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Social Compact in a Changing World: How Philanthropies are Grappling with Growing Scrutiny and Critique
Clarion calls for transparency and accountability are getting louder and louder. How can private donors best respond to the rising levels of scrutiny on the philanthropic sector?

Join representatives from Surdna Foundation, Wellcome Trust, Carnegie Corporation and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) for a deep dive into social compact concepts including legitimacy, accountability, transparency and more as a follow up to RPA’s recent publication, “Social Compact in a Changing World: How Philanthropies are Grappling with Growing Scrutiny and Critique.”

Don Chen, President, Surdna Foundation
Philomena Gibbons, Deputy Director, Culture and Society, Wellcome Trust
Geri Mannion, Program Director, U.S. Democracy and Special Opportunities Fund, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Moderated by: Melissa A. Berman, President and CEO, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

With the increased scrutiny surrounding private philanthropy, the time is ripe to explore the social compact as applied to philanthropic institutions, and how those entities are interpreting shifting social norms and adjusting to new realities. Hear three different approaches on responding to this new normal, including:

• How they are responding to the rising tide of scrutiny.
• Adjustments and considerations for their respective social compacts.
• Approaches for increasing responsiveness, accountability and transparency with the various types of partners and the general public.

We will have plenty of opportunity for Q&A! To get the most out of this webinar, we suggest downloading the publication here: https://www.rockpa.org/social-compact-in-a-changing-world/

Oct 28, 2019 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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