Grants awarded

Information on this page shows data from our last three full years of grantmaking.

(1st January 2021 - Present)

Grants by date
Others
programme
#ShiftThePower Summit programme
Fondo Emerger Socioambiental | Colombia
US $17,650 | 08 SEP 2023 - 31 DEC 2023

For promoting and enabling participation of local groups to the #ShiftThePower Summit and promoting dialogue at the regional level in relation to the ideas of the movement.

Conferences and Convenings programme
Covid-19 programme
Giving for Change programme
Institutional Development programme
Research programme
Ukraine Response programme
East Asia Pacific
programme
#ShiftThePower Summit programme
Indonesia for Humanity | Indonesia
US $6,750 | 13 SEP 2023 - 31 DEC 2023

For learning forums in the lead up to the #ShiftThePower Global Summit, and travel expenses to the Summit.

Conferences and Convenings programme
Covid-19 programme
Indonesia for Humanity | Indonesia
US $20,000 | 03 JAN 2021 - 01 MAR 2024

To build on pemaknaan approach to learning and measurement, as a way to understand the role of small grants in achieving social transformation goals

SPNKK | Philippines
US $18,860 | 15 OCT 2021 - 31 OCT 2022
Strengthen Negrito communities’ collective ability to address critical issues around land tenure and control of natural resources and test a community philanthropy approach
EcoThailand Foundation | Thailand
US $11,800 | 01 JAN 2022 - 31 DEC 2022
To support the development of a community tourism network in the Thai Gulf, building a more resilient local economy following COVID-19
LIN Center for Community Development | Viet Nam
US $30,000 | 01 MAR 2022 - 28 FEB 2023
Raise the visibility of LIN partners and build local resource mobilization skills, to support community philanthropy development in Vietnam
Giving for Change programme
Center for Disaster Preparedness | Philippines
US $9,190 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Michael Vincent Mercado.

SPNKK | Philippines
US $7,615 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Jane Austria-Young.

Institutional Development programme
Harmony Platform | China
US $30,000 | 01 JUN 2022 - 31 MAY 2023

Support for a new information platform, network construction and other programmatic work as the Platform reorients its approach to community philanthropy development.

SPNKK | Philippines
US $25,000 | 15 JUN 2023 - 14 JUN 2024

To strengthen SPNKK’s capacities as a national network supporting Negrito communities with small grants and community asset development.

Indonesia for Humanity | Indonesia
US $25,000 | 01 AUG 2023 - 31 JUL 2024

Testing an alternative measurement method, pemaknaa, with a specific emphasis on developing and testing its versatility and replicability.

Research programme
Center for Disaster Preparedness | Philippines
US $10,000 | 01 MAR 2022 - 31 AUG 2022
To conduct action research exploring the demand side for shifting power in the Philippines.
Ukraine Response programme
Europe and Central Asia
programme
#ShiftThePower Summit programme
Conferences and Convenings programme
Covid-19 programme
Bulgarian Fund for Women | Bulgaria
US $20,000 | 15 OCT 2021 - 31 OCT 2022
To promote community building, support community leaders and deepen/further develop community philanthropy in Bulgaria as a tool for social change and social justice through BFW’s Community Leadership Programme.
Forum for Civic Initiatives (FIQ) | Albania
US $30,000 | 15 DEC 2021 - 14 DEC 2022

Continue FIQ’s work with informal youth groups through its Young Ambassadors programme, and to develop a resource mobilization strategy for FIQ.

Giving for Change programme
Taso Foundation | Georgia
US $7,180 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Nino Asatashvili.

Institutional Development programme
Covasna Community Foundation | Romania
US $20,000 | 01 JAN 2022 - 31 DEC 2022
Operational and programme support in the context of COVID-19 and its impacts.
Akcija Zdruzhenska | Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of
US $20,000 | 01 SEP 2023 - 31 AUG 2024

Support to local women’s initiatives and fostering a culture of local giving.

Foundation Community Donation Fund Sliven | Bulgaria
US $20,000 | 01 OCT 2023 - 30 SEP 2024

Small grants programme, and building local philanthropy and participation.

Women’s Fund Armenia | Armenia
US $20,000 | 22 JAN 2024 - 30 JUN 2024

Ongoing response to humanitarian crisis and displacement from Nagorno Karabakh.

