The Foundation

Created in 2008, at the joint initiative of Crédit Agricole’s Directors and Professor Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, the Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation is a cross-business actor committed to promoting a better-shared economy.

Investor, funder, technical assistance provider and fund advisor, the Foundation has more than 80 partners (microfinances institutions and social business) and operates in around 40 countries with nearly 100 million euros in commitments. The Foundation focuses on microfinance institutions that serve women and rural people. These institutions support approximately 4 million clients.


Our mission is to fund and support microfinance institutions, businesses and projects that promote inclusive finance and the development of rural economies around the world.

Principles of action