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Towards a Philanthropy for the 21st Century? From Philanthrocapitalism to Relational Philanthropy and Beyond

Seminar for the Japan NPO Research Association (JANPORA) by Tobias Jung For over a century, philanthropy has been on the search for more effective and efficient approaches to giving. Historically, this journey has ranged from Andrew Carnegie’s idea of ‘scientific philanthropy’, to recent notions of ‘venture philanthropy’, ‘entrepreneurial philanthropy’, and ‘philathrocapitalism’. These approaches, characterised by…

Strengthening Community Philanthropy

Spread across multiple settings, fields and disciplines, the notion of community philanthropy is appealing and multi-faceted; it presents an ever-changing arrangement of principles, practices, patterns and perceptions that cover a diversity of interrelated ideas and ideals. However, knowledge and understanding of community philanthropy remain emergent; more diversity in views and voices and a better critically…