Maximize the impact of your giving.

One for the World is an organization that uses rigorous, data-driven charity selection to recommend the most effective charities to donate your dollars to. By giving at least 1% of your income to these effective charities, you can maximize your impact and fight extreme poverty.


Students and young professionals want to make charitable giving part of their everyday lives, but don't always know how. One for the World does the work for them by identifying where dollars can have the greatest impact.

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  • One For The World is a small, but very important development in the fight against the devastating effects of extreme poverty.
    — Charlie Bresler, Ph.D, Executive Director, The Life You Can Save
  • One for the World has an ambitious goal: getting business leaders to put their money where their mouth is. This initiative exemplifies the Wharton commitment to giving back.
    — Adam Grant, Wharton professor and bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, and Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy
  • All of us who are fortunate enough to have money to spare have a responsibility to use some of it to save lives and reduce suffering. I'm delighted that One For The World is encouraging people to pledge to use some of their income to help people living in extreme poverty.
    — Peter Singer, Australian moral philosopher and Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University
  • Through One for the World, Wharton is creating a precedent for young business leaders to give a proportion of their incomes to the world's most effective charities, thus laying down a challenge to other business schools around the world.
    — Benjamin Todd, co-founder and CEO of 80,000 Hours
  • One for the World is about giving generously to organizations that make a powerful, demonstrable, and sustainable differences in the lives of the world’s poor.
    — Katherine Klein, Vice Dean, Wharton Social Impact Initiative