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 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Our vision and mission are 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, 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 for 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 over 60 social organizations.
Our portfolio organizations
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Dec 3, 2021 | Publications
LGT VP will support SmartStart to implement their five-year strategy which will extend their network across South Africa and position them to become a delivery platform for nationwide early childhood learning, enabling every child, regardless of their background, to have a strong, smart start to education.
Nov 18, 2021 | Publications
LGT Venture Philanthropy Foundation (LGT VP) is delighted to announce its new engagement with the Wadhwani Institute for Sustainable Healthcare (WISH), an initiative to create an effective and equitable healthcare system in India.
Nov 9, 2021 | Publications
The Antara Foundation (TAF) is an Indian non-governmental organization that partners with government to improve maternal and child health and nutrition (MCHN) outcomes by increasing collaboration among existing community health worker (CHW) cadres in India.
Nov 4, 2021 | Publications
LGT VP’s non-programmatic funding will support Muso to launch service delivery to new sites across the country and reinforce its technical assistance to the Ivorian Ministry of Health.
Oct 28, 2021 | Publications
Financing Alliance for Health (FAH) is a non-governmental organization that partners with governments and leading multi-laterals to help unlock both domestic and international funding for community healthcare systems in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
Oct 26, 2021 | Publications
With its three-year follow-on investment, LGT VP seeks to help AMP Health grow from working in seven countries and 10 Ministry of Health (MOH) teams to 19 countries and 23 MOH teams by 2024.
Oct 11, 2021 | Publications
LGT VP's CEO Oliver Karius discusses the role that venture philanthropy can play in supporting effective, scalable solutions to systemic challenges.
Aug 13, 2021 | Publications
Pristine Seas works with local communities, governments and partners to establish Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) to help the ocean recover and restore biodiversity, protect carbon stocks and improve livelihoods.
Aug 10, 2021 | Publications
The/Nudge Foundation works to alleviate poverty sustainably and at scale, by supporting skill development among underprivileged youth and improving the livelihoods of families across urban and rural India.
Jul 16, 2021 | Publications
By advocating for the conservancy model across Kenya, KWCA tackles three interlinked challenges: biodiversity loss, lack of livelihoods and Climate Change.
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