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.

Abolishing slavery once and for all

Abolishing slavery once and for all

Nick Grono April 8, 2021

Few practices have incurred more odium than slavery, writes Grono, and yet it persists. Building a philanthropy-backed sustainable litigation ecosystem is key to ending it for good....

In pursuit of reciprocity: speaking with Gerry Salole

In pursuit of reciprocity: speaking with Gerry Salole

Caroline Hartnell February 7, 2021

Caroline Hartnell, a former editor of Alliance magazine, chats with Gerry Salole, who recently stepped down as CEO of the European Foundation Centre, about the changing philanthropic landscape and some of the key lessons he has learned over three decades in the field....

Philanthropy’s role in rolling out UHC

Philanthropy’s role in rolling out UHC

Angela Nguku January 6, 2021

Philanthropy has an important rile to play in the implementation of Universal Health Coverage, writes Ngoku, but it needs to pay attention to some key issues....

Self-care and gender equity

Self-care and gender equity

Susanne Petroni, Linda Weisert December 9, 2020

Complementing healthcare systems with new self-care devices, drugs, and the use of digital health can help transform how individuals, especially women and girls, engage with health systems, write Weisert and Petroni, and are critical to pandemic response efforts....

Hitting the bull's-eye

Hitting the bull's-eye

Seb Elsworth November 9, 2020

Foundations' missions and investments may never be perfectly aligned, writes Elsworth, chief executive of UK-based Access — The Foundation for Social Investment, but the center of the target is always worth aiming for....

Making philanthropy’s superpower super

Making philanthropy’s superpower super

Lily Tomson October 9, 2020

While foundation investment directors might look more like Bruce Wayne than Batman, writes ShareAction's Tomson, a growing number of them are taking action to protect the long-term value of their investments and to facilitate impact in line with their charitable objectives....

Investing for a just transition

Investing for a just transition

Nick Robins September 7, 2020

The need to rebuild after the COVID-19 pandemic offers an opportunity for a just transition to a clean economy – an opportunity, argues Robins, that foundation investors must act on....

Working together to make the difference

Working together to make the difference

Ghislain Muhiwa August 10, 2020

If foundations are to help bring about the changes that people in Africa want, Muhiwa writes, they need to support social movements....

Learning from the past to create the present

Learning from the past to create the present

Rachel Wimpee July 8, 2020

Two stories from philanthropy's past, writes the Rockefeller Archive Center's Wimpee, illustrate the deliberate and often unexpected ways in which philanthropically funded work has proved to be impactful....

On climate justice, funders could do better

On climate justice, funders could do better

Andrew Milner June 12, 2020

Philanthropy is falling short, writes Milner, when it comes to supporting a grassroots climate justice movement that is spreading rapidly around the globe....

Following the Leadership of Indigenous Women

Following the Leadership of Indigenous Women

Nicky McIntyre May 10, 2020

As a feminist funder, writes McIntyre, we believe that when people who experience the deepest forms of oppression actively represent their own interests, the solutions are more effective and progress is more enduring....

Memories of a Philanthropy Pioneer

Memories of a Philanthropy Pioneer

Wendy Richardson, Leticia Ruiz-Capillas April 8, 2020

In the latest installment of our series, Richardson and Ruiz-Capillas pay tribute to the longtime chair and CEO of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and staunch champion of the philanthropic sector, William S. White....

A World Free From Violence: Let's Move

A World Free From Violence: Let's Move

Pamela Shifman, Monica Dennis, Priscilla Hung February 5, 2020

The decade-long history of Move to End Violence, an operational program of the NoVo Foundation, provides many lessons about the dismantling of structures and narratives of oppression, write Dennis, Hung, and Shifman....

Why Feminism Is Liberating for Men

Why Feminism Is Liberating for Men

Tobias Troll December 10, 2019

Beyond asking men to cede power and space, writes Troll, feminism can guide our quest for radically different ways of organizing our societies and our organizations....