Chuck Feeney was truly one of a kind among billion-dollar philanthropists. No one in that category – certainly including me – except Chuck has given away sums which required that they change their own personal living standard. Chuck basically gave it all while he had years left to live. This record may live for a long time as should our memory for him.
– Warren Buffett
Chuck Feeney was one of the greatest philanthropists ever, by Bill Gates
Giving Pledge signatories span multiple generations and represent a wide range of geographies and industries. They are united by their commitment to use their wealth to help tackle the world’s most pressing problems.
October 9, 2023 | Charles F. Feeney, an inspiration for the creation of the Giving Pledge who gave away nearly all of his $8 billion fortune to charity, much of it as quietly as he had made it, died on Monday in San Francisco. He was 92.
July 14, 2023 | Nikhil Kamath has become the youngest person to sign the Giving Pledge at just 36 years old. Through this pledge he is hoping to expand on his ideas for education, support the reduction of carbon emissions, and improve services for seniors.