About Us

Emirates Foundation is an independent philanthropic organization set up by the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to facilitate public-private funded initiatives to improve the welfare of youth across the UAE.

Our New Direction
We believe in creation and inspiration. We believe in hard work and commitment. Most of all, we believe in the inherent ability of youth to be the catalyst for positive change and the realization of our nation’s ambition.

These are our guiding principles – outlining the path of our advancement and our successes and providing the necessary framework to correct and to learn.

Chairman’s Message

Emirates Foundation was established in April 2005 under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, and the meticulous direction of his brother...

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Vision & Mission

Emirates Foundation is an independent philanthropic organization set up by the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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Our Core Values

 
RESPECT

Our teams work in a spirit of collaboration – openly and honestly – with mutual respect

INSPIRATION

Our people are dynamic, philanthropic, smart and passionate role models inspired by youth development in the UAE

AMBITION

We are knowledgeable about the spectrum of issues facing young people and ambitious to be regional pioneers in venture philanthropy

COURAGE

We challenge the norm, we take risks and collectively learn from our mistakes

 

Strategic Alliance and Membership