Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership
The Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership "at Georgetown University is a leading education, research and training center dedicated to the development of public, nonprofit and philanthropic leadership.
"Established in 1997 as the Center for the Study of Voluntary Organizations and Service, the Center has been recognized for pioneering research and academic programs in the field of nonprofit studies. The Center changed its name in 2003 to reflect the expanded scope of its work." 
Accessed May 2008: 
- Kathy Postel Kretman - Director & Research Professor
- James Allen Smith - Waldemar A. Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy
- Pablo Eisenberg - Senior Fellow
- Elizabeth Heagy - Senior Associate
Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy
"In 2000, the Center and GPPI received a $3.5 million challenge grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to establish the Waldemar A. Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy. The Chair honors Waldemar A. Nielsen, a former Rhodes scholar and foreign affairs writer for The New Yorker and Harper’s. Nielsen was involved in the design and implementation of the Marshall Plan, served on the staff of the Ford Foundation, and later led the African American Institute. He is perhaps most well known for his pioneering study of philanthropy, which provided a critical assessment of foundations and called the field of philanthropy to a higher level of accountability.
"The Nielsen Chair supports an annual visiting practitioner or scholar at the Center who contributes to the Georgetown community as a professor, researcher and thought-leader on the critical issues facing the field of philanthropy. Current and past chairs are:"