Philanthropists as change-makers: past and present
Tweets from a seminar on the historic and contemporary practices of philanthropists leading social change - part of a series to accompany 'Philanthropy: The City Story' exhibition 4 November 2013 - with additional material from around the Web.
- Robert Dufton, Senior Fellow at the Centre for Charity Effectiveness at Cass Business School, introduces a stellar panel of grant makers, historians and researchers.
- Historian and author Frank Prochaska highlights the less obvious aspects of City Philanthropy - the role of women and the working classes.
- Nick Acland, Director of The Henry Smith Charity, compares grant-making priorities and practices over the last 400 years.
- Read on for Professor Pharoah's analysis of trends in corporate giving