CREATING A WORLD FULL OF GIVING
B1G1 is a global giving initiative based in Singapore. It helps businesses around the world incorporate giving into their business model by providing them with a simple program and platform and access to carefully selected high-impact projects that resonate with them and their customers. Since 2007, B1G1 has worked with 2,600+ businesses which have resulted in over 208 million giving impacts.
B1G1 gives businesses the ability to make a real difference through effective giving. And it also provides tools and resources to make their giving habitual and connecting. 100% of giving made by B1G1 Businesses are forwarded to carefully selected high-impact projects.
HOW THE INITIATIVE IS RUN
The B1G1 Movement is currently run by two organizations. BUY1GIVE1 PTE LTD is a registered company in Singapore (it is a Social Enterprise and also a B Corp) and it runs the business membership program and promotes the giving program to businesses. B1G1 GIVING, INC. is a registered 501(c)(3) charity that seeks out and works with high-impact charitable organizations all around the world to provide additional funding for their work. Until 2019, B1G1 Giving's work was handled by its predecessor organization, B1G1 Giving, a registered Society in Singapore.
Requirements for B1G1 Giving Board Members
Each board member serves by:
– attending five Board Meetings (online) per year where key decisions are made regarding governance and development
– joining in special project groups based on your expertise and interest
– participating in ad-hoc communications (e.g. email/Zoom) when needed
– typically contributing 6-10 hours each quarter (but if you are happy to contribute more, you can do more)
We are looking for a person who has a passion for making a difference in the world, has senior management/leadership experience at an established company or non-profit, enjoys networking and making connections, and has a track record of growing an organization or team.
Ideally the person resides in the Pacific Time Zone (for ease of scheduling meetings) in US and available to come on a call in the late afternoon or evening to coordinate with other board members who are based in different countries. Ideal board members also bring a functional expertise in Strategic Development, NGO Management, International Relations, Policy Making, Communications and Data Analysis.
The minimum tenure commitment is 1 year (ideally more than 2 years).
IF YOU ARE KEEN TO GET INVOLVED…
Contact us to find out more and apply to join the Board.