Monthly Archives: January 2015

Should we be afraid? Scary trends in philanthropy

At the end of last October, David Callahan, editor of the Inside Philanthropyblog, posted his list of five scary trends in US philanthropy. They ranged from philanthropy’s influence on on public policy to questions of power relations between donors and grantees. Alliance philanthropy magazine ran with this question asking whether these trends apply elsewhere. In the piece, I share some thoughts on what to expect in the UK


My Philanthropy Education

I’ve just published this piece in the London-based Jewish Quarterly. The piece reflects on my sabbatical experience teaching about philanthropy at Stanford University last year, makes some predictions about the development of philanthropy education in the UK and raises some of the ethical challenges facing Jewish philanthropy back home.