New opportunity to be one of Deutsche Bank's Charities of the Year - now for two years

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From May 20 to June 5, Deutsche Bank UK employees will be nominating their favourite charities to become one of two of the Bank's Charities of the Year for 2016 and 2017. Act now to ensure your charity is in the running!

Nominated charities must align with Deutsche Bank’s Born to Be programme, with a clear focus on young people and helping them to reach their full potential. This year the charities are Sparks and World Child Cancer.

Starting in January 2016, Deutsche Bank’s Charities of the Year programme will be a two-year partnership with two charities, enabling the bank to make an even bigger impact on the chosen charities. The longer partnership will enable charities to build key relationships and focus on initiatives that deliver maximum fundraising value and high employee buy-in over a longer period of time. Charities must be nominated by a Deutsche Bank employee and eligible charities will be taken through to a second round of voting by all UK employees.

Established in 1999, Deutsche Bank’s Charities of the Year programme is a model of employee engagement and fundraising. To date, it has raised more than £13.5m for 22 charities. The basis is to provide employees with a platform to nominate and select charities they feel personally connected to. It forms part of Deutsche Bank’s UK Corporate Citizenship strategy, and aims to build employee pride and affinity to Deutsche Bank’s commitment to society.

Over the years, fundraising has created a lasting impact on Charities of the Year partners and beneficiaries. AfriKids was able to fund an eco lodge to add to sustainable growth of the income-generation side of the charity, and War Child was able to expand programmes to a new country due to Deutsche Bank fundraising. However, the benefits aren’t purely financial. Charities report support given to organisational change, new business generation and increased profile and networks as significant benefits.

How to become a Deutsche Bank Charity of the Year

Charities need to be nominated by a Deutsche Bank UK employee (including temporary employees and contractors). Please click here to find out more and view the full selection criteria.


This advertisement has been approved and/or communicated by Deutsche Bank AG or by its subsidiaries and/or affiliates ("DB") and appears as a matter of record only. Deutsche Bank AG is authorised under German banking law (competent authority: European Central Bank) and, in the United Kingdom, by the Prudential Regulation Authority. It is subject to supervision by the European Central Bank and by BaFin, Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, and is subject to limited regulation in the United Kingdom by the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority. Details about the extent of our authorisation and regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority are available on request.

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