Philanthropy Roundup: December 2019

Philanthropy Roundup
Trudy Armstrong (pictured right) is among the honorees recognized by the North County Philanthropy Council.

If you’re a philanthropist, your schedule might make it hard to keep up with the latest news, topics and emerging trends in the world of giving back.

That’s why we’re making it easier for you to stay current.

Our “Philanthropy Roundup” posts highlight stories – at the local and national level – that are valuable to our readers and will keep you up to date in the world of philanthropy. Check out the articles below.

Philanthropy Roundup

Armstrong, Brooks honored by philanthropy council
The San Diego Union-Tribune

The North County Philanthropy Council honored local philanthropists and community leaders, Trudy Armstrong and Dave Brooks, at is annual awards ceremony last month. The event recognized more than 100 individuals for their volunteerism and celebrated the power of philanthropy.

The next generation of billionaires has a totally different style when it comes to giving their money away
Business Insider

Public opinion is swinging against billionaire donors, and a new generation of ultra-wealthy people are changing how they give back as a result. Young billionaires are making philanthropy a more hands-on and transparent process, according to research from Wealth-X.

Ernest and Evelyn Rady Give $200 Million to Rady Children’s Hospital
Philanthropy News Digest

Rady Children’s Hospital announced the largest gift in its history when it received $200 million from notable San Diego philanthropists Ernest and Evelyn Rady. The gift will support the hospital’s master plan project and includes a matching campaign to increase contributions even further.

Is There More to Philanthropy Than Just Being Generous?
Town and Country Magazine

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker shares his thoughts on new ways donors can think about their giving. As he explains, too often, we think of how an act of charity can make a difference in the moment—without always considering how our generosity could also create real, lasting change in the world. There is a spectrum of giving that goes from generosity to justice and the more philanthropists move toward justice, the more likely we are to benefitting society as a whole.

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