Presentation on theme: "Leadership Calgary Focus Group Generating Social Capital."— Presentation transcript:
Leadership Calgary Focus Group Generating Social Capital
What is the Orienting Story of Philanthropy? Human/Life Situation Dynamics Venture Dynamics Personal Responsibility Dynamics Social & Cultural Co-Responsibility Dynamics
The Story of Phil Anthropy – A Journey Philanthropy – A response to a social need without the expectation of anything in return.
Philanthropy for Self Preservation
Philanthropy from Fear What are my good deeds worth? Your Soul!
People Meeting Needs of People
Individual Giving through Collective
“Parents should leave their children with enough money to do anything they want but not so much that they don't do anything” – Warren Buffett What are the most important things a parent can teach their child around philanthropy so that they are prepared for what is needed in the future?
“The profit motive could be the best tool for solving the world’s problems, more effective than any government or private philanthropy” - Oracle founder Larry Ellison How do charities establish themselves to be innovative?
“Today, more than ever before, life must be characterised by a sense of universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also to other forms of life.” – Dalai Lama What role would philanthropy play in making this happen?
None of us is as smart as all of us – Japanese proverb How do you prepare/improve/extend the community’s capacity for adaptive philanthropy?
What is missing from our current interpretation of Philanthropy? What are the counter-ventures?