Social Impact

Visa is committed to advancing inclusive, equitable and sustainable economic growth for everyone, everywhere.

We want everyone, everywhere to thrive

Social Impact is part of Visa’s commitment to advancing inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth for everyone, everywhere. Our focus is on driving initiatives that use the scale of our network, our products, our financial resources, and the collective expertise and commitment of our employees, to reach those traditionally underserved, providing them with access to resources that can help improve their economic livelihoods, businesses and communities.

Small business

50 M

We are committed to digitally-enable 50 million small and micro businesses worldwide by 2023, as part of our efforts to advance digital equity.

Equity and inclusion

500 M

We met our goal to provide 500 million unbanked/underserved people access to digital payment accounts by 2020 and are continuing the work.


85 %

We had 85% of our employees participate in Visa programs to give back to their communities in FY 2021.

Featured programs and partnerships

Practical Business Skills logo
Women's World Banking logo
Hand in Hand International logo.
Visa’s UMKM Bisa! campaign with Gojek logo
VillageCapital logo
IFAD logo with byline phrase Investing in rural people.
TechnoServe logo with byline phrase Business Solutions to Poverty.
Visa’s partnership with IFundWomen displaying grant program winners.
Kiva logo

Employees making a difference

Visa encourages and supports employees to make an impact in ways that inspire them, whether that is through volunteering, giving or empowering people and communities in need.

Visa Foundation