January 15, 2016

Give Smart in the News

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  • Podcast
    Give Smart co-author Tom Tierney Featured on WOR Newstalk Radio 710
    Business of Giving Host Denver Frederick talks with Tierney about how Bridgespan has brought about a new way of thinking to solve social problems.

  • Podcast
    Tom Tierney Speaks to the Association of Small Foundations
    Tom Tierney speaks with ASF CEO Henry Berman about timeless truths and excellence in philanthropy, as well as what matters most in achieving philanthropic results.

  • Interview
    How to Strengthen the Donor-Grantee Relationship: A Roadmap to Collaboration
    Give Smart co-author Thomas Tierney on how the donors and grantees can tackle the challenges inherent in philanthropy.
    Forbes, December 4, 2011

  • Interview
    The 'Third Rail' of Nonprofits: Overhead
    Give Smart co-author Thomas Tierney on how funding must enable nonprofits' adminstration—not starve it.
    Wall Street Journal, November 28, 2011

  • Column
    Collaborating for the Common Good
    Give Smart co-author Thomas Tierney on how collaboration in the social sector can lead to outsized results. HBR.org, July 2011.

  • Interview
    Getting Smart About Giving
    Interview with Give Smart co-author Joel Fleishman on how to think strategically about philanthropy. Tamar Snyder, The Jewish Week, June 7, 2011.

  • Interview
    Rahim Kanani of Huffington Post Talks with Thomas Tierney
    Give Smart co-author Thomas Tierney discusses his inspiration for the book, the six key questions donors must ask themselves, and the importance of finding ways to measure results in order to achieve results.

  • Interview
    Newsmaker: Tom Tierney—Philanthropy That Gets Results
    Mitch Nauffts, Philanthropy News Digest, May 6, 2011.

  • Review
    Think Hard 
    Melissa A. Berman, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Spring 2011.

  • Column
    The New American Philanthropists: Will Their Billions Get Results?
    Thomas J. Tierney and Joel L. Fleishman, Fortune.com and CNNMoney.com, March 25, 2011.

  • Review
    Review: A New Must-Read Book Offers Advice to Donors and Foundation Officials
    "This is a book that, though concise and very accessibly written, embraces the nuance and complexity of philanthropy, seeking to explain it—and doing so very well—rather than to deny it. It is an absolute must-read for people involved in giving away large sums." - Phil Buchanan, Chronicle of Philanthropy

  • Review
    Review: Read Smart
    "Give Smart...is the best short book ever written about effectiveness in philanthropic giving. I enthusiastically recommend it for foundation creators, trustees, executives, and program staff, as well as for donors who give outside of foundations." - Adam Meyerson, Philanthropy Magazine

  • Review
    A New Must-Read Book Offers Advice to Donors and Foundation Officials
    Phil Buchanan, Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 21, 2011.

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