Research programme
Făgăraș Research Institute | Romania
US $10,000 | 15 MAY 2022 - 31 DEC 2022
To conduct action research exploring the “good society” and the role of civil society in this.
Ukraine Response programme
Moloda Gromada | Ukraine
US $10,000 | 25 FEB 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Emergency support to be used at Moloda Gromada’s discretion given the changing security situation in the Ukraine.

Iasi Community Foundation | Romania
US $20,000 | 08 MAR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Flexible support for humanitarian response and institutional costs

Healthy City Community Foundation | Slovakia
US $19,900 | 08 MAR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

To support Ukrainians arriving in Slovakia, and to address issues of inclusion and cohesion at the local level.

Oradea Community Foundation | Romania
US $20,000 | 10 MAR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Staff and operational costs to support the foundation as it responds to needs of refugees arriving from the Ukraine.

Carpathian Foundation – Slovakia | Slovakia
US $20,000 | 10 MAR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Ukraine response, including small grants to civil society partners and institutional support.

Bucharest Community Foundation | Romania
US $20,000 | 10 MAR 2022 - 31 AUG 2022

Support for humanitarian response and institutional costs.

Roots & Wings Foundation | Hungary
US $25,000 | 16 MAR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Small grants programme to support Hungarian community foundations’ response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis.

Timișoara Community Foundation | Romania
US $20,000 | 16 MAR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Grantmaking funds and support for staff and operational costs as the foundation responds to the situation in the Ukraine.

Ferencváros Community Foundation | Hungary
US $20,000 | 01 APR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Support for Crisis Fund and institutional costs as the foundation responds to needs of refugees in Ferencváros.

Brasov Community Foundation | Romania
US $20,000 | 15 APR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Staff and operational costs as well as small grant funds, to support the foundation as it responds to needs of refugees arriving from the Ukraine.

Făgăraș County Community Foundation | Romania
US $20,000 | 19 APR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Staff and operational costs as well as grantmaking funds to support the foundation as it responds to, and works with, refugees in Făgăraș.

Galati Community Foundation | Romania
US $20,000 | 19 APR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Staff and operational costs as well as small grant funds, to support the foundation as it responds to needs of refugees arriving from the Ukraine.

National Network of Local Philanthropy Development | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 25 MAY 2022 - 30 NOV 2022

Core and programmatic funds so that the Network can continue supporting local level responses to the conflict in the Ukraine.

Community Foundation of the City of Dubno, “Dobrobut” | Ukraine
US $12,000 | 01 JUN 2022 - 30 NOV 2022

Support to the foundation as it responds to the effects of war in the Ukraine, with a specific focus on internally displaced people and other vulnerable groups in the Dubno district.

Stara Zagora Community Foundation | Bulgaria
US $20,000 | 01 JUN 2022 - 31 MAY 2023

Humanitarian response and longer-term efforts to support the inclusion of refugees from the Ukraine in Stara Zagora.

Ridnya Community Foundation | Ukraine
US $16,000 | 01 JUN 2022 - 30 NOV 2022

Building community cohesion in Lviv between internally displaced people and host communities.

Moloda Gromada | Ukraine
US $17,960 | 02 JUN 2022 - 31 MAY 2023

Work with two communities to address current challenges in the context of the conflict in the Ukraine, encouraging citizen participation and engagement.

Foundation for Community Development | Ukraine
US $19,965 | 15 JUN 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Support services (legal, advisory, psycho-social, occupational therapy) for adult and children IDPs from Eastern Ukraine.

Boyarka Community Foundation | Ukraine
US $19,460 | 15 JUN 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Grants programme to address consequences of the war in Boyarka, with a specific focus on the needs of internally displaced people.

Zhytomyr Community Foundation | Ukraine
US $19,925 | 15 JUN 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Inclusion of internally displaced people and support to other vulnerable groups in the Zhytomyr region.

Voznesensk Community Foundation | Ukraine
US $18,900 | 15 JUL 2022 - 15 DEC 2022

Food security, job creation and strengthening social cohesion through community farming programme.

