London. Standard Chartered PLC (the Group) has established a foundation to advance charitable purposes.
The Standard Chartered Foundation (UK Charity Number: 1184946) will support programmes for disadvantaged young people from low-income households, particularly girls and people with visual impairments, across the world. It will fund education, employability, entrepreneurship and eye health programmes through donations to charities and non-governmental organisations.
The Group has chosen the Foundation to be the lead partner in delivering its philanthropic activities, including the Group’s global initiative to tackle inequality, Futuremakers by Standard Chartered. The aim of Futuremakers is to raise US$50 million between 2019 and 2023 (from fundraising and fund-matching by the Group) to empower the next generation to learn, earn and grow.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit sc.com/scfoundation