Equity Group Foundation
Equity Group Foundation [EGF] was established in 2006 in recognition of the need to scale up the existing corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives by the Equity Bank Group.
The Foundation acts as the institutional home for the Group’s social initiatives and interventions. Since its inception, the Foundation has significantly enhanced the coordination of CSR interventions for Equity Group. The Foundation’s aim is to catalyze the socio-economic prosperity of the people of Africa by giving opportunity to the millions at the bottom of the pyramid to be incorporated into the modern economy.
Having demonstrated scalability, impact and high return on investment, the Foundation has started forging partnerships with development organizations who wish to do good to society without duplicating effort and/or investing in infrastructure. This innovative and creative vehicle has fundamentally transformed the concept of philanthropy and corporate social responsibility.
While Equity Group Foundation champions the social economic transformation of the people of Africa and seeks partnerships along six cluster thematic areas, Equity Bank provides the infrastructure of delivery hence reducing the operational costs for the Foundation and increasing the rate of return on any social investment.
The six social thematic areas of focus are: