August 22nd, 2013
Australia is mourning one of the country’s greatest arts benefactors, Loti Smorgon, who died on Tuesday. Philanthropy Australia CEO, Louise Walsh described Loti Smorgon as an ‘awesome cultural philanthropist’. “Both Loti and Victor were groundbreaking cultural philanthropists who have inspired many more philanthropists by their actions". Walsh said that most of their giving was very much in the public domain where you could see the power of their gifts.
In conversation with Nicole Richards at the Philanthropy Meets Parliament Summit, Daniel Lee shared his insights on topics including the role of philanthropy as a driver of systems change which addresses root causes of social challenges, the relationship between philanthropy and government and what the new political environment in the United States means for philanthropy.
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