Eye on the Giving Pledge

Since 2010, 143 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 $710 billion, the 143 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.


143 participants in
16 countries with
$710 billion in net worth


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


Pledgers range in age
from 29 to 100