Our mission is to improve the lives of women, girls and underserved youth worldwide

Oath Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)(3) private foundation. The Foundation improves the lives of women, girls and underserved youth, expanding opportunities for future leaders around the world by providing grants to organizations that are increasing access through education and technology, fostering leadership and cultivating creativity and innovation. This includes a commitment to strengthen their abilities to address the world's biggest challenges today and tomorrow.

Partnering to amplify impact

Our work would not be possible without our meaningful partnerships. The Foundation works with Oath Inc. and its brands to give back to game-changing organizations like Girls Who Code, The Girls' Network and the NYC Foundation for Computer Science. These partnerships strengthen the impact of the Foundation's grants with Oath's leadership, technology and talent across the globe.

Grantee spotlight

Appleseeds Academy
Apps for Good
Girls Who Code
Joan Ganz Cooney Center
The Kennedy Center: Turnaround Arts
The New York Academy for Sciences: Global STEM Alliance
Reel Works
Step Up
Tribeca Film Institute
The Girls' Network
UN Foundation: Girl Up

Our 2016 impact

  • 92% of girls participating in the Girls Who Code program want to learn how to use technology to solve real world problems
  • According to a young woman who participated in the Reel Works all-girl filmmaking program: "Though the film industry is male-dominated, this all-girls workshop prepared me to face it head on and showed me that I do have a place in this industry."
  • Teachers reported being 5X more comfortable teaching CSNYC's Software Engineering Program after training funded by AOL Charitable Foundation (now Oath Foundation)
  • 20,911 students reached (Compared to 11,586 from 2015 and 81% YoY increase)
  • 1,036 teachers impacted (Compared to 545 from 2015 and 90% YoY increase)
  • 706 women mentors engaged (Compared to 528 from 2015 and 34% YoY increase)

Making meaningful grants to support women and future leaders

Through its grants, the Foundation aims to encourage a diverse pipeline of students who possess critical skills like empathy, confidence and a global mindset. It's how we empower tomorrow's leaders with the resources and support they need to thrive in the 21st century.

Our leadership

Sara Link, Oath Foundation President
Allie Kline, Chair of the Board
Sarah Crennan
Aengus McClean
April Russo
Matt Gillis
Suzanne Lindbergh
Susan Lyne
Todd Segall
Twyla Perrin