Daniel Kaufman

Daniel Kaufman

Daniel Kaufman is co-founder & Chief Philanthropy Officer of Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies. In 2006, Daniel co-founded the One Percent Foundation (OPF), an organization building a broad-based movement of next generation philanthropists (ages 18-39) by making giving accessible, engaging, and meaningful. OPF operates the largest online giving circle in the country and is at the cutting edge of next generation philanthropic engagement. The One Percent Foundation’s work has been featured in national publications including the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, and the Huffington Post. Daniel currently serves as senior strategist to the One Percent Foundation, managing and leading the organization’s long-term strategic growth efforts. In this capacity, he has substantial experience mobilizing grassroots communities, activating supporters through social media, and developing and implementing sustainable and scalable business strategies. Daniel has been instrumental in the design and rollout of OPF’s giving circle platform, a game-changing online tool that enables the proliferation of the One Percent Giving Circle model. Prior to working for OPF, Daniel served as the General Counsel and Director of Governmental Affairs at Revolution Prep LLC, an educational services and products company. In addition to his day-to-day legal duties, he worked with major foundations and education nonprofits to provide the company’s services to underserved student populations. Daniel joined Revolution Prep after working in San Francisco as an associate at Heller Ehrman LLP, where he litigated numerous pro bono cases on behalf of the urban poor and immigrants and was actively involved in major impact civil rights litigation. Formerly, Daniel worked as a Project Manager at the Interfaith Alliance in Washington, DC and as an Eisendrath Legislative Assistant at the Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism, covering issues including international aid, economic justice, access to quality education, civil rights, and election reform. Daniel serves on the Council on Foundation’s Next Generation Task Force, the Advisory Boards of the Fast Forward Fund and the Sacramento Generosity Project, and on the Boards of Directors of the Tutorpedia Foundation and SafeGround Sacramento. Daniel is a graduate of Stanford University and the UCLA School of Law. He lives in Sacramento with his wife, Talia, and daughter, Mia.