We believe in operating globally but also in supporting local organisations in the communities in which we live and work. Since establishing the PIMCO Foundation in 2000, we have worked to support hundreds of local nonprofits. Our Foundations in the U.S., U.K. and Germany support local communities via local grant programmes.
Global Focus areas include:
- Hunger - We have long supported efforts to alleviate hunger in the communities where we live and work. Through this focus area, we have a strategic partnership with Global FoodBanking Network (GFN), We do not accept applications for our hunger-related grant-making.
- Gender equality - We match the resources, time and talents of our people with leading organisations around the world tackling the essential challenges facing girls and women today. We do not accept applications for our gender equality-related grant-making.
About PIMCO’s U.K. Local Grants Programme
In addition to our focus on hunger and gender equality, our U.K. Local Grants Programme focuses on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping.
Rough sleeping has reached record levels in England. Recent studies have shown that 4,677 people were living on the streets of England in 2018, and 1283 of these were in London. Furthermore, Westminster has the second highest rough sleeping rate in England. As a firm that believes in contributing to the emergency needs in communities where our employees work and live, we seek to support organisations that are addressing the needs of the homeless and Rough Sleepers in London, particularly in Westminster were we are located.
Carolina Leite, Senior Associate
Organisations applying to any PIMCO Foundation giving programme, must operate without discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), age, marital status, military or veteran status, disability (physical or mental), or medical condition.