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27 01, 2020

PEX through paintings #1 – “The Scouting Party”

2021-01-12T23:59:37+00:00

Wandering through Madrid's Museum Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, there is a diversity of paintings that summarise the wider context within which the inaugural meeting of the Philanthropy [...]

PEX through paintings #1 – “The Scouting Party”2021-01-12T23:59:37+00:00
26 01, 2020

Ten Points from PEX in Ten Paintings

2021-01-12T23:49:19+00:00

January 2020 saw the inaugural meeting of the Philanthropy Europe Networks (PEX) Forum in Madrid. Hosted by DAFNE (Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe) and [...]

Ten Points from PEX in Ten Paintings2021-01-12T23:49:19+00:00
19 07, 2019

Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC) conference 2019

2019-07-19T14:13:13+01:00

The biennial conference of the Nonprofit Academic Centres Council (NACC) took place at Cass Business School City, University of London from July 16-17. For the [...]

Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC) conference 20192019-07-19T14:13:13+01:00
30 06, 2019

Scottish Philanthropy Snippet – June 2019: Hamish McHamish

2019-06-30T14:37:57+01:00

Hamish McHamish (1999-2014) 'local legend and cat about town' Image: Statute of Hamish in St Andrews Hamish McHamish became known as St Andrews' [...]

Scottish Philanthropy Snippet – June 2019: Hamish McHamish2019-06-30T14:37:57+01:00
31 05, 2019

Scottish Philanthropy Snippet – May 2019: James Gillespie

2019-05-31T14:13:10+01:00

James Gillespie (1726-1797) 'An Edinburgh character through and through, with an impressive nose fit for a snuff merchant' Background: Born into a family of modest [...]

Scottish Philanthropy Snippet – May 2019: James Gillespie2019-05-31T14:13:10+01:00
14 05, 2019

Philanthropy as ‘Sisyphus’

2019-06-03T20:23:58+01:00

Ylvisaker, in his speech to the 1976 International Conference on Opportunities for Philanthropy, argued that doing philanthropy is akin to being Sisyphus: 'What philanthropy and [...]

Philanthropy as ‘Sisyphus’2019-06-03T20:23:58+01:00
29 03, 2019

Scottish Philanthropy Snippet – March 2019: William Chambers

2019-03-29T15:37:36+00:00

William Chambers (1800-1883) Publisher, Public Servant, Philanthropist Image: John Rhind's Statute of William Chambers on Chambers Street, Edinburgh Background: William Chambers was born [...]

Scottish Philanthropy Snippet – March 2019: William Chambers2019-03-29T15:37:36+00:00