Essential Reading

Learn about the Giving Pledge and its potential.

Attention, Humble Philanthropists: Your Low Profile Is Hurting Your Cause
— Inside Philanthropy: 04/01/2016

With Giving Pledge, 'Half' Can Mean Different Things
— Bloomberg Business News: 06/04/2015

Giving Pledge Signers Gave Big in 2013 but Not Much for Today’s Needs
— Chronicle of Philanthropy: 02/09/2014

[video] The Giving Pledge: A New Club for Billionaires
— 60 Minutes-CBS News: 11/17/2013

Four Giving Trends Among Wealthy Donors
— Stanford Social Innovation Review : 07/19/2013

Warren Buffett and the Giving Pledge: Giving Away A Lot of Money
— The Economist: 05/17/2013

The Giving Pledge Goes Global - Warren Buffett Details America's Latest 'Export'
— Forbes: 02/19/2013

Globalising giving
— Economist: 02/19/2013

A Response to the Giving Pledge Announcement
— Institute for Philanthropy: 02/19/2013

Is Doing Good "Good Enough?" Unleashing the Power of Self-Interest in Philanthropy
— Huffington Post: 02/07/2013

More Billionaires Sign On to Giving Money Away
— The Wall Street Journal: 09/19/2012

Bill Gates: My New Model For Giving
— Forbes: 09/18/2012

Spreading Gospels of Wealth
— The Economist: 05/19/2012

Failure and the Giving Pledge
— 05/19/2012

A Hybrid Foundation
– Philantrhopy 2173: 05/17/2012

The World's Biggest Givers
— Forbes: 05/19/2011

The Giving Pledge: Dangerous Implications for Democratic Decision Making
– Huffington Post: Aaron Dorfman: 12/21/2010

The Pledge
– New York Times: 11/11/2010

Giving or Grandstanding?
– The NonProfit Times: 09/01/2010

How to Fix the Billionaires' "Giving Pledge"
– Slate Magazine: 08/18/2010

German Millionaires Criticize Gates' 'Giving Pledge'
– der Spiegel: 08/10/2010

The $600 Billion Challenge
– Fortune: 06/16/2010