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 over 60 social organizations.
Our portfolio organizations
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Jan 11, 2021 | Publications
FES’s efforts combine the principles of nature conservation and local self- governance to accelerate ecological restoration and improve the livelihoods.
Dec 21, 2020 | Publications
LGT VP’s CEO Oliver Karius reflects on a challenging past twelve months, and shares important learnings and opportunities he sees coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 10, 2020
The private sector plays an essential role in Indian primary healthcare. Funders can help support them using innovative finance to maximize impact.
Nov 4, 2020
The Alliance was launched with the goal to support social entrepreneurs during the crisis and its aftermath
Sep 16, 2020
SmartStart is taking quality and affordable early learning opportunities to low-income communities and tens of thousands of children across South Africa.
Sep 1, 2020
Blue Ventures supports coastal communities in the tropics to rebuild marine ecosystems and protect their livelihoods
Jul 23, 2020
Financing Alliance for Health supports governments on financing strategies for primary and community health systems.
Jul 15, 2020 | Investments
ARMMAN deploys mHealth solutions to improve the health of mothers, children and their families.
Jun 9, 2020 | Investments
AMP Health is a public-private partnership hosted by the Aspen Institute that works to build health systems and improve health outcomes by collaborating with governments to strengthen leadership and management capabilities.
Jun 9, 2020 | Impact
LGT Venture Philanthropy is a signatory of the Operating Principles for Impact Management and has confirmed its alignment through an independent verification.
List of upcoming events is currently being updated.
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