CIBA Foundation is a (501)(c3) nonprofit, private foundation that is deeply committed to enriching and strengthening the lives of disadvantaged and disabled children by partnering with charitable organizations that share the same mission. It was founded in 2005 by CIBA Insurance Services, an innovative insurance program that provides commercial property and liability insurance to commercial property owners and managers.
What makes us different?
CIBA Foundation is unique in that all donations and contributions fund grants that are used to purchase tangible items that directly impact the children's lives rather than to pay for administrative costs. Whether it be through learning materials or creative tools, we always ensure that 100% of the awarded grant fills a direct need of the children served by the grant recipient.
What have we been up to?
Since its forming, CIBA Foundation has made a positive impact in the lives of so many by awarding grants to organizations like AbilityFirst, PCDA, Villa Esperanza, Upward, and S.E.R.T.
Over the past year as the country has coped with the trials of COVID-19, we see more than ever how important the CIBA Foundation’s efforts are. Our country has seen an increase in families facing illness, loss, unemployment, or homelessness. These hardships have profoundly impacted children who are already less fortunate because of a disability, living in foster care, or living in poverty. We were honored to award a grant to both Children's Bureau and Communities in Schools of Los Angeles for the purchase of laptops, iPads, and headphones for kids in the Los Angeles area who were unable to attend online school because of their home situation.
See RECENT GRANTS to learn more about the work we have done.