A Better World Is Possible: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Social Progress

A Better World Is Possible: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Social Progress Georgina Ferry
  • Title: A Better World Is Possible: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Social Progress
  • Author: Georgina Ferry
  • ISBN: 9781782833857
  • Page: 245
  • Format: ebook
  • A Better World Is Possible: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Social Progress Georgina Ferry A Better World Is Possible The Gatsby Charitable Foundation and Social Progress On March the year old David Sainsbury wrote out a cheque for and established the trust which would become the Gatsby Charitable Foundation Gatsby s purpose was ambitious to make the worl
    On 17 March 1967, the 26 year old David Sainsbury wrote out a cheque for 5 and established the trust which would become the Gatsby Charitable Foundation Gatsby s purpose was ambitious to make the world a better place by taking on some of the social, economic and scientific challenges that face humanity.In recent years, Gatsby has spent around 50m annually on charitable aOn 17 March 1967, the 26 year old David Sainsbury wrote out a cheque for 5 and established the trust which would become the Gatsby Charitable Foundation Gatsby s purpose was ambitious to make the world a better place by taking on some of the social, economic and scientific challenges that face humanity.In recent years, Gatsby has spent around 50m annually on charitable activities, and by its 50th anniversary in 2017 it will have spent over 1bn on programmes that range from reducing poverty in Africa to raising the standard of technical education, investigating how plants fight disease, and finding out how the brain works But despite Gatsby s wide reach and the level of its donations, it has always functioned discreetly and out of the public eye.Georgina Ferry s in depth account reveals its achievements and invites us to question how the super rich and even the moderately affluent might spend their money wisely and for the common good.
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    About Georgina Ferry


    1. Born in Hong Kong in 1955, Ferry had a peripatetic childhood as one of five children of an army officer She went to Ellerslie School in Great Malvern from 1966 73, then to Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford she graduated in Experimental Psychology in 1976.She worked briefly for a science publisher before joining New Scientist magazine as a section editor Soon afterwards she began to present science programmes on BBC Radio 4.She married David Long in 1981 They settled in Oxford, and sons Ed and Will were born in 1982 and 1985 Since then she has worked mostly as a freelance writer, editor and broadcaster.


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