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Charities Aid Foundation's Giving Thought podcast explored the big issues, themes and news stories relating to philanthropy and the work of civil society. 

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Aug 17, 2021

In this episode we talk to Sharna Goldseker and Michael Moody about their book Generation Impact: How Next Gen Donors are Revolutionizing Giving, which is now available in an updated and expanded 2nd edition. Including:


  • In what ways are Next Gen donors genuinely different from previous generations?
  • Do Next Gen donors...

Aug 3, 2021

In this episode we talk to Stelio Stefanou OBE, philanthropist and Founder of the For Baby’s Sake Trust (FBST) - a charity which focuses on working with parents to address the impact of domestic violence on the early years development of children. In a wide-ranging conversation, we discussed:


  • Is...

Jul 13, 2021

In this episode Rhod sat down with Gemma Bull and Tom Steinberg, authors of new book "Modern Grantmaking: A Guide for Funders Who Believe Better is Possible". In a wide-ranging conversation, we discussed:


Humility & Funder Ego

  • Why is humility such a key part of Modern Grantmaking?
  • Is part of the problem that...

Jun 29, 2021

In this episode we're joined by Lori Bezahler, President of the Edward W. Hazen Foundation, to discuss the role of philanthropy in supporting racial justice and funding grassroots organizing or social movements. Including:


Racial Justice

  • Is racial injustice such a big/cross-cutting issues that it should not be seen...

Jun 15, 2021

In this episode we talk to Jo Kerr and Sonya Ruparel, from UK charity Turn2Us, about poverty, participation and the impact of the pandemic. Including:


Impact of Covid Pandemic

  • How has the Covid 19 pandemic affected Turn 2 Us, and the people and communities the charity serves?
  • What are the biggest challenges for the...