The UniCredit Foundation was established by UniCredit in 2003 as a corporate foundation fully dedicated to the promotion of a culture of modern corporate philanthropy, civic engagement, cooperation and volunteerism. The foundation seeks to lend support to the communities in which it works, promoting growth, excellence and innovation in multiple spheres of activity. It aims to be responsive to emerging social imbalances and the diverse needs of our beneficiaries.
The foundation also provides support to its nonprofit partners, offering technical knowledge and managerial skills.
The foundation is also committed to promoting Employee Community Involvement initiatives. In this way, it aims to encourage volunteerism and support for non-profit organizations among UniCredit employees in response to the needs of local communities.
The UniCredit & Universities Foundation is a private foundation established by UniCredit in 2009 to promote academic initiatives in the fields of economics and finance, and to foster collaboration with prestigious European academic institutions.
The UniCredit & Universities Foundation aims to:
• promote academic studies and initiatives in the fields of economics, finance, law, politics and social sciences
• offer scholarships and research grants to the best students from the 22 countries in which UniCredit operates
• establish awards for dissertation and special academic works in the fields of economics and finance
• propose and support academic initiatives