LGT Venture Philanthropy is an independent charitable foundation that supports organizations and companies operating mainly in developing countries, who implement solutions that contribute directly to the achievement of the SDGs.
Our vision and mission is embedded in LGT’s 90-year-old tradition of creating, preserving and increasing lasting value.
We support the growth of innovative social organizations by providing them with a tailored combination of growth capital, access to business skills, management know-how and strategic advice. We offer capacity building support to drive innovation and maximize societal return.
Our approach provides tailored support to scalable solutions to large-scale problems.
Our portfolio organizations strive to solve some of the world’s most pressing societal problems. With effective scalable models they have the potential to improve the quality of life of millions of underserved people.
Since inception, LGT VP has supported 51 social organizations.
Our portfolio organizations
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Dec 11, 2018
LGT VP is proud to have partnered with a pioneer in community health: award-winning Last Mile Health.
Oct 4, 2018
LGT VP worked with Grameen Foundation India to understand attitudes, behavior and challenges around access to oral healthcare.
Sep 21, 2018
The outcome-based financing mechanism seeks to improve early childhood learning and development outcomes in the Western Cape. LGT VP is one of three investors.
Aug 1, 2018
Educate Girls' delivers promising outcomes on innovative financing instrument
Dec 8, 2017
We co-hosted a breakfest meeting with the GIIN to present and discuss a report on capacity building support.
Sep 1, 2017
The company has developed a 100% green technology to grow algae.
Aug 15, 2017
Educate Girls' 2-year results on the innovative financing instrument are reason for optimism.
Dec 20, 2016
916 women volunteers from 86 hotspots of child harm are keeping 75’000 children safe in 6 regions across India.
Oct 4, 2016
The organization seeks to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV/Aids.
Sep 20, 2016
A unique conservancy model in the Maasai Mara empowers local landowners, creates job and protects wildlife.
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