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Our Story

Our Story

YES FOUNDATION follows a differentiated approach focusing on stimulating entrepreneurship and innovative use of media, to bridge gaps and act as a force multiplier towards an empowered and equitable India.

Since inception, YES BANK has a deep rooted focus on sustainability and through its Responsible Banking pillar, has been working towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainable Development. The BANK believes that CSR and Sustainability in their biggest sense are the purpose of Business and has embedded them into the core business operations, keeping in mind the impact that it has on people, planet and prosperity. YES FOUNDATION is its concrete step to realise this vision of an empowered and equitable India.

Mission

Mission

Build innovative and inclusive ecosystems to catalyse social transformation.

Vision

Vision

Towards an empowered and equitable India.

Milestones

Milestones

A matching grant campaign to support the NGOs and Everyday Heroes featured in YES! i am the CHANGE television series

July 2018

YES FOUNDATION Changemaker Fundraising Campaign launch

January 2018

YES! i am the CHANGE 2018 Grant & Accelerator launch

Enhanced model providing grants worth INR 7.5 crore and 3-year accelerator support to 25 social impact organisations

12-episode show on Republic TV, highlighting the social impact of the unique model of YES! i am the CHANGE Social Filmmaking Challenge

April 2018

YES! i am the CHANGE national television series launch

January 2018

Media For Social Change Fellowship 2018 launch

Third edition of high-impact program to develop socially conscious youth leadership

Second edition of high-impact program to develop socially conscious youth leadership

January 2017

Media For Social Change Fellowship 2017 launch

October 2016

Changemaker Initiative launch

Program to support social impact projects of YIAC participants

Knowledge Series for building the design capacity for NGOs

July 2016

YES Innovate launch

March 2016

Social Film Grant launch

Initiative to create high-quality Public Social Announcements

Inaugural edition of high-impact program to develop socially conscious youth leadership

March 2016

Media For Social Change Fellowship launch

October 2015

YES! i am the CHANGE - World’s Largest Social Film Movement

Third edition of YIAC emerged as World’s Largest Social Film Movement

Second edition of YIAC emerged as India’s Largest Social Film Movement

August 2014

YES! i am the CHANGE - India’s Largest Social Film Movement

April 2013

YES! i am the CHANGE Launch

101-Hour Social Filmmaking Challenge

YES FOUNDATION registered

December 2012

Inception of YES FOUNDATION