Making a difference overseas

The generosity of Zurich employees in support of 'Zurich Cares'* is felt far and wide and 2015 was no exception.

In addition to the national and local grants programme, in 2016 a total of £75,000 was donated to causes across the world through the 'Zurich Cares' Overseas Grants Programme.  

Who benefits?

A variety of UK-registered charities operating overseas benefit every year, addressing a variety of issues in some of the most vulnerable communities in the world.  Here's who benefited in 2015 >>.


The application window for 2017 is now open. Here's how to apply...

The Overseas Grants Programme will be open for 2017 applications between 1st February - 31st March! 

The grant applications are reviewed and decisions made by an Overseas Grants Committee, consisting of Zurich employee volunteers from across the UK.    

The committee holds a series of meetings from May to September every year.  The deadline for Overseas Grants Applications will be the end of March 2017 with decisions announced in October 2017.

If you would like to find out more about the Overseas Grants Programme and how to apply please click here >>