The Boston Foundation and Cambridge Community Foundation
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Atrium at 25 First Street
25 First Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141
We are officially launching Pledge 1% Boston during HubWeek. Pledge 1% is a global movement of startups that have committed 1% of their company (either through individual pledges or corporate pledges) to support their communities. More than 1,000 companies around the globe have pledged 1% for their communities. And now, we are bringing this innovative initiative to the Greater Boston region.
Join us to celebrate the launch of Pledge 1% Boston. Hear from entrepreneurs and leaders in the innovation economy as well as early adopters of Pledge 1% Boston, and learn more about how giving back can change the business landscape in Greater Boston.
Kate Guedj, Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer, The Boston Foundation
Geeta Pradhan, President, Cambridge Community Foundation
, Managing Director,
Sigma Prime Ventures
, Co-Founder and Partner, _Underscore
About the Boston Foundation
The Boston Foundation, Greater Boston's community foundation, is one of the largest community foundations in the nation, with net assets of some $1 billion. In 2015, the Foundation and its donors paid more than $127 million in grants to nonprofit organizations and received gifts of close to $123 million. In celebration of its Centennial in 2015, the Boston Foundation launched the Campaign for Boston to strengthen the Permanent Fund for Boston, its endowment fund focused on addressing the most pressing needs of Greater Boston. The Foundation is proud to be a partner in philanthropy, with more than 1,000 separate charitable funds established by donors either for the general benefit of the community or for special purposes. The Boston Foundation also serves as a major civic leader, think tank and advocacy organization, commissioning research into the most critical issues of our time and helping to shape public policy designed to advance opportunity for everyone in Greater Boston. The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI), an operating unit of the Foundation, designs and implements customized philanthropic strategies for families, foundations and corporations both here and around the globe. For more information about the Boston Foundation or TPI, visit tbf.org or call 617-338-1700.
About Cambridge Community Foundation
Cambridge Community Foundation, established in 1916, is the only foundation serving the whole city of Cambridge. Its mission is to connect people, knowledge and resources to catalyze change and expand opportunity for all. As a grantmaker, it supports nonprofit organizations to meet local needs and support the aspirations of Cambridge residents. As a civic leader, the Foundation works with its partners to address urgent local challenges and provide a permanent source of charitable funds for the community.