Funding Database

Name of Organization Email Address Website Thematic Focus Geographic Focus Area HQ Location
Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Education Southern Africa Cape Town
Dangote Foundation Community Economic Development, Health, Education, Poverty Eradication West Africa Lagos
Didier Drogba Foundation Health and Education Africa London
Dikembe Mutombo Foundation Healthcare, Education, Quality of Life DRC Georgia
Gift of The Givers Foundations Disaster response management, Community Development, Education and Healthcare South Africa Pietermaritzburg
Higherlife Foundation Education, Health, Girls Empowerment, Leadership and Lifelong Development, Job Creation Sub-Saharan Africa Harare
John A. Kufuor Foundation (JAKF) Education, Community development, and democratic governance Ghana and Africa Accra
Joyce Banda Foundation Women development, Education, Youth Empowerment Malawi Lilongwe
Kagiso Trust Education, Socio-Economic development, and Institution Capacity building South Africa Johannesburg
KenGen Foundation Education, water &sanitation, Kenya Kenya
Kofi Annan Foundation Peace and Security, Sustainable Development and Human rights. Africa, Middle East Geneva
Konfidence Foundation Poverty, Community Empowerment, Health and Education West Africa & USA Atlanta
Lady Khama Trust Community development, Women and Children Botswana Botswana
Lemlem Foundation Maternal Health, Women empowerment Ethiopia New York
Lordina Foundation Women and Children’s Welfare Ghana Accra
Maadi Community Foundation Health, community development & crisis relief Egypt Egypt
Magdy Yaqoub Heart Foundation Healthcare Egypt Cairo
Malaika Foundation Education, community development DRC NYC
Mara Foundation Youth and Women empowerment , Socio-Economic Community Development East & West Africa Dar es Salaam
Masomo Foundation Education Kenya Nairobi
Mergon Foundation Education, health and skills-building initiatives Sub-Saharan Africa,North-Africa & Middle-East Stellenbosch
Misr Al-Kheir Foundation Health, Education, Scientific Research, Social Solidarity Egypt Cairo
Mo Dewji Foundation Education, Health, Community Development Tanzania Dar es Salaam
Mo Ibrahim Foundation African governance and leadership Africa London
Motsepe Foundation Education,Economic Growth, Poverty Alleviation, Gender Equality South Africa Johannesburg
Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation (NADeF) Community Socio-economic Development, Education Support,Sustainable Development West Africa Brong Ahafo
Osei-Kusi Foundation (OKF) Youth Empowerment, Education, Leadership & Entreprenuership Development Africa Accra
Palm House Foundation Education Kenya Nairobi
Pamoja Trust Kenya Urban Housing and Land rights Kenya Nairobi
Safaricom Foundation Education, Disaster Relief, Health, Environment and Sustainability, Community development Kenya Kenya
Sawiris Foundation for Social Development Healthcare, Education, Community development North Africa Johannesburg
Shuttleworth Foundation www.shuttleworthfoundation.oarg Open Education Resources Global Cape Town
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation Youth Empowerment, Non Racialism and Civic Engagement South Africa Lensia/Gauteng
The Atedo N. A. Peterside Foundation Good Governance Nigeria Lagos
The Brenthurst Foundation Peace, Security, Governanceand Economic Growth Africa Johannesburg
The Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation Education, SMEs Support, Rural Development and Porverty Reduction South Africa Johannesburg
The Family Group Foundation Education Kenya
The Graca Machel Trust women’s and children’s rights Africa Johannesburg
The Jim Ovia Foundation Education, ICT development Nigeria Lagos
The Jomo Kenyatta Foundationn Education Kenya Kenya
The Oppenheimer Memorial Trust Education South Africa
The Orman Society Economic and social development, & Healthcare Egypt Cairo
The Rose of Sharon Foundation Women empowerment, Education Nigeria Nigeria
The Tony Elumelu Foundation Social and Economic Development and entrepreneurship promotion Africa Lagos
TY Danjuma Foundation Community Health, Quality of Education and Skills Training Nigeria Abuja
Ufadhili Trust Community development Kenya Nairobi
UHAI EASHRI Sexual Health and Rights East Africa
Zarina and Naushad Merali Foundation Betterment of Education and Health Poverty Eradication Kenya
Organization Type of Support Thematic_focus Sector/Thematic Funding Spread Geographic Focus Area Current Projects in Zimbabwe Website(s) Current Opportunities for Funding
DFID Zimbabwe ODA (Official Development Aid)

The main mandate of the DFID is to lead the UK’s efforts to:

  • To deliver the Global goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs)
  • Tackle a wide range of global development challenges
  • Economic Development
  1. Website that tracks current projects in Zim:
  2. Website on Policy Research Fund:
  3. Website on Southern Africa Fund:
Swedish Embassy: Sida

The Swedish Embassy channels aid through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. The main thematic areas of focus of SIDA are as follows:

  • Strengthening Democracy and the principles of law
  • Global development
  • Human rights and the distribution of humanitarian aid
USAID Zimbabwe
  • Democracy, rights and governance
  • Economic growth and trade
  • Gender equality and women empowerment
  • Agriculture and food security
  • Global health
Australian Embassy

The Australian Embassy mainly funds local projects that focus on the following;

  • education, health, disability,, vulnerable children, women’s empowerment
  • water and sanitation
  • sustainable livelihoods and income generation for marginalised
The first round of DAP applications for 2019-2020 will open between June and August 2019
Delta Philanthropy

Thematic areas of focus:

  • Democracy
  • Social and Economic Justice
  • Gender Equity
  • None at this stage; Current country strategy ends in 2020; in 2019 they will develop their next 5 year strategy and anticipate that they will start process to seek out partners in 2020
German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)
  • Social Development
  • Governance and Democracy
  • Rural Development
  • Economic development and employment
  • Environment and Climate Change
Norwegian Embassy (Norwegian Development Aid)

Main thematic themes are based on development and poverty reduction:

  • Economic trade and development
  • Education
  • Good governance
  • Health and Social Services
  • Women's rights
The African Capacity Building Foundation
  • Capacity development