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Liberating a new frontier.

MAKE THE IMPOSSIBLE POSSIBLE WITH US.

We stand at a precipice of an incredible opportunity to create and deliver moonshots that will transform our future.
Colonel Ronald Garan, Jr. (Ret)
Former NASA Astronaut
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On the International Day of Peace (September 21, 2018), the Fifth Element Fund announced the launch of the SDG Impact Fund and the SDG Impact Circle at the United Nations in New York, dedicated exclusively to de-risking and mainstreaming moonshot solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

What are the Sustainable Development Goals?

The SDGs are 17 goals agreed upon by 193 countries to realize a more sustainable and prosperous humanity and planet by 2030.

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS DONOR ADVISED FUND

TAX PLANNING BENEFITS

The Fifth Element Fund facilitates tax beneficial giving options for our donors and liberates capital by leveraging tax advantages to convert donations into grants and high-risk impact investments that can be deployed worldwide in innovative and game-changing ways.

DONATION INCLUSIVITY

The Fifth Element Fund is an independent DAF that accepts liquid and illiquid assets including collectibles, real estate, stocks, bonds and cash. The Fund also accepts blockchain, crypto and all forms of tokenized assets as well, with no fiat conversion required.

MOONSHOT INVESTMENTS

The Fifth Element Fund features structured asset allocation provisions based on the donor’s charitable intent, and channels a donor’s grantmaking preferences into large-scale, community-enhanced collaboration to launch bold ventures to deliver true quantum leaps.

AN EPIC VENTURE FOR A BETTER WORLD

The Fifth Element Fund is the first Donor Advised Fund of its kind: an independent DAF dedicated exclusively to building a community of courageous leadership for bold solutions to de-risk and mainstream moonshots and quantum leap solutions to deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.  Learn more about ways we can serve our mutual interests.

SEPTEMBER 2018 |  SDG FRONTIER FINANCE FORUM

Hosted at the United Nations, this Forum will build a community of highly select and courageous leaders to take bold action in unlocking the full power of new frontier financing across impact finance, blockchain and digital value exchange assets to capitalize and deliver the SDGs by 2030.
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JUNE 2018 |  BLOCKCHAIN FOR IMPACT LAUNCH

Over 500 delegates gathered at the United Nations to bring their expertise in blockchain, AI, policy, city planning and scaled impact together to discuss ways to use frontier technologies for the benefit of humanity.
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MAY 2018 | #HACKQUANTUM SERIES LAUNCH

First in Lagos Nigeria, then London, these hackathons are dedicated to advancing quantum leap solutions to meet the UN SDGs by uniting the exponential power of women with blockchain, smart contracts and digital assets: to make the impossible possible.
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MARCH 2018 | DECADE OF  WOMEN LAUNCH

A campaign launched on International Women’s Day at the United Nations to galvanize leaders to take action towards realizing gender equity, as the foundation to solving all other Sustainable Development Goals.
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SDG IMPACT HEROES

SDG Impact Heroes is a global photo-journalism series to highlight leaders in communities around the world who are taking noteworthy strides toward “Quantum Impact” as they seek to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals most important to them. All photos are Ralph Reutimann originals.

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