Sponsoring and Donations


Our foundation is dependent on sponsoring and foundations to continue the work we are doing. We appreciate any contribution, both one-time and periodic! You can transfer them to: NL57 BUNQ 2075 1010 27 in the name of Stichting SpikeUp.AI Amsterdam. Please leave your e-mail in the description so we can properly thank you and keep you posted, or send us an e-mail at info@spikeup.ai. You can also use the Donate button below or click this link. Thanks for your help, we will make sure to let it count!


SpikeUp AI is a foundation that focuses on helping highly educated refugees finding a career in data and artificial intelligence. The foundation offers training and capability building programs, plus an extensive network in the business environment to find internships, projects and jobs.

Upfront Sponsorship Package

Sponsor a refugee to get their education and certification in Data & AI. One package covers all the cost (housing, exams, training materials, trainers, coaches) to help one refugee go through our 7 month training program. This package is offered at the start of the program (September-December)

What you will get:

  • Visibility to the team of participants
  • Early access to candidates for job positions, “first choice”
  • (Optional) Mention as sponsor on the website and social media channels, including logo
  • (Optional) Company presentation in one of the training sessions
  • (Optional) Opportunity to position an internship project, to be solved by the participants
  • One “Hire a Candidate” package is included

Hire a Candidate Package

Found a suitable candidate to hire for your Data & Analytics team? Great! Not only have you recruited a valuable new team-member, you are helping a person to build a new future and career. The most important thing is that we have helped to find a match, yet we kindly ask you for a one-time donation, so we can continue our work and train the next generation of refugees.

What you will get:

  • A great new team member
  • The understanding that you are helping us to prepare the next generation of well-trained refugees

Your Own Idea

Do you want to contribute in a different way? Cannot afford or get approval for such numbers? Rather just provide support by a one-time donation, or maybe become a volunteer or donate something in kind? We need help in many ways, so we are open to discuss your idea. We are confident we will find a way for you to help.​

What you will get:

  • A great new team member
  • The understanding that you are helping us to prepare the next generation of well-trained refugees

Some of the companies that hired our alumni

ANBI Status

Stichting SpikeUP.AI is a Public Benefit Organization (Dutch “Algemeen Nut Beogende Instellingen (ANBI)’), recognized by the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration.

Donations to SpikeUp.AI may be partially or fully deducted from taxable income. With a periodic donation for at least five years, you will benefit from the maximum tax advantage. If you want to make use of this arrangement, please download the Donation agreement. Send the completed form to info@spikeup.ai or by postal services. We will return a counter-signed copy for your own administration. See for more information on the tax benefits on the site of the Tax and Customs Administration.

For companies/corporates donations to Stichting SpikeUp.AI may be deductable from corporate taxes.

Statutory name: Stichting SpikeUp.AI
Chamber of Commerce registration number: 86164856
RSIN/Tax number: 863881750

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