VTB makes a solid contribution to the social and economic well-being of the regions where it operates, supporting professional and amateur sports, stimulating education and healthcare improvement, and taking care of cultural traditions. VTB invests significant effort in supporting local communities, the sustainable development of the regions, contributes to positive changes in society.
In 2020, VTB took part in over 2,000 charity and sponsorship events, of which 51 were organised by the Bank. VTB Bank's total amount of support reached RUB 15.8 billion, with charity projects accounting for 37.4% (RUB 5.9 billion) and sponsorship projects 62.6% (RUB 9.9 billion) of the total. VTB Group as a whole spent a total of RUB 8.1 billion on charity in 2020.
In its sponsorship and charity activities, VTB maintained its previous approach of implementing six large-scale dedicated programmes: A Sporting Country, Patriotism and a Country of Traditions, A Cultured Country, A Healthy Country, An Educated Country and A Country for Business.
VTB also has a subgroup of strategic projects (long-term projects of national significance). In particular, VTB supports the development of Dynamo Club in various areas (hockey, football, rugby, gymnastics, women's basketball, football academy and others).