Alliance@PND

Through an agreement with UK-based Alliance magazine, PND is pleased to be able to offer a series of articles about global philanthropy.

Foundations and the SDGs: Poised to Make a Difference?

Foundations and the SDGs: Poised to Make a Difference?

Larry McGill  |  December 7, 2015

Robust data systems will be fundamental to ensuring global adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, and philanthropy can help jump-start that process, says Foundation Center vice president for research Larry McGill....

Young Donors’ Attitudes to Giving

Young Donors’ Attitudes to Giving

Andrew Milner  |  November 5, 2015

Andrew Milner talks to young donors from Brazil, Switzerland, Ghana, Mexico, Lebanon, and Singapore about the differences between their philanthropic priorities and those of their parents....

Next Best Things in U.S. Philanthropy Spark Questions

Next Best Things in U.S. Philanthropy Spark Questions

Jason Franklin  |  October 7, 2015

In our latest Alliance@PND installment, Jason Franklin, W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, reviews six recent trends in American philanthropy and considers their long-term implications....

Interview With Hilary Pennington

Interview With Hilary Pennington

Caroline Hartnell  |  September 8, 2015

Pennington, vice president of the Ford Foundation's Education, Creativity, and Free Expression program, talks with Caroline Hartnell about Ford's new focus on inequality and its commitment to provide more general operating support.... 

Civic Solutions: A New Era for Citizen Feedback

Civic Solutions: A New Era for Citizen Feedback

Elizabeth Christopherson  |  August 20, 2015

Rita Allen Foundation president Elizabeth Christopherson writes in our latest installment of Alliance@PND about the potential of digitally-linked communities to participate creatively and effectively in civic change....

Interview With Sergio Urbani

Interview With Sergio Urbani

Caroline Hartnell  |  July 25, 2015

Before he took the helm of Italy's Cariplo Foundation, Urbani headed one of its grantee organizations. In an interview with Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell, Urbani describes his vision for how the foundation's work and image should be developed....

Interview With Roshni Nadar Malholtra

Interview With Roshni Nadar Malholtra

Caroline Hartnell  |  May 13, 2015

We share a discussion between Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell and Malholtra, the millennial-generation daughter of Indian industrialist Shiv Nadar and one of the trustees of his eponymous foundation, about their family's approach to philanthropy….

An Act of Faith: Why Should Philanthropists Fund the Arts?

An Act of Faith: Why Should Philanthropists Fund the Arts?

Andrew Milner, Caroline Hartnell  |  April 15, 2015

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell and Andrew Milner ask funders who support the arts, leaders of arts organizations, and individual artists to answer this perennial question....

Foundations and the SDGs: The 'Conspicuous Absentees' Speak Out

Foundations and the SDGs: The 'Conspicuous Absentees' Speak Out

Andrew Milner, Caroline Hartnell  |  March 26, 2015

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell and Andrew Milner share the results of a mini-survey of foundation and NGO leaders' thoughts about the Sustainable Development Goals to be announced later this year….

Interview With Ridgway White

Interview With Ridgway White

Caroline Hartnell, Ridgway H. White  |  February 19, 2015

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell chats with Ridgway White, who became the fourth president of the Mott Foundation early this year, about what lies ahead for the organization his father has headed for almost forty years….

Community Philanthropy and a New Model of Development

Community Philanthropy and a New Model of Development

Barry Knight, Jenny Hodgson  |  January 6, 2015

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Jenny Hodgson and Barry Knight ask community foundation leaders in North America and Europe whether organizations like theirs can play a role in global development efforts….

Building Teams for Innovation

Building Teams for Innovation

Simon Willis  |  October 23, 2014

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Simon Willis, CEO of the Young Foundation, argues that if foundations truly want to play an innovative role in society, they must think beyond their standard management practices….

What Do Impact Investors Most Need to Know?

What Do Impact Investors Most Need to Know?

Gayle Peterson  |  September 24, 2014

Gayle Peterson, an associate fellow at Oxford University's Said Business School, talks about the school's recently-launched impact investing program and shares lessons learned about impact investing from her interviews with social investors around the globe....

Impact Investing — A Third Path

Impact Investing — A Third Path

Geeta Goel  |  July 30, 2014

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Geeta Goel, director of mission investing at the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, considers the recommendations of Monitor Deloitte's Beyond the Pioneer report....

Ukraine: Foundations, the Crisis, and the Future

Ukraine: Foundations, the Crisis, and the Future

Andrew Milner  |  June 18, 2014

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Alliance magazine associate editor Andrew Milner takes a look at how foundations have been working to help people and institutions navigate the turbulent political climate in Ukraine....