February 09th, 2013
Graham Tuckwell's $50 million donation has raised the bar. Louise Walsh, the head of Philanthropy Australia, says she encourages donors to speak up about their gifts because ''we need more role models and that encourages people to talk. Then they start to talk about the passion they feel [for their causes] and how much more rewarding it is than how they made their money in the first place.''
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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.