Saving lives

Saving lives Meet our philanthropic entrepreneurs

Innovative Financing

Innovative Financing Our Educate Girls Development Impact Bond


Expertise Our insights on Early Childhood Development

Increase your impact

Increase your impact UBS is so confident in the programs
we select, it will co-fund them.

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Entrepreneurial Philanthropy

Entrepreneurial Philanthropy

Entrepreneurs can change society for the better. That's why we seek them out and work with them to make their programs go from good to great. Meet one of them here:

Development Impact Bond

Development Impact Bond

The Educate Girls Development Impact Bond is a pioneering new way to encourage private investors to fund international development projects that is 100% focused on outcomes achieved.



We continually invest in research and landscaping to better understand complex issues and discover innovative solutions.

Our Impact

Our impact

Read about how we work with our partners in 2015  to benefit children and their communities.


About us

UBS is unique in that it has a Foundation staffed by leading experts to help clients achieve their philanthropic goals. As part of UBS we understand business and the investment process. With our global coverage, proven expertise and deep understanding of the world of philanthropy world we can transform good ideas into great programs. We know that even the best ideas need the right guidance and oversight, and we challenge our program-partners' assumptions rigorously – with only 5% of programs meeting our tough standards. And we are so confident about the programs we select that we will co-fund them, maximizing their reach and impact substantially.

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