59 episodes

The Philanthropy Roundtable’s mission is to foster excellence in philanthropy, to protect philanthropic freedom, to assist donors in achieving their philanthropic intent, and to help donors advance liberty, opportunity, and personal responsibility in America and abroad. Follow Karl Zinsmeister's podcast, Sweet Charity, for short weekly stories about how private giving solves public problems.

The Philanthropy Roundtable The Philanthropy Roundtable

    • Education
    • 4.3 • 6 Ratings

The Philanthropy Roundtable’s mission is to foster excellence in philanthropy, to protect philanthropic freedom, to assist donors in achieving their philanthropic intent, and to help donors advance liberty, opportunity, and personal responsibility in America and abroad. Follow Karl Zinsmeister's podcast, Sweet Charity, for short weekly stories about how private giving solves public problems.

    The Humanitarian Habits of Religious People

    The Humanitarian Habits of Religious People

    America’s extraordinary generosity and historic faith are closely linked.

    • 5 min
    American Giving Viewed from Abroad

    American Giving Viewed from Abroad

    A recent speaking trip to Australia reminds us how unusual U.S. philanthropy is

    • 13 min
    The Backlash Against School Reform

    The Backlash Against School Reform

    Enemies of innovation have got the upper hand right now. Here’s a Throwback Thursday reminder of why that’s not good—and won’t last.

    • 10 min
    Meet the World’s Largest Musical Instrument

    Meet the World’s Largest Musical Instrument

    Voluntary givers created it, restored it, and are saving it for the future

    • 12 min
    A Walk Through Some Nation-changing Churches

    A Walk Through Some Nation-changing Churches

    Giving thanks for Boston’s charitable houses of worship.

    • 8 min
    Some Common Criticisms of Philanthropy — Part 3

    Some Common Criticisms of Philanthropy — Part 3

    …and a few quick answers. Part 3 of three podcasts.

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

twinmom1230 ,

Fascinating bits of knowledge and inspiration

Well worth a listen! You will feel amazed at the culture of philanthropy in our great country and all the good things that can come from the generosity and selflessness of others.

travelingtroubadour ,

Gems

Great little stories, and I learn a lot.

Pewter4567 ,

Huge range

If you want to have an accurate sense of the huge breadth of private giving and private reform of social problems in our country, you should subscribe. Lively, and only about 5 minutes or so.

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