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The changing face of philanthropy

October 09th, 2014

The philanthropist has always played a significant role in the funding of the arts. But the old model of dealing with administrators of deceased estates is slowly, well, dying.

Enter the modern philanthropist – a new generation of young donors, some in their 20s and 30s, who is turning the old-style philanthropic endeavour on its head, with a more involved, sophisticated stance.

And arts organisations and individuals must also find new ways of engaging with these young donors, says Anna Draffin, Deputy CEO, Philanthropy Australia.

By Miranda Tay (ArtsHub, 09.10.2014)

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In conversation with Daniel Lee of the Levi Strauss Foundation

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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