Our charitable initiatives for Ukraine
A total of 4,314 employees from across the Group came together in unity to donate their personal funds in full support for Ukrainian refugees. All donations were matched (doubled) by the UniCredit Foundation for a final total contribution of approximately €846,000.
Food For Poverty Initiative
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the UniCredit Foundation has taken concrete actions to fight food poverty across Italy and to support organisations involved in the distribution of food to all those in need throughout the Country. To date, the Foundation has donated over €5 million, the equivalent of 3.8 million meals, to 69 non-profit organisations.
PhD, Master scholarships and Fellowship
UniCredit Foundation launched a series of initiatives to support European university students, in line with its continued commitment to supporting study and research. This includes about 30 scholarships and research grants, with a total value of around €1.5 million.
Obiettivo Lavoro Project - Orienteering in Vocational School
Together with the Fondazione Ing. Rodolfo Debenedetti, the Foundation acts as a compass, addressing the lack of connections between schools and labour market intermediaries. The ambition is to improve access to employment for young graduates of vocational schools through the implementation and evaluation of the impact of a counselling programme.
New mandate and look
This year, the UniCredit Foundation relaunched its Purpose and commitment to empowering Europe’s youth by unlocking their potential through equal education opportunities. The Foundation also presents a fresh look: a brand-new logo composed of a harmonious intersection of lines, shaping the ‘U’ and the ‘F’ with shades of warm colours representing growth, development, and progress. This introduces a new visual identity to bring it closer to its target audience.
Call for Education
UniCredit Foundation launched an internal call to identify and support educational projects in Bulgaria and Romania for young people in the 11-19 age group (lower and upper secondary school), allocating financial resources up to €500,000, to maximum of 4 wide-ranging projects.
Gift Matching Program
UniCredit Foundation launched the Gift Matching Program for the 20th year in a row. Through this initiative, the Foundation and UniCredit’s people joined forces in their solidarity commitment. The 2022 edition supported non-profit organisations engaged in activities for children and young people up to the age of 24, doubling donations made by groups of colleagues and recognising an additional contribution to initiatives aimed at fostering educational equality.