September 2017

Why Competitive Philanthropy is a Risk

The philanthropy of Anthony Pratt, as well as that of Andrew and Nicola Forrest, Westpac Bank and the Ramsay Foundation, is of inestimable help to people in need across Australia. It is rightly applauded, but the focus of the reportage on top-line numbers and competitive positioning might be counter-productive. Dr Daniel McDiarmid, Principal Consultant at AskRIGHT, explains why.