Why we say ‘funding opportunity’ instead of ‘charity’
By: Anu Khan & Rachel Baxter
We recommend a number of cost-effective, high-impact charities doing brilliant work, but we generally refer to our recommendations as ‘funding opportunities’. This is why.
Funding requests: When to say no
By: Adriana Lowe
Even if you feel compelled to do good this Giving Season, you might be having a hard time deciding how best to allocate your limited resources. That’s where the Founders Pledge Advisory team comes in - we help you plan your giving strategically.
How to give around an IPO
By: Alessandra Ferrari
A practical guide for pre-IPO giving for shareholding employees and alumni of a company in the process of going public. We cover essential considerations and offer strategies for maximizing the potential impact of your giving.
Want to start a nonprofit? Think carefully before you do
By: Rachel Baxter
In this blog, we outline important points to consider before starting your own nonprofit, alternative ways to create impact and how Founders Pledge can help.
Planning your giving with Founders Pledge
By: Danielle Gram & Layal Marten
How can entrepreneurs achieve real social impact? Founders Pledge outlines how to commit and plan for charitable giving, and account for wealth planning, tax benefits (including capital gains and income tax relief), and maximizing impact.
Resources on racial justice for the Founders Pledge community
By: Founders Pledge Team
A list of topics and resources which have inspired our thinking on racial justice.
How to think about giving during COVID
By: Danielle Gram
Points to consider when determining whether COVID is the only cause to give to this year.
How to add Founders Pledge membership to your LinkedIn profile
By: Thea Thorsen
Founders Pledge is a global community of entrepreneurs finding and funding solutions to social problems. Here we demonstrate how members can highlight their commitment.
Is silicon valley solving the problems that matter most?
By: Jeremy Le Van
A successful entrepreneur ponders the culture change in tech, and whether more effort is required for entrepreneurs to have real social impact. His conclusion is clear.
Abuse of power comes as no surprise
By: Ieva Kajokaite
Now is the time to scrutinise the power structures of fundraising.
Confess to giving
By: Ben Clifford
No one wants to be obnoxious about their philanthropy, but being vocal about it can actually multiply your impact. We break down how to be an advocate without seeming preachy.
Why saving lives is more complicated than you'd think
By: Adam Millest
We’ve all seen the adverts: ‘an incredibly small sum donation could save a child’s life!’ But is it really that simple? And if we believe it is, does it affect our ability to really make a difference?
10 startups reshaping business's impact on climate change
By: Alex Comninos
As the economy struggles to adapt, many tech startups are setting an example for how to be environmen friendly. These are the most promising new businesses tackling climate change right now.
8 startups driving global financial inclusion
By: Alex Comninos
Is financial inclusion just another buzzword in fintech, or can it make a real difference to the poor? Our tech expert breaks down the most promising startups innovating on it right now.