In 2003, he established the Roger Federer Foundation to help disadvantaged children and to promote their access to education and sports.
Roger Federer is a great tennis player with a big heart. Soon after reaching the final at Wimbledon, the Swiss flew to Malawi to work for his foundation. Roger decided to take the situation of Malawi children very seriously and put together a donation for $13.5 million to help building schools for kids.
In response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake, he arranged a collaboration with fellow top tennis players for a special charity event during the 2010 Australian Open called ‘Hit for Haiti’, in which proceeds went to Haiti earthquake victims. He participated in a follow-up charity exhibition during the 2010 Indian Wells Masters which raised $1 million.The Nadal vs Federer “Match for Africa” in 2010 in Zurich and Madrid raised more than $4 million for the Roger Federer Foundation and Fundación Rafa Nadal. In January 2011 Federer took part in an exhibition, Rally for Relief, to raise money for the victims of the Queensland floods. In 2014 the Match for Africa 2 between Federer and Stan Wawrinka, again in Zurich, raised £850,000 for education projects in southern Africa.