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How to search AGAG members

Search by COUNTRY

To search for funders with programs in a specific country or region, select the country or region from the dropdown menu. For funders with continent-wide programs programs select "Africa."

Search by CATEGORY

Note: Select the funding category first before selecting the country or region of focus. Then select the category from the drop down menu. 

This database is for informational purposes only and includes only AGAG member foundations.  Remember that funding guidelines are subject to change, so please consult the websites for the latest guidelines and information..

For more grantseeking resources, please see the Funding Resources. 


Funders support activities in a range of African countries and in a variety of thematic areas, some of which are cross-cutting and do not fit within any one specific program area. The search feature below provides basic information on the geographic and thematic areas in Africa where AGAG members have programs. It does not include other funders supporting projects in Africa.

Please note that some funders may not have a geographic focus or may fund in broad thematic areas. All funders operate differently and their funding priorities change, so the information presented is to be used as a starting point. To find more detailed information on funding priorities and how to apply for a grant, please visit the funder's website. We welcome your feedback, suggestions and corrections, and ask that you send it to contactus(at)


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1 African Women's Development Fund Summary      Profile     
2 No Unsolicited Proposal Atlantic Philanthropies Summary      Profile     
3 No Unsolicited Proposal Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Summary      Profile     
4 No Unsolicited Proposal Brach Family Charitable Foundation Summary      Profile     
5 No Unsolicited Proposal Canon Collins Educational & Legal Assistance Trust Summary      Profile     
6 Carnegie Corporation of New York Summary      Profile     
7 Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Summary      Profile     
8 No Unsolicited Proposal Christian Aid Summary      Profile     
9 David and Lucile Packard Foundation Summary      Profile     
10 No Unsolicited Proposal ELMA Philanthropies Services (U.S.) Inc. Summary      Profile     
11 No Unsolicited Proposal Firelight Foundation Summary      Profile     
12 First Peoples Worldwide Summary      Profile     
13 Ford Foundation Summary      Profile     
14 Geneva Global Summary      Profile     
15 No Unsolicited Proposal Global Fund for Children Summary      Profile     
16 No Unsolicited Proposal Global Greengrants Fund Summary      Profile     
17 Global Philanthropy Alliance Summary      Profile     
18 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Summary      Profile     
19 No Unsolicited Proposal International Development Exchange Summary      Profile     
20 No Unsolicited Proposal Issroff Family Charitable Foundation Summary      Profile     
21 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Summary      Profile     
22 No Unsolicited Proposal Johnson & Johnson Summary      Profile     
23 Kenya Community Development Foundation Summary      Profile     
24 No Unsolicited Proposal King Baudouin Foundation United States Summary      Profile     
25 Kresge Foundation Summary      Profile     
26 No Unsolicited Proposal MAC AIDS Fund Summary      Profile     
27 New Field Foundation Summary      Profile     
28 Open Society Foundations Summary      Profile     
29 No Unsolicited Proposal Raith Foundation Summary      Profile     
30 Southern Africa Trust Summary      Profile     
31 The Stephen Lewis Foundation Summary      Profile     
32 No Unsolicited Proposal Trinity Grants Program Summary      Profile     
33 No Unsolicited Proposal TrustAfrica Summary      Profile     
34 No Unsolicited Proposal United Nations Foundation Summary      Profile     
35 USA for Africa Summary      Profile     
36 Wallace Global Fund Summary      Profile     
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