Edition VII

Thursday 24 October 2019

Philanthropy Day
Edition VII

The sole event in Italy on effective philanthropy

 ‘New Philanthropy’: trends, insights, opportunities

Once again, this highly anticipated annual event brings together Italian and international leaders, experts and philanthropists dedicated to social impact through performance philanthropy. This year’s conference theme: New Philanthropy.

With a packed agenda providing participants with a blend of big-picture themes and deeper analysis on current and thought-provoking topics, the event welcomes individual philanthropists, leaders, advisors and protagonists from both non-profit and for-profit sectors

Speakers and contributors will share their knowledge, experiences, analysis and insights on trends, opportunities and challenges with strategic and effective philanthropy, for a stimulating day of learning and exchange on philanthropy and social change and quality networking.

Programme highlights include:

Among international guests, the keynote speakers Neil Gaught and David Bonbright.
Neil Gaught will keynote on the new mindsets and imperatives for making sustainability and wellbeing priorities in for- and non-profit organisations, highlighting the benefits of his powerful «Single Organising Idea (SOI®)».
But to solve tough societal problems like climate collapse, inequality of opportunities, and technological overreach, we need everyone: David Bonbright will intervene on how to work in ways that cultivate high-trust relationships to accelerate social impact, describing a movement of foundations and nonprofits in the USA and UK now adopting this approach, known as Constituent Voice.


Generation Z Philanthropy DayTHE GEN Z OPPORTUNITY
A stimulating round table discussion on engaging Young Philanthropists to explore the opportunity of GEN Z – the world’s most populous generation according to Bloomberg – and the young seeking to change the world and philanthropy and social change, to understand and meet their demands. Speakers line-up:
Federico Capeci, Kantar • Francesca Devescovi, DigitAlly • Luca Solesin, Ashoka Italy • Elena Zanella, Elena Zanella srl Fundraising Academy & Consulting (in progress)



A European panel focusing on the key role of funders in promoting climate change resilience strategies and a circular economy revolution with social impact.
Speakers line-up:
Emanuele Bompan, Renewable Matter • Fabio Gerosa, Fratello Sole • Elena Jachia, European Environmental Funders Group e Fondazione Cariplo • Rogier Van Der Weerd, Adessium Foundation (in progress)



valutazione impatto sociale philanthropy dayIMPACT ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES
Philanthropists, investors and donors often express the need to know the effectiveness of the initiatives they support, to better address their resources and to better understand  their social impact: from Theory of Change to the newest frontiers of data collection.
Speakers line-up:
Davide Dal Maso, Social Value Italia • Giuseppe Dell’Erba and Cristina Di Bari, Fondazione Cottino • Sabrina Liberalato, Fondazione Lang Italia • Arianna Lovera, Forum Finanza Sostenibile


CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY corporate philanthropy foundation philanthropy day
Which strategies bring value both to businesses and communities? Which actions can produce a real social change?  Civil societies and communities expect corporates to be leaders in social intervention and tackle challenges. Corporate foundations with a solid intervention strategy may represent an effective lever of community investment and generate social benefit.
Speakers line-up: Gaela Bernini, Fondazione Bracco • Lucia Martina, Fondazione Lang • Daniel Nowack, Yunus Social Business • Rossella Sobrero, Ferpi


Family Philanthropy

How many forms of Family Philanthropy? The family foundation model represents a solid structure for long-lasting philanthropic projects. Family businesses may launch philanthropic programmes to answer to the interests of the family as well as of their stakeholders. Others can establish funds such as a donor-advised fund. How can family interventions address both society’s and philanthropists’ needs?
Speakers line-up: 
Francesco Casoli, Elica Group • Sabrina Grassi, Swiss Philanthropy Foundation • Maurizia Iachino Leto di Priolo, AIdAF • Marina Pittini, Fondazione Pietro Pittini


Thanks to the contribution of international philanthropy experts, this take out session offers an overview of some of the most recent and significant insights and emerging trends of philanthropy, to help us imagining the future and shaping ideas for impactful social change actions. 
Speakers line-up: 
Mario Calderini, Politecnico di Milano – Tiresia  • Miranda Kaiser, ItaliaHello • Georg von Schnurbein, Center for Philanthropy Studies



Simultaneous interpretation English/Italian available for plenary sessions.
Full programme details and line-up of speakers are available.


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