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.

Interview — Firoz Ladak

Caroline Hartnell  |  February 16, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell interviews the executive director of the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations about their efforts to consolidate and honor a hundred years of family philanthropy....

Philanthropy in the Age of Networked Intelligence

Don Tapscott  |  January 10, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, economics professor Don Tapscott defines the five principles of "networked intelligence" and urges the philanthropic sector to work collaboratively with stakeholders....

Networks, Money, and Meaning

Chet Tchozewski, Harald Katzmair  |  December 11, 2012

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Harald Katzmair and Chet Tchozewski introduce a special issue of Alliance magazine devoted the promise of networks for the philanthropic sector....

Data-First Philanthropy

Lucy Bernholz  |  November 8, 2012

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Lucy Bernholz considers how philanthropy will be reshaped in the twenty-first century as society moves toward a digital data future....

A Conversation Between Rosa Gallego and Bradford Smith

A Conversation Between Rosa Gallego and Bradford Smith

Bradford K. Smith, Rosa Gallego  |  October 11, 2012

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Foundation Center President Brad Smith speaks with Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe President Rosa Gallego about foundations in the era of Big Data, and the need for collaboration between countries and regions in an era when philanthropic institutions increasingly work across borders....

Data for Good

Larry McGill  |  September 12, 2012

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Foundation Center vice president of research Larry McGill considers the era of Big Data for the philanthropic sector....

Redefining Development — A New Role for Foundations

Jay Naidoo  |  August 22, 2012

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Jay Naidoo, chair of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, challenges those in power in the government, business, and philanthropic sectors to confront the realities of poverty and inequality in places like South Africa with a different paradigm of thinking....

Interview — Alexander Soros

Caroline Hartnell  |  July 17, 2012

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Alliance editor Caroline Hartnell interviews Soros about his eponymous new foundation, his concern with maintaining the universalist focus of Jewish giving, and the influence of his father, George Soros, on his own philanthropy....

The Art and Science of Seizing Opportunities

Peter Laugharn  |  June 20, 2012

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Firelight Foundation ED Peter Laugharn considers the role and handling of risk within philanthropy....

Interview — Jamie Cooper-Hohn

Caroline Hartnell  |  May 18, 2012

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Alliance editor Caroline Hartnell interviews the president and CEO of the Children's Investment Fund Foundation about "course-correcting" their investment-oriented philanthropy strategy....

Bringing Community Philanthropy to the Next Stage

Barry Knight  |  April 4, 2012

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Barry Knight shares findings from the February 2012 report The Value of Community Philanthropy, and defines the emergence of grassroots "activist foundations" in countries all over the globe as well as the United States....

Interview — Dame Stephanie Shirley and Roberta d'Eustachio

Caroline Hartnell  |  February 2, 2012

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell interviews Dame Stephanie Shirley and Roberta d'Eustachio, co-founders of Ambassadors for Philanthropy, about the new venture and the growth of philanthropy in Europe....

Time for U.S. Foundations to Engage with the Arab Region

Moukhtar Kocache, Nadia Roumani  |  December 28, 2011

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, the Ford Foundation's Moukhtar Kocache and consultant Nadia Roumani describe the unique challenges and opportunities available to U.S.-based funders in the wake of the Arab Spring movements....

Belarus — A Testing Ground for Donors

Belarus — A Testing Ground for Donors

Pavol Demes  |  November 16, 2011

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, German Marshal Fund fellow Pavol Demes describes the climate of oppression in Belarus and what EU member states are doing to support civil society, independent media, and democratic opposition in the Eastern European country....

Interview — Diane Feeney

Interview — Diane Feeney

Caroline Hartnell  |  October 14, 2011

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell interviews the director of the French-American Charitable Trust (and daughter of philanthropist Chuck Feeney) about the trust's decision to spend down in 2011....

Gates — A Benevolent Dictator for Public Health?

Gates — A Benevolent Dictator for Public Health?

Alanna Shaikh, Laura Freschi  |  September 8, 2011

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, the manager of the UK-based Shell Foundation's Excelerate program explains why their rural electrification project in northeastern India has implications far beyond the region....

Why Does Bihar Matter?

Why Does Bihar Matter?

Simon Desjardins  |  July 28, 2011

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, the manager of the UK-based Shell Foundation's Excelerate program explains why their rural electrification project in northeastern India has implications far beyond the region....

The Future of Impact Investment

The Future of Impact Investment

Karl Richter  |  June 8, 2011

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, the co-founder of the JenLi Foundation analyzes JP Morgan's assessment of impact investment and its potential as a unique asset class....