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.

Will NextGens Become Impact Investors?

Will NextGens Become Impact Investors?

Julia Balandina Jaquier  |  January 22, 2014

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Julia Balanina Jaquier, an independent investment expert, shares the views of wealthy young people across the globe who are increasingly attracted to impact investing as an alternative to traditional grant-based philanthropy....

Waking Up to Risk-Taking in the Global Energy System

Waking Up to Risk-Taking in the Global Energy System

Jeremy Leggett  |  November 29, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Jeremy Leggett, chair of Carbon Tracker and founder and chair of Solarcentury - as well as a self-described former "creature of the oil and gas industry" - challenges the philanthropic sector to confront four major systemic risks currently at play in the global environment and energy sphere, and embrace the opportunities they present....

Interview — Anasuya Sengupta

Anasuya Sengupta, Caroline Hartnell  |  October 23, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Wikimedia Foundation director of grantmaking Anasuya Sengupta speaks with Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell about the philanthropy's priorities, practices, evolving structures, and transparency....

The Power of Money

Stephen Pittam  |  September 14, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Stephen Pittam, secretary of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, considers the shifting roles of philanthropy as it enjoys its "second golden age," and its potential to support social change....

From Seed to Sprout

Filiz Bikmen  |  July 24, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, social investment and philanthropic adviser Filiz Bikmen shares takeaways from a 2012 meeting between representatives from fourteen emerging-market countries interested in building the reach and benefit of philanthropy in their societies....

Interview — Bradford Smith

Bradford K. Smith, Caroline Hartnell  |  June 27, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Foundation Center president Bradford K. Smith speaks with Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell about foundations and the "new normal"....

Why Markets For Good May Go Wrong

David Bonbright  |  May 29, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Keystone Accountability chief executive David Bonbright probes the evolution of the multi-stakeholder Markets for Good initiative and raises constructive alarm about how it involves beneficiaries....

Interview — Christopher Oechsli

Caroline Hartnell  |  April 26, 2013

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Caroline Hartnell interviews the president of Atlantic Philanthropies about why its founder, Chuck Feeney, adopted the limited-life approach, why he doesn't favor the term "spend out," where Atlantic's priorities will lie for the remainder of its existence, and what its influence has been....

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....