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This article was published on December 3, 2013

    One Percent Foundation releases a white-label version of its crowdsourced giving platform

    One Percent Foundation releases a white-label version of its crowdsourced giving platform
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    The One Percent Foundation, a foundation dedicated to helping young professionals get into philanthropy, has launched Pro Giving Circles, a white-label version of its social giving platform. The release is timed to coincide with the #GivingTuesday campaign.

    Anyone can use Pro Giving Circles, though it’s specifically targeted at companies and organizations. Since it’s white-label, groups can add their own branding and use their own URL.

    Giving Circle members set up a donation of 1 percent of their salary, nominate causes, collectively vet organizations and then vote for a charity. Once selected and approved, the foundation makes the donation.

    Organizations banded together last year to create #GivingTuesday. I’m not crazy about the hashtag name, but it’s still nice to put things back into perspective after the Black Friday and Cyber Monday madness.

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