10+ Best Articles on Philanthropy
The most useful articles on philanthropy from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Philanthropy Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on philanthropy by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- How philanthropy benefits the super-rich
- Effective altruism’s most controversial idea
- Why Philanthropy Is No Longer Just for the Rich
- Is booking Airbnbs really the best way to help Ukrainians?
- Would the World Be Better Off Without Philanthropists?
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How America’s richest donate their money
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What a second-century Roman citizen, Lucian, can teach us about diversity and acceptance
Lucian’s work provides insight into the second-century Roman world, which fostered multilingualism and multiculturalism.
Why is there so much secrecy in philanthropy?
Annual top donor lists don’t always include the top donors. A philanthropy expert explains why.
Why Philanthropy Is No Longer Just for the Rich
Here’s how the rules of philanthropy are changing — and how you can get involved.
Would the World Be Better Off Without Philanthropists?
Critics say that big-time donors wield too much power over their fellow-citizens and perpetuate social inequality. But don’t cancel Lady Bountiful just yet.
Is booking Airbnbs really the best way to help Ukrainians?
People want to help Ukrainians, and Airbnb has emerged as one way to do it. But is it the most effective?
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on philanthropy.
Effective altruism’s most controversial idea
Longtermism is influencing billionaires and politicians. Should it guide the future of humanity?
How philanthropy benefits the super-rich
The long read: There are more philanthropists than ever before. Each year they give tens of billions to charitable causes. So how come inequality keeps rising?
Jeff Bezos wants the world to know he’s a philanthropist
The Amazon founder has committed to giving most of his money to charity — and he’s got roughly $120 billion to burn. How’s he doing?
Billionaires get too much credit for philanthropy
The ultrawealthy are donating more than ever. That doesn’t mean the rest of us are giving less.
On the Differences Between Ecomodernism and Effective Altruism
In short: an unscalable ecocentrism, an unworkable longtermism, and an impractical anti-institutionalism.
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