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Why partner with Kiva?
Because we can do more together than we could alone
Organizations, philanthropic partners, and individuals all come to Kiva to build connections around a shared purpose: to expand financial access to help underserved communities thrive. Together, we are able to positively impact more countries, more communities, and more individuals than we ever could alone, and that's the power of partnerships in action.
If you are with an organization looking to launch a programatic partnership with Kiva, you'll find more information about our customized options below. If you are interested in providing philanthropic support to Kiva, please Visit our Giving Hub to connect with our team and learn more about all the tax-deductible philanthropic channels that Kiva supports, including donor-advised funds, securities, and stock donations.
Customized partnerships for shared value
From brand amplification and tailored employee engagement programs, to donation and grant stewardship, the partnership opportunities with Kiva are endless because they are unique to to each organization. Whether you represent a corporate, foundation, or organizational partner, Kiva's team of CSR and partnership experts work to build and define a custom approach that aligns with each partner's specific needs and goals.
How we achieve impact together
Regardless of the unique aspects of each partnership, impact is always at the center. Our global footprint across 75 countries and our focus on critical impact areas aligned with some of our world's most pressing challenges means partners not only meet their internal goals, but create lasting and sustainable change in the lives of Kiva borrowers.
Since our founding in 2005, over 80% of Kiva’s loans have gone to women. Our model drives impactful, long-standing progress toward gender equity, proven by our data and research findings.
Refugees and displaced people
Removing barriers to finance is key for refugees and displaced people to restore their economic independence. That’s why Kiva loans can be a lifeline for many refugees and IDPs working to start a business, further their education, and create a stable future.
Communities impacted by climate change
Social and financial inequity make the impacts of climate change worse for millions of farmers and people living in poverty conditions, highlighting the need for investment in climate-smart solutions for unbanked populations.
Systemically marginalized communities in the U.S.
In the U.S. financial access for small businesses is not equal. Supporting marginalized business owners in the U.S. who continue to face systemic obstacles throughout their entrepreneurial journeys is critical to healthy and vibrant local communities.
Here are a few of the organizations partnering with Kiva
Learn more about Kiva's innovative partnerships
Kiva and USWNTPA partnership wins 2023 Gold Halo Award
Read about the partnership between Kiva and the U.S. Women's National Team Player's Association and how a focus on U.S. systemically marginalized business owners rose to the top at this year's HALO Awards. Read more →
85% engagement rate across global employees
After the most successful employee engagement campaign in Kiva’s partnership history resulted in $1.2 million in loans deployed to over 19,000 businesses around the world, Visa and Kiva have a lot to celebrate. Read more →
How Zuora inspires its clients to become Kiva lenders
To amplify their investment in positive change, Zuora's leaders recognized that becoming a Kiva Strategic Partner provided access to a suite of tools that would engage employees and customers in microlending. Read more →
Kiva's staff and volunteers work hard to ensure every dollar donated to Kiva is used efficiently, and we’ve received recognition for our commitment.