It’s what (and who) we know

Being effective in philanthropy takes time and resources. We have the right experience, knowledge and network to help you make the most impact in your giving.

We know philanthropy

UBS is unique in having a global network of foundations staffed with philanthropy experts. And our foundation has a track record of almost two decades.

We partner with UBS finance experts

Our ability to access the core finance competencies of UBS helps us achieve greater impact in solving the pressing social issues of our time.

We know our philanthropist partners

We work side by side with philanthropists, providing them the network and access to experts they need to get the most from their giving.

We make philanthropist contributions go further

UBS covers all the costs for the administration, planning, review and continued development of programs. And in some cases co-funds.

We’re driven by data

We can tell you exactly where funding is going and the impact it is having, since we demand detailed reports and independent monitoring from our program partners.

We’re active globally

But we do understand the local landscapes of our programs and support partners who live in the communities they’re helping.

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The UBS Optimus Foundation is not accepting or reviewing unsolicited proposals at this time. This is out of respect for your time as much as ours as we don't have the capacity to fund further programs at the moment. Please check in again at a later stage. Thank you!

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