Equity donation guide
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Unit 1: Why make an equity pledge?

We could give you hundreds of reasons why to donate equity. Ultimately though, each argument boils down to two essential points. It’s the right thing to do. And the smart thing to do. It’s the right thing to do. The world needs your leadership. “The ...

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Unit 4: Rally your Board

Board support is vital in making an equity donation not only for legal and financial compliance but also for enhancing stakeholder confidence and organizational culture. It demonstrates a unified commitment to social responsibility, reinforcing the c...

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Unit 5: Choose your philanthropic partner

Note: These materials were prepared by Pledge 1% and its legal counsel, but these materials do not constitute legal advice. When choosing a philanthropic partner that will receive, manage and distribute your funds when your equity pledge is executed,...

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Unit 6: Maximize your impact

After you have made your equity pledge, you will want to consider 5 key strategies to maximize your impact, including: 1. Hire an amazing social impact leader “One of the most common mistakes companies make is to bring on someone too junior. Find a l...

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Equity Donation Decision Checklist

Use this checklist as you are planning your equity pledge to ensure you have alignment around the following decision points:Choose your EQUITY SOURCE Corporate Founder Hybrid Choose your CORPORATE EQUITY MODEL 1% Upfront 1% Distributed Choose your FO...

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