What we do

Championing ideas

We bring together ordinary citizens, lauded experts, policy makers, and futuristic thinkers to debate what it takes to create an equitable, inclusive digital future.

Youth Leadership Board

The Youth Leadership Board is keen to understand the realities of young people across the world and the obstacles they face to being fully included, safe and free in the digital world.

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Building a Troll Free Future

We are striving for an internet in which everyone, regardless of their background, age, ability, race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation, is able to enjoy the benefits of a safe and secure internet.

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Powering change

The Avast Foundation works in partnership with people and communities to knock down barriers to digital freedom and equity. Our programs deliver meaningful change and help shape a world where technology plays a positive role in building and sustaining communities

The Spark Fund

Young people are leading the charge against injustice and inequality globally. The Spark Fund provides them with the financial resources and support to harness the power of technology and build a better, safer and more inclusive world.

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Be Safe Online

Be Safe Online believes that the most effective way to keep children safe online is not through banning access to the internet, but through compelling and actionable education.

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Engaging Avastians

We facilitate volunteering and donation opportunities for Avast staff, tapping into our network of dedicated experts, caring community members, and engaged digital citizens to increase our impact and demonstrate the better, safer, more inclusive world we want to see.

Avastians give back

Avastians around the globe are always seeking opportunities to help and grow local communities. We encourage all Avast staff to engage with causes and organizations that align with their values and are working to improve their communities.

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Latest news and stories

Avast Foundation is now part of Giving@Gen

On September 12, 2022, Avast merged with NortonLifeLock, Inc., and a successor company, Gen, was launched. Gen is a global company powering Digital Freedom through consumer brands including Norton, Avast, LifeLock, Avira, AVG, ReputationDefender, and CCleaner. Gen’s vision is to big vision to power Digital Freedom by protecting consumers and giving them control of their digital lives. Gen’s philanthropy and corporate responsibility program, Giving@Gen, is a big part of that mission, and will draw on the legacy of Avast Foundation and NortonLifeLock Cares programs.

To learn more about Giving@Gen, please visit Gen’s corporate responsibility website.

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