Givinga Selected as Finalist of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

Philantech® cloud technology, a fintech solution that unlocks the full potential of charitable giving, honored as part of the 5th annual awards that reflect innovation for good

The finalists of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to pursuing innovation when it comes to solving health and climate crises, social injustice, or economic inequality. And we, as the leader in providing technology solutions that enable modern philanthropic giving, have been announced as a finalist in the software category for our Philantech® cloud technology.

Philantech unlocks the full potential of charitable giving by removing barriers to philanthropy, offering comprehensive tools that enable partners to easily integrate charitable giving capabilities into their existing workplace or consumer digital experiences. Philantech connects users to 1.8 million global charities, allowing them to spark innovation, drive meaningful brand engagement and unify business and societal impact.

“We are honored to be recognized among a distinguished group of change makers who are developing innovative and modernized technology to make a difference,” said Joe Phoenix, our co-founder and CEO. “Our mission to increase access to philanthropy is rooted in our belief that everyone deserves an opportunity to contribute and make a larger collective impact. We thank the editors and reporters at Fast Company for including us as a finalist for this prestigious award.”

A panel of eminent Fast Company editors and reporters selected winners and finalists for the World Changing Ideas Awards from a pool of more than 4,000 entries. The 2021 awards feature entries from across the globe, from Brazil to Denmark to Vietnam.

“There is no question our society and planet are facing deeply troubling times. So, it’s important to recognize organizations that are using their ingenuity, impact, design, scalability, and passion to solve these problems,” says Stephanie Mehta, editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “Our journalists, under the leadership of senior editor Morgan Clendaniel, have discovered some of the most groundbreaking projects that have launched since the start of 2020.”

For further information and to learn more about how Philantech can be integrated into a company’s existing platforms, please visit

Check out Fast Company‘s full list of Software finalists and honorable mentions here.

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