Twitter CEO Donates $1M to Coin Center

Dorsey's gift is the latest in a stream of donations to Coin Center.

Feb 10, 2021 at 7:28 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 12:10 p.m. UTC

Jack Dorsey donated $1 million to cryptocurrency policy think tank Coin Center, per a tweet announcement from the organizations director Jerry Brito.

  • The donation comes amid Grayscale's donations campaign for Coin Center offering to match up to $1 million in donations on top of an additional $1 million gift from Grayscale. Grayscale is a CoinDesk sister company.
  • "Thank you for your incredible work," Dorsey told Brito on Twitter.
  • These donations are the latest in a flood of support for the Washington, D.C.-based organization. In late December, crowdsourced donations on Gitcoin and other gifts from crypto companies saw hundreds of thousands of dollars gifted to Coin Center.


The leader in news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.