• In line with the group's Community Investment programme, Merchant Banking has decided to support non-governmental organisations and social enterprises that focus on enhancing the prospects of economically disadvantaged young people globally through a partnership with Epic Foundation.

  • This partnership is based on individual commitments from our employees and a matching scheme from the Merchant Banking Management Companies.

    Founded in 2014, Epic is a global non-profit startup which provides solutions to make giving the norm. Epic leverages volunteering and giving solutions for individuals and corporations in order to support high-impact social organisations that tackle youth and children issues globally. Epic strictly partners on a pro bono basis so that 100% of the money received goes to Epic portfolio organisations.

     

  • Supported projects

    Agir pour l'école developed a reading programme based on scientific research to combat failure at school.

    Agir pour lecole

    Duo for a Job matches young immigrant job seekers with experienced professionals over 50 years old.

    Duo for a Job

    Educate supports education programmes to develop young leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa.

    Educate

    Gastromotiva prepares young people for careers in the culinary industry.

    Gastromotiva

    Prerana seeks to end the cycle of intergenerational trafficking in Mumbai.

    Prerana

    Simplon.co empowers young people from low-income communities through training in programming.

    Simplon.co

     

    The Brilliant Club expands access to highly selective universities for students.

    The Brilliant Club