The MasterCard Foundation

The MasterCard Foundation

The MasterCard Foundation

Date Founded



250 Yonge Street, Suite 2400, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2L7, Canada

Charitable Causes

International Development & Relief
Public Safety
Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations
Education Research & Support

Employees (Worldwide)


Company Description

The MasterCard Foundation is an independent, global organization based in Toronto, Canada, with more than $7 billion in assets. Through collaboration with partner organizations in 46 countries, it is creating opportunities for all people to learn and prosper. The Foundation’s programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning, mostly in Africa. Established in 2006 through the generosity of MasterCard Worldwide when it became a public company, the Foundation is a separate and independent entity. The policies, operations, and funding decisions of the Foundation are determined by its own Board of Directors and President and CEO.

Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Program Officer

Director Microfinance

Chief of Operations

Director, Finance & Accounting

Director, Corporate Communications

Director, People & Culture

Director, Learning & Strategy

Director of Regional Programs

Board of Directors

Senior Advisor at McKinsey & Co., Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Pepsico Foundation, Inc.

Founding Member at All Raise

Director at University of London - The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Senior Advisor at Covington & Burling LLP

Former Chief Human Resources Officer at Unilever PLC

Managing Partner at Africa Exchange Holdings Ltd.

President & Director at Berggruen Institute on Governance

Ambassador to China at Government of Canada

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Advisors & Consultants

KPMG LLP engages in the provision of audit, tax and advisory services. It serves the banking and capital markets, building, construction and real estate, consumer and retail, energy, natural resources and chemicals, financial services, government and public sector, healthcare and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, insurance, media and entertainment, private equity, technology, telecommunications, and venture capital industries. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.


PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC provides assurance, tax and advisory services. Its services include audit and assurance, consulting, deals, human resources, legal, tax, and family business. The firm also offers accountability, risk management, structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and performance and process improvement. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.


The mission of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc. is to help donors create thoughtful, effective philanthropy throughout the world. It is a public charity established in 1991 to facilitate philanthropy and to support the growth of a vital, creative nonprofit sector. It offers maximum flexibility and administrative efficiency to individuals, institutions and groups seeking a nonprofit vehicle for philanthropic grantmaking and for pursuing a variety of charitable activities related to such fields as the arts, science, education, environment, health care, religious interests, and social service. RPA assists donors in achieving their philanthropic goals by offering administrative, financial, and program development support. Its aim is to promote and expand philanthropy by providing members of wealthy families, individuals and institutions with a broad spectrum of flexible, effective, efficient and personalized services so that they may achieve their philanthropic goals.

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