Givers, Doers, & Thinkers—A Podcast on Philanthropy and Civil Society

Episode 10: Ben Soskis & the untold history of philanthropy

November 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
Givers, Doers, & Thinkers—A Podcast on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Episode 10: Ben Soskis & the untold history of philanthropy
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Givers, Doers, & Thinkers—A Podcast on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Episode 10: Ben Soskis & the untold history of philanthropy
Nov 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10

This week is the tenth and final episode of Philanthropy Daily's first season of Givers, Doers, & Thinkers. But don't fret, we'll be back with season two in February 2021! 

Today, Jeremy speaks with historian and journalist Ben Soskis. He's been featured in the Washington Post, the Atlantic, the Guardian, New Yorker online, and is the co-editor of HistPhil, an online publication on the history of the philanthropic and nonprofit sector.  Additionally, Ben is a research associate for the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute. Jeremy and Ben discuss the history of philanthropy, its critiques, and how it differs from charity. 

You'll also hear from American Philanthropic managing consultant Laura Pallares. Laura shares how to prepare and plan for the future when its crisis hits and ways to ensure your organization comes out on top once the dust settles. 

You can find Givers, Doers, & Thinkers here at Philanthropy Daily, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Buzzsprout, and wherever you listen to podcasts.

We’d love to hear your thoughts, ideas, questions, and recommendations for the podcast! You can shoot Katie Janus, GDT’s producer, an email anytime!

Show Notes

This week is the tenth and final episode of Philanthropy Daily's first season of Givers, Doers, & Thinkers. But don't fret, we'll be back with season two in February 2021! 

Today, Jeremy speaks with historian and journalist Ben Soskis. He's been featured in the Washington Post, the Atlantic, the Guardian, New Yorker online, and is the co-editor of HistPhil, an online publication on the history of the philanthropic and nonprofit sector.  Additionally, Ben is a research associate for the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute. Jeremy and Ben discuss the history of philanthropy, its critiques, and how it differs from charity. 

You'll also hear from American Philanthropic managing consultant Laura Pallares. Laura shares how to prepare and plan for the future when its crisis hits and ways to ensure your organization comes out on top once the dust settles. 

You can find Givers, Doers, & Thinkers here at Philanthropy Daily, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Buzzsprout, and wherever you listen to podcasts.

We’d love to hear your thoughts, ideas, questions, and recommendations for the podcast! You can shoot Katie Janus, GDT’s producer, an email anytime!