eBay Foundation

eBay Foundation

Empowering aspiring entrepreneurs and building vibrant and sustainable communities

The eBay Foundation extends the influence of the eBay platform beyond the limits of our business. This means finding new ways to close the opportunity gap by helping entrepreneurs and communities prosper, and supporting efforts to drive a more circular economy. Through grants and impact investments, coupled with employee engagement programs, we are turning ideas and aspirations into a more environmentally and economically sustainable world.

eBay employees are a passionate group that actively support causes that matter to them—sharing their time, talents and financial gifts. eBay supports our employees’ charitable gifts, matching both dollars and time.

Read our eBay Foundation story here.

Content from this campaign

eBay Employee Lends Her Skills—and Gains a Fresh Perspective
Volunteering has always been part of eBay product manager Ruchi Sethi’s life. She freely gives her time to teach kids in underserved areas, collect donations and serve food to the homeless, and support various NGOs in her community. She even traveled to India to paint schools, and is now known to her friends as the “Queen of Volunteering.” But Ruchi, an accomplished professional with...
Nov 16, 2018 11:05 AM ET
eBay Employees Loan $450k to Kiva Entrepreneurs
The eBay Foundation provides every eBay employee with an annual $25 Kiva loan credit to create economic opportunity for small and micro entrepreneurs around the world. Since 2017, over 23,000  Kiva entrepreneurs have benefitted from more than $600,000 in loans made by eBay employees. With an average of five people per household in developing countries, where many of these loans are made...
Nov 13, 2018 11:05 AM ET
eBay StartUp Cup Challenge Pairs Mentors with Early Stage Entrepreneurs
by Amy Millington, Sr. Manager, Philanthropy & Employee Engagement What’s your big idea? That’s one question that more than 200 businesses have been answering as part of the eBay StartUp Cup Challenge, a global series of business model competitions currently underway in four cities. The competitions were made possible through an eBay Foundation grant to GriffinWorx, a nonprofit...
Jul 6, 2017 8:40 AM ET

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