Citi Foundation (Citi)

The Citi Foundation is committed to the economic empowerment of individuals and families, particularly those in need, in the communities where we work sothat they can improve their standard of living.

The Citi Foundation is committed to the economic empowerment of individuals and families, particularly those in need, in the communities where we work sothat they can improve their standard of living.
We do this through a powerful combination of financial support and employee engagement, tapping into Citi's global network of employee expertise in more than 100 countries. This "more than philanthropy" approach, which includes skills-based volunteering, board membership and financial capability, enables us to significantly enhance the value of the support we provide to our nonprofit partners and increase the long-term impact of our investments. 

The Citi Foundation provides grant support for programs that are aligned with our priority focus areas, promote collaboration and effective use of philanthropic resources, engage our employees, and demonstrate impact and positive outcomes. We are particularly interested in supporting program innovations in the following priority focus areas: 

Microfinance and Microenterprise to help individuals and families improve their lives through economic self-sufficiency and reduce financial vulnerability.

Small and Growing Business to create employment opportunities and support broad economic growth
College and Careers to increase the number of low-income students who enroll in postsecondary education and earn a degree; and also to provide secondary students outside the U.S. with the career skills they need to enter the workforce.

Financial Capability and Asset Building to help individuals and families gain the knowledge and ongoing support they need to achieve financial stability.

In the U.S., the Citi Foundation supports Neighborhood Revitalization programs to help physically revitalize neighborhoods and create economically vibrant communities.

In addition, the Citi Foundation works with its partners in its priority focus areas of Microfinance and Microenterprise, Small and Growing Business and Neighborhood Revitalization to support environmental innovations and embed a "green" component within key areas of their work.

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