Wednesday Aug 17, 2022

#9 - Joey Savoie: Making it easier for great charities to exist

In this interview, we chat to Joey Savoie, CEO and co-founder of Charity Entrepreneurship, an incubator that helps launch high-impact nonprofits by connecting entrepreneurs with effective ideas, training, and funding.

Joey provides an overview of Charity Entrepreneurship and the problems they're working to solve; he also shares his thoughts on the charity sector, the concept of efficacy, and the role altruism plays in his life.

Since its founding in 2018, Charity Entrepreneurship has helped launch 18 impactful nonprofits, which have reached over 5 million humans and improved the lives of 1.2 million animals.

You can donate to Charity Entrepreneurship via Giving What We Can:



00:00 - Introduction to Joey and Charity Entrepreneurship

01:04 - The story behind Charity Entrepreneurship's founding

04:21 - Projects Charity Entrepreneurship has helped launch

07:05 - Cause areas Charity Entrepreneurship focuses on

08:48 - Charity Entrepreneurship's core propositions, benefits, and why donors might be interested in supporting the org

12:52 - What value can smaller donors bring to philanthropy?

15:29 - Joey's pitch that "efficacy" in charity can be evaluated, measured, and aimed for

17:39 - Some surprising realizations about the charitable sector

21:07 - The nuances of bottlenecks

24:50 - What mistakes do people make when thinking about the concept of effectiveness, especially at first?

26:38 - Joey's relationship with altruism

28:07 - How would Joey spend a billion dollars?

31:05 - Joey's advice/asks for viewers


Production: Julian Hazell & Grace Adams

Videographer and video editor: Andy Brice

Video editor: Marco Shimabukuro

Interviewer: Luke Freeman

Guest: Joey Savoie

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