Economic Progress
Philanthropic Focus
Economic Progress

The Citi Foundation works to promote economic progress and improve the lives of people in low-income communities around the world. We invest in efforts that increase financial inclusion, catalyze job opportunities for youth, and reimagine approaches to building economically vibrant communities. The Citi Foundation's "more than philanthropy" approach leverages the enormous expertise of Citi and its people to fulfill our mission and drive thought leadership and innovation.

 

 

Areas of Work
Community Solutions
Community Solutions
Efforts to develop and scale solutions to the most pressing challenges confronting low-income communities around the world.
Financial Inclusion
Financial Inclusion
Efforts that provide greater access to financial products, services and capital to low-income communities and individuals.
Youth Economic Opportunities
Youth Economic Opportunities
Efforts that help boost the employability of low-income, vulnerable young people around the world.
  • Apply for Funding

    The primary way in which Citi Foundation provides funding is through open, program-specific request for proposals (RFPs). This model enables us to engage and support a broad range of organizations across the globe to tackle some of the most pressing social issues of our time.  

    Each program-specific RFP launched is accompanied by detailed information on goals, selection criteria and relevant application deadlines.