September 26th, 2014
Australian Financial Review Magazine
More Australians are giving as state and federal governments – challenged by shrinking public revenues – are cutting or leaving static funding to many areas, from the arts and education to welfare. The panellists noted that philanthropy, when done well, is powerful because it builds a country’s social capital.
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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