E104: Philanthropy - COVID-19 and Beyond with Paul Gillespie
Updated: May 30
How have charities benefited from philanthropic giving in the time of COVID-19 and what have they done to develop philanthropic giving? What has COVID-19 shown about how charities can and should approach philanthropists and high net worth supporters?
Paul Gillespie is the Founder of Giving is Good, a Philanthropy, Corporate Community Investment and Mentoring consultancy who works with an extensive network of philanthropists, corporates and NGOs internationally - with the vision to act as social change catalysts. Paul has 30 years of commercial and NGO expertise via senior Director roles at Procter & Gamble and Bristol Myers Squibb, combined with leading fundraising, marketing and policy roles in the non-profit sector with Save the Children, Whizz-Kidz and Comic Relief. He is the founder and Chair of the think tank 'Leaders for Good', The 'Be Awesome' Philanthropy Leadership Academy and the creator of the 'Next Generation' Philanthropy Summit.
1. Charities in the time of COVID-19: https://www.philanthropy-impact.org/expert-opinion/charities-time-covid-19
2. A transformative moment for philanthropy: https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/public-and-social-sector/our-insights/a-transformative-moment-for-philanthropy
3. Philanthropy and Civil Society after COVID-19, key questions for the future: https://www.cafonline.org/about-us/blog-home/giving-thought/the-future-of-doing-good/philanthropy-and-civil-society-after-covid-19-key-questions-for-the-future