Tim Smith


Vice President at Tides Foundation and Pledge 1%

PIOW Board Member

Tim is Vice President at Tides Foundation and Pledge 1%, helping companies of all sizes and industries build strategies to support their communities. Pledge 1% encourages all companies to leverage their assets (product, employees, financial resources) for social good. Prior to joining Tides and Pledge 1% in 2022, Tim led the “Business for Greater Boston” initiative and served as a Senior Director at the Boston Foundation, Greater Boston’s community foundation. As part of his role at TBF, Tim oversaw the work of the Equality Fund, a special initiative funding and supporting 20+ LGBTQ+-serving nonprofits annually. Tim serves on the Boards of New England International Donors and Pride in Our Workplace, and regularly helps venture philanthropy funds with their due diligence and engagement efforts. Tim and his Partner live in Greater Boston with their dog Wyatt.

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