John Studzinski has written a blog for the Huffington Post UK following the announcement of the Genesis Prize. Titled ‘Let’s hear it for the arts mentors’, the Genesis Foundation founder writes passionately about championing “individuals who excel at enabling other people to excel.”
“We want this prize to have further implications and I especially hope that it will trigger debate on the whole theme of mentoring in the artistic world, encouraging a culture that recognises and promotes the pivotal role of the mentor.”
Read the full blog here.
Writing in The Independent, John Studzinski argues that the new tax relief system outlined in the Budget may have a damaging effect on charitable giving.
“By limiting charitable giving [the Government] is getting tough on a much larger body of people: the very recipients of that charity. More than that, it is stunting philanthropic learning and failing to endorse individuals who, whatever their motivation, feel their money could benefit society.”
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