Our supporters

We deeply appreciate the support of all our individual donors as well as our corporate and foundation funders.

100% of your individual donations go directly to benefit our grantee partners.

We are grateful for the support of our Underwriters who understand it costs money to engage in effective philanthropy.  Our Underwriters cover all operational and program costs so that all other donor contributions go directly to benefit our grantee partners.

We value our corporate partnerships that are developed from a common focus related to at-risk youth and youth development, allowing us to strategically designate funding.

Nike Foundation Partnership

Through its involvement in the Grassroots Girls Initiative (GGI), EMpower has invested in strengthening opportunities for at-risk adolescent girls. EMpower collaborates with five leading grantmaking organizations to elevate the voices of adolescent girls, to support local change-makers, and to foster learning about how best to empower adolescent girls. Through grants, workshops and targeted technical assistance, we support local organizations in implementing programs, strengthening their organizational and programmatic capacities, and collaborating with other global partners. GGI is co-funded by the Nike and Novo Foundations.

Corporate Partnerships






Citi's e for Education Initiative

Citi’s e for Education, is a three-month initiative from October to December, that raises funds for education-related nonprofits around the world. Over the past 3 years, Citi has donated funds to 6-7 organizations including EMpower based on a percentage of institutional client FX transaction volumes executed through its electronic trading platform, Velocity.