This is the podcast from CAF’s think tank Giving Thought, where we look at big issues, themes and news stories that relate to philanthropy and the work of civil society.
Our host, Rhodri Davies, leads you through a wide range of fascinating topics, and also speaks to great guests who bring their own insight and expertise on civil society issues.
For more in depth content from Giving Thought, please visit https://www.cafonline.org/about-us/blog-home/giving-thought
New Restrictions on Philanthropy & Civil Society in India: the FCRA 2020, with Ingrid Srinath
In this episode we talk to Ingrid Srinath, Director of the Center for Social Impact & Philanthropy at Ashoka University about philanthropy and civil society in India and the impact of new restrictions have come in as part of the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act 2020 (FCRA 2020). (Disclaimer: the views expressed are Ingrid’s own and do not necessarily reflect those of her employer, or of CAF).
Digital Civil Society- Challenges & Opportunties, with Lucy Bernholz
In this episode we talk to Lucy Bernholz, Director of the Digital Civil Society lab at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy & Civil Society (Stanford PACS) about how technology is reshaping civil society and the challenges and opportunities this will bring.
Funding Social Movements, with Regan Ralph
In this episode we talk to Regan Ralph, President and CEO of the Fund for Global Human Rights, about her experience of funding right-based movements around the world and what she has learned about the challenges and opportunities of funding social movements through philanthropy
Charitable Legacy Gifts, with Rob Cope
In this episode we chat to Rob Cope, Director of Remember A Charity, about charitable legacy gifts and legacy fundraising: what they are, what role they play in the overall charity landscape and how they have changed during the COVID pandemic.
Philanthropy in Europe during & after COVID Part 4 - Carola Carazzone
In this episode - the fourth in our mini-series on “European philanthropy during and after COVID” – we speak to Carola Carazzone, Secretary General of Assifero, about philanthropy in Italy and beyond.
European Philanthropy during & after COVID Part 3 - Julie Broome
In this episode - the third in our mini-series on “European philanthropy during and after COVID” – we talk to Julie Broome, Director of the Ariadne network about philanthropic funding for social change and rights issues now and in the future.