Originally published on Next in Nonprofits.
Pledge 1% “is a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business. Pledge 1% encourages and challenges individuals and companies to pledge 1% of equity, product, and employee time for their communities.”
Co-founder and Rally Software CTO Ryan Martens joins host Steve Boland to talk about the important work of encouraging corporations – starting with the technology sector – to pledge to improving our communities through diverse giving. Ryan talks about working with community foundations, measuring the impact of in-kind gifts, and reaching sustainable business models for increased giving.