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Equity Donation for Early-Stage Startups

Question I’m an early-stage startup, but I want to take the equity pledge now. How do I pledge equity from day 1? Answer I always love this question — pledging equity early is one of the best ways to incorporate the idea of giving back into the found...

Case Study: Atlassian's Scott Farquhar [Video]

Watch one of our biggest supporters, Atlassian CEO Scott Farquhar, share why he started the pledge and the impact that it's had on his business. Check out more videos on our Events page. You can also learn more about each pledge type or equity specif...

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Pledge Type Overview [Video]

Want to help nonprofits? Your business has more assets than you might think. At Pledge 1%, we break down donations into four pledge types: Employee time Product Profit Equity Some companies choose to donate 1% of a single pledge type, while others ma...

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How to Pick a Nonprofit or a Cause to Support

Question How do I pick a nonprofit or cause? Answer The important thing here is that your nonprofit is aligned with who you are as a company. If you are just starting a social impact program at your company, check out our Getting Started playbook. [N...

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Member Specialist, Pledge 1%

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Product Donation 101: Ways to Donate Product to Nonprofits

We know every company’s product and offerings are different, so ultimately this will depend on your line of business. For example, if you provide a service, your professional skilled time can be considered your “product” (ex. agency consulting hours)...

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Equity Donation 101: How to Donate Equity

Equity Donation 101: How to Donate Equity   An equity donation solidifies your company’s commitment to social impact in a lasting way by helping you generate funds to support grant making for years to come. For a deeper dive, check out our CEO Equity...

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Profit Donation 101: Examples of How to Donate Profits

At Pledge 1%, we embrace a flexible model for profit donation. We want you to do 1% of whatever works best for your business. If you aren't ready to donate a full 1% yet, you can donate a smaller percentage of profits and perhaps pair it with a diffe...

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