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.

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....

The 'Tunisami': Some Insights Into Events in the Arab Region

Atallah Kuttab  |  May 5, 2011

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, the director general of the Welfare Association shares his personal opinions and observations about the region several months after protests in Tunisia sparked an "Arab Spring"....

Reframing the Collaboration Debate

Barry Knight, Caroline Hartnell  |  March 25, 2011

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Barry Knight, Caroline Hartnell, and leaders of nonprofits and grantmaking organizations on both sides of the pond consider the benefits and drawbacks of collaborations between funders....

Interview — Sir Ronald Cohen

Caroline Hartnell  |  February 12, 2011

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell interviews Sir Roger Cohen, a pioneer in the UK venture capital industry, about financing the social sector in Europe and the role of economic development in resolving the Middle East conflict....

Sit Down, Stand Up: Social Justice Philanthropy Revisited

Christopher Harris  |  December 29, 2010

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, former Ford Foundation executive Christopher Harris considers the evolution of social justice philanthropy over the last ten years....

Interview — David Kaplan

Interview — David Kaplan

Caroline Hartnell  |  November 10, 2010

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, David Kaplan, director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, explains his organization's unique brand of "watchdog journalism" and why it should matter to foundations wanting to achieve social change....

Interview — Ted Turner

Interview — Ted Turner

Caroline Hartnell  |  October 12, 2010

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Ted Turner responds to questions about why he changed his mind about sunsetting the UN Foundation; how his foundation and other private funders can help realize the Millennium Development Goals; and what he hopes to achieve by signing the Giving Pledge....

Rethinking Scale — A Response

Rethinking Scale — A Response

Shilpa Jain  |  September 8, 2010

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Global Youth Leadership Collaborative coordinator Shilpa Jain discusses her organization's alternative to "scaling up"....

Interview With Nat Sloane

Interview With Nat Sloane

Caroline Hartnell  |  August 19, 2010

In the latest installment of our Alliance@PND series, Alliance magazine editor Caroline Hartnell spoke with Impetus Trust co-founder Nat Sloane about his organization's approach to prisoner repeat-offender prevention....

Bring on the Social Stock Exchange

Mark Campanale  |  July 22, 2010

In the latest article in PND's new Alliance series, Mark Campanale, an adviser to Halloran Philanthropies and a director of the Social Stock Exchange Ltd., describes why and how social-minded organizations might soon be able to raise funds from private capital....

Governing the Biosphere Economy

Governing the Biosphere Economy

Alejandro Litovsky  |  June 3, 2010

In the latest article in PND's new Alliance series, Alejandro Litovsky, director of pathways to scale at social innovation group Volans, draws inspiration from the efficient patterns in nature to make the case for shaping more intelligent forms of governance that can manage markets, institutions, and social capital....