If every Millennial in the U.S. donated 1 percent of his or her income, it would result in $16 billion raised for charity each year. Millennials, born between 1980 and 2000, are considered to be a generation with a strong… read more
The awesome people at ComputerScienceZone.com put together a great infographic about philanthropy and technology. Check it out!
The Internet has transformed the lives of people these days. They can shop online, make online booking for hotels and flights and choose the… read more
You spent months recruiting your circle members, narrowing your mission, learning how to evaluate nonprofits, actually doing those assessments and finally choosing the recipient of your donation. Now what?
Your involvement with an organization doesn’t have to end when the One… read more
As a public policy student in my life prior to starting at the One Percent Foundation, we were trained to identify and prepare for unanticipated consequences, the outcomes not intended when enacting a policy. One such unintended effect of my… read more
Below is a guest post from J.D. Willcox, One Percent Foundation Board President, on how he broke the his habit of not giving.
Habits are hard for me to break. That’s one of the reasons why, for the first 26 years… read more
This past year there have been a series of high profile articles and opinion pieces in places like Time Magazine, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal which paint the Millennial generation as narcissistic, risk averse and apathetic. The reality is… read more
Why do we give?
This question flummoxed Darwin and puzzled social scientists. Parts of evolutionary and economic theory are based on the principal that in order to survive and be successful, people must put themselves first, so why do we forgo… read more
Matt Boitano, a Bay Area native, saw a need in his local community. The Bay Area is the epicenter of tech activity, yet many youth in the area are not digitally literate. There are nonprofits working toward expanding digital literacy… read more
The One Percent Foundation was born from a single giving circle, but the most exciting thing about our epic giving circle platform is seeing new circles emerge. One of these, Hannah’s Circle, is dedicated to supporting innovative nonprofits both domestically… read more