Giving Insights® is the monthly podcast series produced by Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd. Every month the series will address important issues facing our communities and the world. There will be conversations with thought leaders and change-makers who explore what is happening post-Pandemic and what the challenges and opportunities for philanthropy and for all of us are as we navigate a changing landscape.
Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd, is a global philanthropic advisory firm helping high net worth and ultra-high net worth donors achieve greater impact with their charitable dollars since 2000.
Episode 11: Is it too late to do anything about climate change?
Listen to a conversation between Betsy Brill, President of Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd., and Katie Redford, Executive Director of the Equation Campaign, about what can be done to reduce the impact of climate change and potentially save the environment and planet. The Equation Campaign was founded by members of the Rockefeller family and is focused on the intersection of climate change and climate justice. In a wide-ranging conversation Betsy and Katie talk about:
What is being done to reduce carbon emissions How indigenous people and people of color are leading the effort to stop oil and gas companies from polluting the air, water and land in their communities What the Equation Campaign is doing to support these efforts Giving Insights® Because the more we know… the greater impact we can have.
How the Pandemic Has Changed the World of Art and Collectibles
In the newest episode of our monthly Podcast series: Giving Insights®, Ron Varney, founder and President of Ronald Varney Fine Art Advisors, and Susan Winer, COO and Co-Founder of Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd., will explore: How the Pandemic Has Changed the World of Art and Collectibles. They will discuss:
What has changed in the art market in terms the art interests, ways in which art is sold, and who is buying How museums have been affected by the Pandemic and changing art world What are the opportunities and challenges for buyers How using art and collectibles to fund charitable gifts has become even more popular You will be able to find our Podcast Series; Giving Insights® on our website or anywhere you go to listen to podcasts.
Beyond Politics: A Conversation on Immigration
Mary Meg McCarthy, Executive Director of the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), one of the nation’s preeminent immigrant and human rights advocacy organizations, and Betsy Brill, President of Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd., discuss immigration and the migrant crisis which has been a touchstone of the U.S. political debate for decades. The conversation explores:
The opportunities and challenges facing the U.S and the growing number of migrants seeking refuge in the U.S. Why it is important to remember that this is a human issue, not a political issue How climate change, poverty, and political unrest around the world are the significant causal factors for migration Giving Insights® The more we know... the greater impact we can have.
Part 2: HATE! Why is hate so prevalent in our society and what can we do about it.
This two-part series looks at the causes for, and ways to address, hate, hostility, and prejudice in our communities and across the country. Following up on the conversation with Ken Stern in May, we talk with Eric Ward, Executive Director of the Western States Center and a Senior Fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center. Eric has spent the last 30 years exploring the relationship between authoritarian movements, hate, and violence.
A respected author, speaker, and activist, he talks about how and why white nationalism has become so prevalent and what individuals and communities can do to combat this dangerous trend. Eric cautions that we cannot ignore what is happening and that racial inequality and the deepening divide in the country are threats to all of our freedoms.
Episode 7: HATE! Why it’s so prevalent in our society and what can we do about it.
This is the first in a two-part series that looks at the causes and ways to address hate, hostility, and prejudices that seem to be more virulent than ever before. In this interview Ken Stern, Director of the Bard Center for the Study of Hate at Bard College, explores:
Why people hate The need for a more systemic approach to addressing the root causes and impact of the growing hostility and violence that is so pervasive in our society How we can create a larger framework for addressing hatred in our society
What’s Happening to Philanthropy?
Philanthropy in the near future will have very different priorities says Teri Behrens, Executive Director of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley University. Teri and Betsy Brill, President of Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd., will discuss The Johnson Center’s recently released 11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2021 and what we can expect to see impacting the field of philanthropy in the coming months and years. They will explore:
How the next generation of philanthropists is influencing the direction of philanthropy What trends were driven by the Pandemic What anyone who wants to make a difference in their community or the world should think about when spending their charitable resources