Alisa Robbins Doctoroff is Chair of the Board of UJA-Federation of New York, the world’s largest local philanthropy. Ms. Doctoroff is the past president of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School and was instrumental in founding its high school division in 2002, as well as in the current expansion of its other divisions. She is active on the boards of a wide spectrum of organizations — large and small, old and new — that promote engagement with Jewish life and identity through education, culture, and religious life, including Moving Traditions, Mechon Hadar, and the Jewish Theological Seminary, where she is a Vice Chair. She is also the former Co-Chair of the Doctoroff Family Foundation. Ms. Doctoroff graduated from Harvard College and received an M.B.A from the University of Chicago. She also holds an M.A. in Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary. She and her husband, Dan, President of Bloomberg LP, live in Manhattan, and have three children.


Avoiding Leaky Pipes: Enhancing Donor-Grantee Collaboration

Posted on October 11, 2012 by Alisa Robins Doctoroff, Andrea Hernandez Rodriguez, Susan Wolf Ditkoff

Given the challenging economic times, it’s only natural for donors to want their scarce resources to be well spent. In reality, the pipeline that brings resources from donor to grantee is often leaky, limiting the potential for results. There is a great opportunity to enhance donor and grantee collaboration, which could increase the impact of each dollar granted… Read More