Citi Donates $9.4 Million to Education-Focused Non-Profit Organizations
Citi today announced it has donated $9.4 million in support of education-focused non-profit organizations, as part of its 2020 e for education campaign.
Citi donated a percentage of the business proceeds traded electronically during the eight-week campaign from September to October.
The figure represents the highest annual amount raised since the initiative was launched. Since its inception in 2013, the campaign has raised $47 million in total.
“Our non-profit partners have persevered throughout the pandemic in their mission to provide equal access to a quality education for all children. We at Citi are humbled by their dedication and heartened by the response to the campaign, which serves as a testament to the impact of bringing people together to tackle these critical challenges.” – Itay Tuchman, Global Head of FX.
The education-focused non-profit organizations tackle childhood illiteracy and improve access to quality education.
Since its launch, the campaign has:
- Raised over $47 million
- Supported 606k + youth
- Helped 530+ schools
- Has spanned over 32 countries. With the inclusion of Teach For All, this will grow to over 70.
Further information can be found at: https://www.citifx.com/e4e/
Citi’s first E for Education campaign originated in FX in 2013 and the campaign has been expanded across Citi’s Markets and Securities e-trading businesses for the first time this year, including Commodities, Rates, Global Spread Products and, for the second year, Futures & Equities.
Citi works with 10 non-profit partners globally that support the right to education for all children, including Teach For All for the first time in 2020. The non-profit partners represent the global footprint of Citi’s Markets and Securities business.
Teach For All
A global network of organizations working to ensure all children have the education, support, and opportunity they need to fulfil their potential.
Breaks down the barriers preventing more than 130 million girls around the world from going to school
Builds environments fit for learning
Supports at-risk youth in education in EM countries
Educates children who have lost a parent in the US Military
Enhances the wellbeing and prospects of children and their families by providing access to therapeutic and emotional support in schools
Reach the World
Makes the benefits of travel accessible to classrooms, inspiring youth to become more curious, confident global citizens
Room to Read
Gives children in EM countries access to education
Develops teachers (and supports talented teachers to become inspiring and effective leaders)
Opens schools in low-income areas
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