Drummond Pike co-founded the Tides coalition. Awarded as an Outstanding Foundation Professional, Drummond Pike helped pioneer the advent of donor advised funds in philanthropy. Through his leadership, Tides has helped increase the capacity and effectiveness of thousands of social change organizations. Pike resides in San Francisco, California. He also founded eGrants.org, a nonprofit focused on Internet fundraising. He was a founder and Associate Director of the Youth Project in Washington, DC and served as Executive Director of the Shalan Foundation in San Francisco from 1976 to 1981.
Drummond Pike was a founder and Associate Director of the Youth Project in Washington, DC, and served as Executive Director of the Shalan Foundation from 1976 to 1981. He was among the original founders of Working Assets, a telecommunications company dedicated to progressive philanthropy and political activism.
South Africa benefit
On January 17 1986, a benefit concert was held at Oakland's Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, for the National Emergency Fund of the South African Council of Churches.
- Master of Ceremonies:Honorable Willie Brown
- Keynote Speaker: Bishop Desmond Tutu
- Guest Speaker: Amadou- Mahtar M'Bow Diredor General of UNESCO
Dinner Committee Members included Hon. Alan Cranston, Hon. Leo McCarthy, Hon. Barbara Boxer, Hon. Sala Burton, Hon. Ron Dellums (a DSA member), Hon. Don Edwards, Hon. Tom Lantos Hon. George Miller, Jr. Hon. Norman Mineta, Hon. Pete Stark, Hon. Willie Brown, plus Democratic Socialists of America members Julian Bond, Nancy Skinner, Harry Britt, John Henning, Adam Hochschild, Frances Moore Lappe, Stanley Sheinbaum, Communist Party USA affiliates Wilson Riles, Jr., Maudelle Shirek, Al Lannon, and Irving Sarnoff, and radical socialists Julianne Malveaux, Drummond Pike, John George, Peter Yarrow and actor/activist Sidney Poitier.
Pike donated $5,000 to the Secretary of State Project in 2008.
In Peru with Wade Rathke
Global Progressive Forum, Brussels 2009
Workshop 3: Sustainable development for social justice (Room P5B 001)
- Anna Diamantopolou, Member of Parliament, former European Commissioner, Greece
- John Monks, Secretary General of ETUC, UK
- Sony Kapoor, Executive Director of the think tank Re-Define, India
- Drummond Pike http://www.tides.org/drummondpike , Founder and CEO of Tides, USA
- Anne Demelenne, General Secretary of the ABVV-FGTB, Belgium
The Organizers' Forum
As at Jan 28, 2010 Drummond Pike was on the Board of Directors of The Organizers' Forum, a group with the mission of strengthening grassroots organizations by increasing capacity and stability of their democratic structures, to link organizing networks, and to improve on the skills and strategies employed by both community and labor organizers.
- The Organizers' Forum website: People
- EBONY & IVORY invite you to attend a dinner benefit for theNational Emergency Fund of the South African Council of Churches
- [http://www.globalprogressiveforum.org/fr/node/168, GPF newsletter, President Bill Clinton at GPF Brussels 2009 Lundi, Février 2, 2009 - 00:00]
- The Organizers' Forum website: Board of Directors
- Leadership, Democracy Alliance