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Building a Movement of Corporate Philanthropy

We want to change the world through inspiring early–stage corporate philanthropy. Pledge 1% is an easy way to leverage a portion of your future success to support nonprofits in your community. It’s a small commitment today that can make a huge impact tomorrow. The sooner you start, the easier it is–so join your fellow founders by making a pledge today!

Pledge 1% Champions

“Companies can do more than just make money, they can serve others.”
Marc Benioff, Chairman & CEO, Salesforce


You can select any one, or a combination, of the below pledge types depending on how your company wants to give back.

Fast Company Innovative Company 2017
Recognized as one of Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies & #1 Nonprofit

Pledge 1% Partners

Pledge 1% partners are leading organizations committed to encouraging the early stage companies they work with to make giving back a priority.

Interested in becoming a Pledge 1% partner? Contact Us.

VC Supporters

We’d like to thank our community of Venture Capital firms who support their portfolio companies in taking the pledge to build the 1-1-1 model into their culture.

Pledge 1% was Founded and is Spearheaded by:


Pledge 1% founding partners include Salesforce, Atlassian, and Rally, three companies that know first-hand how pledging a small portion of future success today can have an enormous impact tomorrow. In 2014, they came together with the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Colorado to accelerate a shared vision of every business around the globe integrating philanthropy into its corporate DNA. In 2016, Pledge 1% became a special initiative of Tides, a leading global philanthropic partner and non-profit accelerator.