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IE Foundation

At IE Foundation we work to produce compelling new thinking and give access to education to talented individuals

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    Contributing knowledge and talent to society

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    Inspiring the business leaders of tomorrow

    Sostenibilidad - Fundación IE y Ernst Young
  • IE Foundation

    IE Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization with a distinct international character, working  closely with sister organizations such as IE Fund in the USA. As a result of the Foundation’s work, IE has been able to attract promising young students, propel its academic status, and appeal to highly recognized educators.

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    Scholarships for outstanding students

Activities

IE Foundation’s main activities are financial aid & scholarships;advancement of research & cultural outreach such as development of publications & library support

Each year, the IE Foundation produces a report detailing financial information, grant making activities and other information. Here you can download our last report:

IE Foundation Advanced Series on Problem-Driven Research The Program permits two types of institutional and corporate contributions: a) Economic support, consisting of a donation to the IE Foundation's programs. b) Support for the creation and dissemination of knowledge about industries, via the contributions of experts from these entities to the collection's publications and their participation in special sessions.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Thanks to agreements with various institutions around the world, in 2010 the IE Foundation awarded scholarships of over 5 million euros.

  • For Students

    Did you know that in 2011 the IE Foundation gave grants to more than 700 students? Scholarships given by the IE Foundation cover topics like finance, international development, and leadership among others. Additionally, the IE Foundation devotes part of its resources to family support.

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  • For Students

    Did you know that in 2011 the IE Foundation gave grants to more than 700 students? Scholarships given by the IE Foundation cover topics like finance, international development, and leadership among others. Additionally, the IE Foundation devotes part of its resources to family support.

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  • For faculty & researchers

    Research activities conducted by IE´s faculty acquire outstanding importance given our commitment to innovation. For this reason, the IE Foundation offers support for the development of the faculty's work by supporting proposals and activities that contribute to corporate development.

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Applied research

IE is a research-oriented institution. Our faculty consists of both academics involved in research and practitioners with many years of experience. From IE Foundation, we carry out the following applied research projects:

  • Centers

    IE centers generate knowledge and translate it into applied research. We deliver pioneering research generated by the collaboration between IE´s Faculty, research interns, and partner organizations. Topics range from human resources to negotiation and corporate governance.

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  • Chairs

    Our chairs are research and dissemination of knowledge in areas of leadership, ethics and communication among others. One of the requirements to create a chair at IE is that it must have a clear applicability and be supported by sponsors.

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  • Projects & iniciatives

    Projects include the research and dissemination of knowledge, the duration of which will depend on the respective information. It is largely focused on private companies and/or ministries.

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Cultural outreach

We dedicate a significant portion of the IE Foundation funds to support different areas and activities both in and outside IE, such as sponsorships, publications, and improvements to IE's library.

  • Library

    The IE Foundation invests in the improvement of the library’s facilities, as well as digital resources and journals. The Library is made up by two parts: an online section offering access to the main databases; and a physical section containing books and subscriptions to the most prestigious journals.

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  • Publications

    Alongside the Alumni Association, the IE Foundation publishes the IDEAS magazine, a platform to broadcast, among other practices, business excellence and entrepreneurship.

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  • Sponsorships

    The IE Foundation supports institutions, both external and internal, by promoting their activities. Among these institutions are: Financieros Sin Fronteras, European Foundation Center(AISBL), Real College Harvard, and the Foundation Center.

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If you have any comments or questions regarding our activities at IE Foundation, please fill in the following application and you will be contacted by the team vía e-mail withing three working days. For you convenience, answers to many FAQs about IE Foundation are always available. Contact us and let us help you explore the many ways you can get involved with IE Foundation.

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    Diego del Alcázar Silvela

    • President of IE Foundation
    • President of IE Business School
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    Rafael Puyol Antolín

    • Vice president of IE Foundation
    • Vice president of Institutional Relations
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    Juan Miguel Antoñanzas

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • President of ASEPA (Spanish Association of Automotive). Senior Advisor of H. Neumann International
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    Guillermo de la Dehesa

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • International Advisor of Goldman Sachs, President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research of Lond
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    Fernando Barnuevo

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • President of IE Alumni Association
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    Santiago Iñiguez

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • Dean of IE Business School & President of IE University
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    Miguel Sagüés

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • General Director of Ie University
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    Gonzalo Garland

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • Vice president for Development at IE
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    Salvador Carmona

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • Dean of Faculty of Ie Business School & Rector of IE University
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    Alfonso Martínez de Irujo

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • Director of Executive Education at IE
  • Fernando Fontes

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • General Director of External Relations at IE
  • Arantza de Areilza

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • Dean of IE School of Arts & Humanities
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    Javier Benjumea Cabeza de Vaca

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • Vice president of IE Alumni Association
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    Macarena Rosado

    • Governor of the IE Foundation
    • Director of Legal Services at IE
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    Our mission

    To contribute to the development of business knowledge and to support the least advantaged sectors of the population by promoting the incorporation of young people into the business environment.

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    Investing in education

    We believe that investing in access to education will put students on a path to self-sufficiency, preparing them to become more productive citizens.  

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    Knowledge through research

    Education shapes the life opportunities of individuals and the well-being of society: quality education can only progress by cultivating new knowledge through research.  

Our mission

To contribute to the development of business knowledge and to support the least advantaged sectors of the population by promoting the incorporation of young people into the business environment.

Our History

IE Foundation was established in 1997 by IE Business School Founder, Diego del Alcázar. He promoted the Foundation to: "Take whatever action may result from efficiency to contribute to business development, in particular, to benefit the least advantaged sectors of the population by promoting the incorporation of young people in the business".

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