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Max Rutherford

Opinion Max Rutherford 13 August 2019

The long game: Are foundations under-utilising one of their greatest assets?

Last year, the President of Foundation Center, Bradford K Smith, wrote a provocation piece asserting that the controversial appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court was a philanthropic outcome, and a product of effective foundation …

Opinion Max Rutherford 13 October 2018

Britain has lost the EU but its foundations may yet find a role

This week, at a meeting in the European Parliament between national foundation associations from across Europe, MEPs and officials from the European Committee, philanthropy was rightly described as ‘civil society’s treasure’. Philanthropy, it was said, …