Givers, Doers, & Thinkers—A Podcast on Philanthropy and Civil Society

Episode 7: Tom Riley & how to give well

October 21, 2020 Jeremy Beer Season 1 Episode 7
Givers, Doers, & Thinkers—A Podcast on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Episode 7: Tom Riley & how to give well
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Givers, Doers, & Thinkers—A Podcast on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Episode 7: Tom Riley & how to give well
Oct 21, 2020 Season 1 Episode 7
Jeremy Beer

 Don't miss the seventh episode of Philanthropy Daily's podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers

This week, Jeremy speaks with Tom Riley, president of the Connelly Foundation in Philadelphia. Tom is a contributing editor to Philanthropy Magazine, and from 2001 to 2009, he was Associate Director of the White House Office of National Drug Policy. Tom shares the history of his grandparents' foundation, how to honor donor intent over time and apply it well, why the Connelly Foundation relies on personal knowledge over metrics, and, of course, how charity transforms the giver

You'll also hear from Liz Palla, partner at American Philanthropic and former senior program officer at the William E. Simon Foundation, where she helped review and make recommendations on funding proposals, evaluate organizational effectiveness, and maintain foundation operations. Liz shares her tips for cultivating foundations. 

You can find Givers, Doers, & Thinkers here at Philanthropy Daily, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Buzzsprout, and wherever you listen to podcasts.

We’d love to hear your thoughts, ideas, questions, and recommendations for the podcast! You can shoot Katie Janus, GDT’s producer, an email anytime!

Show Notes

 Don't miss the seventh episode of Philanthropy Daily's podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers

This week, Jeremy speaks with Tom Riley, president of the Connelly Foundation in Philadelphia. Tom is a contributing editor to Philanthropy Magazine, and from 2001 to 2009, he was Associate Director of the White House Office of National Drug Policy. Tom shares the history of his grandparents' foundation, how to honor donor intent over time and apply it well, why the Connelly Foundation relies on personal knowledge over metrics, and, of course, how charity transforms the giver

You'll also hear from Liz Palla, partner at American Philanthropic and former senior program officer at the William E. Simon Foundation, where she helped review and make recommendations on funding proposals, evaluate organizational effectiveness, and maintain foundation operations. Liz shares her tips for cultivating foundations. 

You can find Givers, Doers, & Thinkers here at Philanthropy Daily, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Buzzsprout, and wherever you listen to podcasts.

We’d love to hear your thoughts, ideas, questions, and recommendations for the podcast! You can shoot Katie Janus, GDT’s producer, an email anytime!