Founders Pledge

As of AprilMay 2022, Founders Pledge has received over $8$8.7 million in funding from Open Philanthropy.[6]

Evaluation

As of April 2022, Founders Pledge has received over $8 million in funding from Open Philanthropy.[6]

Further reading

Bell, Douglas (2019) The radical founders raising billions for Charity—Is this a new social movement?, Forbes, August 29.

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    Carter, Sam & Stephen Clare (2020) Why we’re launching a Global Health and Development Fund, Founders Pledge, October 9.

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    Ackva, Johannes & Anu Khan (2020) Erik Bergman challenges you to tackle climate change with €1 million match pot, Founders Pledge, October 23.

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    Hoeijmakers, Sjir (2020) Long-term investment fund at Founders Pledge, Effective Altruism Forum, January 10.

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    Hoeijmakers, Sjir (2021) Announcing the Patient Philanthropy Fund, Effective Altruism Forum, October 27.

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    Open Philanthropy (2022) Grants database, Open Philanthropy.

Patient Philanthropy FundFounders Pledge Funds

In October 2021,2020, Founders Pledge launched two Funds—expert-managed, cause-specific pools of money for regranting—: the Global Health and Development Fund and the Climate Change Fund.[1][2]

A third Fund was added in 2021: the Patient Philanthropy Fund.Fund. The purpose of thethis Fund is to invest the donations it receives by default, potentially for decades, centuries or millennia, until the managers conclude that an unusually high-impact opportunity exists to safeguard and improve humanity's long-term future. The Fund was launched with $1 million in pre-seed funding, with the goal of growing it to $100 million within the following 10 years.[1]3][2]4][3]5]

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    Carter, Sam & Stephen Clare (2020) Why we’re launching a Global Health and Development Fund, Founders Pledge, October 9.

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    Ackva, Johannes & Anu Khan (2020) Erik Bergman challenges you to tackle climate change with €1 million match pot, Founders Pledge, October 23.

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    Hoeijmakers, Sjir (2020) Long-term investment fund at Founders Pledge, Effective Altruism Forum, January 10.

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    Hoeijmakers, Sjir (2021) Announcing the Patient Philanthropy Fund, Effective Altruism Forum, October 27.

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Founders Pledge is a nonprofit that encourages entrepreneurs to pledge to donate a portion of their profits to effective charities, and conducts cause prioritization and charity evaluation research to assist their members in deciding which charitiesorganizations to support.

Donate to Founders Pledge.

In October 2021, Founders Pledge launched the Patient Philanthropy Fund. The purpose of the Fund is to invest the donations it receives by default, potentially for decades, centuries or millennia, until the managers conclude that an unusually high-impact opportunity exists to safeguard and improve humanity's long-term future. The Fund was launched with $1 million in pre-seed funding, with the goal of growing it to $100 million within the following 10 years (Hoeijmakers 2020; Hoeijmakers 2021; Samuel 2021).

Bibliography

Hoeijmakers, Sjir (2020) years.Long-term investment fund at Founders Pledge[1], Effective Altruism Forum, January 10.

Hoeijmakers, Sjir (2021) Announcing the Patient Philanthropy Fund[2], Effective Altruism Forum, October 27.

Samuel, Sigal (2021) Would you donate to a charity that won’t pay out for centuries?[3], Vox, November 3.

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    Hoeijmakers, Sjir (2020) Long-term investment fund at Founders Pledge, Effective Altruism Forum, January 10.

  2. ^

    Hoeijmakers, Sjir (2021) Announcing the Patient Philanthropy Fund, Effective Altruism Forum, October 27.

  3. ^

In October 2021, Founders Pledge launched the Patient Philanthropy Fund. The purpose of the Fund is to invest the donations it receives by default, potentially for decades, centuries or millennia, until the managers conclude that an unusually high-impact opportunity exists to safeguard and improve humanity's long-term future. The Fund was launched with $1m$1 million in pre-seed funding, with the goal of growing it to $100 million within the following 10 years (Hoeijmakers 2020; Hoeijmakers 2021; Samuel 2021).

Patient Philanthropy Fund

In October 2021, Founders Pledge launched the Patient Philanthropy Fund. The purpose of the Fund is to invest the donations it receives by default, potentially for decades, centuries or millennia, until the managers conclude that an unusually high-impact opportunity exists to safeguard and improve humanity's long-term future. The Fund was launched with $1m in pre-seed funding, with the goal of growing it to $100 within the following 10 years (Hoeijmakers 2020; Hoeijmakers 2021; Samuel 2021).

Bibliography

Hoeijmakers, Sjir (2020) Long-term investment fund at Founders Pledge, Effective Altruism Forum, January 10.

Hoeijmakers, Sjir (2021) Announcing the Patient Philanthropy Fund, Effective Altruism Forum, October 27.

Samuel, Sigal (2021) Would you donate to a charity that won’t pay out for centuries?, Vox, November 3.

Founders Pledge is a nonprofit that encourages entrepreneurs to pledge to donate a portion of their profits to effective charities, and conducts cause prioritization and charity evaluation research to helpassist their members decidein deciding which charities to support.