Giving to TED

Supporting TED through philanthropic giving will help increase the impact of projects related to our year-long initiatives beyond the conference, including TEDx, TED-Ed, TED Fellows, and the Open Translation Project. TED Conferences, LLC is owned by the Sapling Foundation, a U.S. 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. To learn more, email Lisa Choi Owens, Head of Global Partnerships, at

Support specific TED initiatives in education, health, and technology

TED connects with mission-aligned foundations to collectively advance our shared efforts around the world.

Chronicle success stories with custom content

The TED Studio can help you and your grantees chronicle your success stories through shareable micro-documentaries and narrative-driven photographic essays.

Expose grantees to TED conferences and community

Bring grantees to TED conferences and events, where they can glean insights and network with thought leaders and business executives from around the world.

Share progress with influencers worldwide on

Amplify your history, mission, and progress on Share your work with the intellectually curious TED audience, alongside talks aligned with your goals.

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Giving partners: Knight Foundation | TOMS Giving Project

How to connect: Email Global Partnerships, at