#57 Why Charitable Giving and Philanthropy Matter Today

September 14, 2020

Charitable giving and philanthropy are as important today as ever. In the midst of the pandemic and national reckoning with racial injustice, Americans from all backgrounds are giving in different and important ways. Host Justin Milner speaks with Urban Institute research associate Benjamin Soskis, Emily Boardman Ndulue, researcher and community manager with the Media Cloud project at Harvard University, and Erica Rosenthal, director of research the University of Southern California’s Norman Lear Center about how trends on charitable giving are shifting and how the media can influence the discourse.

Related links:
Exploring Charitable Norms and Narratives: The Stories and Values That Influence Giving
Giving & Philanthropy, with the Gates Foundation
God’s Plan