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upGrad Foundation’s Theme

Following these three core themes, the not-for-profit wing of upGrad would aim to provide educational programs and enrichments programs to learners across the nation, who have growing aspirations but cannot afford to accomplish their aspirations.

The objectives and goals of this not-for-profit Foundation are wide and include Teachers’ Training, Mentoring & Coaching, Career Guidance, Scholarships, Internships, and Online Student Exchange programs. With the aim to build the largest pro-bono buddy, mentor platform and program portfolio in the world, the initial monetary commitment by upGrad is 50 Crore INR. The Foundation will be roping in donors, and corporates to grant schemes in the near future and scaling its impact and reach.

The Foundation will focus on university students and working professionals including 1st Generation learners, women coming back to the workforce, women journalists in smaller and many in Public Services or the Armed Forces to name a few categories.