Eye on the Giving Pledge

Since 2010, 168 of the world's wealthiest individuals and families have joined the Giving Pledge, publicly declaring their intentions to commit the majority of their assets to philanthropic causes. Glasspockets is keeping an eye on the Giving Pledge, providing an in-depth picture of the participants and their publicly-known charitable activities.

The Giving Pledge Profiles


With an estimated net worth of more than $800 billion, the 168 Giving Pledge participants represent a potentially game-changing force in philanthropy.

What We Are Learning

We’re following trends in giving interests, age and wealth distribution, geography, and industry among the pledgers.


168 participants in
21 countries with
$800 billion in net worth


A wide range of giving
interests and a
willingness to take risks


Pledgers range in age
from 30 to 94