ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth (ICICI Foundation) was founded by the ICICI Group in early 2008 to carry forward and build upon its legacy of promoting inclusive growth.
ICICI Foundation works within public systems and specialized grassroots organisations to support developmental work in four identified focus areas being primary healthcare, elementary education, skill development & sustainable livelihoods and financial inclusion.
Rural Self Employment Training Institutes managed by Banks with active co-operation from the Government of India and State Government. Dedicated institutions designed as to ensure necessary skill training and skill up gradation of the rural BPL youth to mitigate the unemployment problem.
ICICI Foundation’s initiatives “Healthy Lokshakti“ is to reduce newborn and infant deaths by ensuring that women receive good healthcare during and after pregnancy and medical assistance during delivery.
ICICI Group’s bold step in changing the entire financial inclusion landscape within the country. By introducing new models to deliver rural and micro credit, promoting the SHG-Bank Linkage, steering the introduction of Business Correspondents in India, and supporting organisations like FINO and MicroSave, ICICI Bank has provided considerable leadership and technical expertise to enable financial inclusion.
ICICI Foundation in partnership with ICICI Lombard Insurance Company launched a three-year project APNA CLINIC for truck drivers at Transport Nagar in Nigdi, Pune. Aimed to increase the health-seeking behaviour among long-distance truck drivers and improve their knowledge of road safety, the two-pronged project offers health solutions and creates health awareness through counseling and training and also financial literacy.