June 22nd, 2016
Sarah Davis, chief executive, Philanthropy Australia, says giving circles work best when they set good parameters. That includes discussing values and priorities; how to make decisions; what roles people will play and timelines.
"One of the challenges with this is there are so many good causes; there are so many exciting projects; there are so many different ways of supporting the community. Unless you have those parameters set up it might be easy to get a bit overwhelmed."
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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.