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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We will welcome applications for the LGT Impact Fellowship again in early 2020.
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Oct 4, 2019 | Fellowship
LGT Venture Philanthropy celebrates the 10th anniversary of the LGT Impact Fellowship and the arrival of the 2019 cohort
Sep 10, 2019 | Impact
New funding to grow jobs and work experiences for work-seekers
Aug 28, 2019 | Publications
LGT acquires leading Indian impact investor Aspada from Soros Economic Development Fund to expand its global impact investing platform, LGT Lightstone
Jul 12, 2019 | Impact
mothers2mothers (m2m) is excited to announce that our long-standing supporter, LGT Venture Philanthropy (LGT VP), has chosen to deepen their commitment with a new $1M grant. This non-programmatic funding will help m2m increase our scale and impact significantly.
Apr 1, 2019 | Fellowship
Over the last ten years, we’ve welcomed over 150 motivated Fellows from 32 nationalities and diverse professional backgrounds to the program.
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.
List of upcoming events is currently being updated.