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CIMB Foundation

Empowering Communities.  Changing Lives.


CIMB Foundation is the corporate responsibility and philanthropic arm for CIMB Group. 


We work with various partners to contribute towards sustainable long-term positive impacts in the communities around us through our grants and collaborations, whilst also applying a balanced approach to support immediate needs, and we prioritise programmes where needs are greatest.

Our Programmes

We build connections with communities and empower their lives through curated programmes and opportunities. 

Community Link

Community Link is our flagship community development platform, where we provide opportunities for CIMB colleagues and customers to participate, engage and connect with communities across the nation.

Community Link


Be$mart is our financial literacy programme for vulnerable youths across Malaysia. Through Be$mart, we aim to build a foundation for the younger generations and help them achieve their financial goals.

Be Smart

CIMB ASEAN Scholarship

The CIMB ASEAN Scholarship is our commitment to fostering the next generation of ASEAN change-makers. The scholarship is open to ASEAN students and provides them with the opportunity to pursue tertiary education at top-tier institutions of their choice.

Asean Scholarship

Back To School

Our Back to School programme aims to bring joy and uplift the lives of underprivileged school children in Malaysia. We distribute kits comprising uniforms, shoes, and other school necessities to help the students and their families prepare for the new school year.

Be Smart

Festive Celebrations

CIMB Foundation brings joy to diverse underserved communities during Malaysia's significant festive celebrations, spreading happiness and cheer through a variety of events and activities.

Be Smart

Our Projects

Some of our initiatives were published in the news and compiled in this page. Kindly click on them to know more.

Please also visit CIMB Foundation’s social media i.e. InstagramFacebook or Twitter to learn more on the impacts created.