We’re working to uplift women, people of colour and LGBTQ+ communities because everyone deserves an equal chance at economic prosperity.
Creating possibilities for everyone, everywhere
Every day, we’re finding new ways to include more individuals, communities and small businesses in the global economy.
$200 million committed towards Equitable Access
Visa Foundation pledged $200 million over five years to its Equitable Access Initiative supporting gender-diverse and inclusive small and micro businesses around the world. As part of the initiative, the Foundation will provide $60 million in grants and $140 million in impact investments with a gender and diversity lens.
A more inclusive world starts with innovation
Innovation is everywhere
From innovation centres worldwide to accelerators for start-ups in the payments space, we’re including more people in the global economy through technology.
SMEs provide more than 40% of the world’s GDP
SMEs account for more than 40% of the world’s workforce.¹