisation in foundations2017-03-11T13:12:11+00:00

Community philanthropy: equality, equity and inclusiveness?


On the shelf of philanthropic playthings, community philanthropy sits like a teddy bear. Next to the die-cast action figures of scientific and venture philanthropy, it feels soft, flexible and comforting; [...]

Community philanthropy: equality, equity and inclusiveness?2017-01-14T16:39:22+00:00

Philanthropy research roundtable June 2016


Philanthropy Research: foundations, universities and research relationships Philanthropy research is emerging as a growing field of interest. Questions as to what constitutes philanthropy research and how it can best address and [...]

Philanthropy research roundtable June 20162016-12-23T13:33:18+00:00