Princes-Benefactors Ostrozky Foundation | Ukraine
US $19,100 | 01 AUG 2022 - 31 JAN 2023

Psychosocial support for IDPs and strengthening social cohesion through breadmaking.

Berezan Community Foundation | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 21 SEP 2022 - 15 DEC 2022

Renovations to dormitory to provide temporary housing for people displaced by war.

Bari Community Foundation | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 15 OCT 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Renovations to a hostel in Voznesensk to provide temporary housing for people displaced by war.

Kakhovka Community Development Fund | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 15 OCT 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

Renovations to dormitory to provide temporary housing for people displaced by war.

Bulgarian Fund for Women | Bulgaria
US $20,000 | 25 OCT 2022 - 31 OCT 2023

Support for small grants focused on the long-term needs of refugees from Ukraine in Bulgaria, and BFW’s institutional costs.

Community Foundation of Kherson Zakhust | Ukraine
US $19,875 | 01 NOV 2022 - 31 JAN 2023

Provision of financial assistance to families with children in the Kherson region.

Charitable Foundation “Podilska Hromada” | Ukraine
US $17,920 | 01 JAN 2023 - 31 MAR 2023

Strengthening “unbreakable” points (mobile and fixed community infrastructure) in Vinnytsia.

National Network of Local Philanthropy Development | Ukraine
US $20,045 | 01 FEB 2023 - 31 AUG 2023

Core and operational funds so that the Network can continue supporting local level responses to the war in Ukraine.

Brasov Community Foundation | Romania
US $20,000 | 05 FEB 2023 - 31 OCT 2023

Small grant funds as well as staff and operational costs, to support the foundation as it responds to needs of refugees from Ukraine.

Boyarka Community Foundation | Ukraine
US $19,965 | 01 MAR 2023 - 30 NOV 2023

To support the psychological rehabilitation of community members and IDPs in Boyarka.

Community Foundation of the City of Dubno, “Dobrobut” | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 15 MAR 2023 - 15 SEP 2023

To support the institutional development of the foundation as it responds to the needs of those affected by war.

Community Foundation of Kherson Zakhust | Ukraine
US $19,875 | 15 MAR 2023 - 15 JUN 2023

Provision of financial assistance to families with children in the Kherson region.

Ridnya Community Foundation | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 27 MAR 2023 - 30 SEP 2023

To engage with, help formalize and raise the visibility and capacities of grassroots groups

Princes-Benefactors Ostrozky Foundation | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 15 APR 2023 - 31 DEC 2023

Psycho-social support for IDPs through bread making and a small grants programme aimed at strengthening social cohesion.

Zhytomyr Community Foundation | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 15 APR 2023 - 31 MAR 2024

Social inclusion of IDPs in the Zhytomyr region.

Galati Community Foundation | Romania
US $20,000 | 01 MAY 2023 - 31 DEC 2023

Staff and operational costs as well as grantmaking funds, as the foundation supports local initiatives focused on the social inclusion of people from Ukraine.

Voznesensk Community Foundation | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 01 JUN 2023 - 31 OCT 2023

To support the longer-term integration of IDPs in Voznesensk.

Community Foundation of Kherson Zakhust | Ukraine
US $10,000 | 09 JUN 2023 - 31 AUG 2023

Emergency flood response in the Kherson region.

Moloda Gromada | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 01 AUG 2023 - 31 JUL 2024

Scaling up of the Citizen Token System (CTS), strengthening national and regional networks of partners and showcasing community philanthropy in times of crisis.

Foundation for Community Development | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 01 AUG 2023 - 30 NOV 2023

Popularization of community fund model, and organization of integration activities for IDPs (with a focus on youth).

Charitable Foundation “Podilska Hromada” | Ukraine
US $19,945 | 15 SEP 2023 - 29 FEB 2024

Small grants programme for institutions in Vinnytsia serving those most affected by war.

Community Foundation of Kherson Zakhyst | Ukraine
US $19,450 | 01 MAR 2024 - 31 MAY 2024

To restore critical services in Kherson.

National Network of Local Philanthropy Development | Ukraine
US $21,215 | 01 MAR 2024 - 28 FEB 2025

To organize Meetings for Change, linking local actors and the international funding community active in Ukraine.

Community Foundation of the City of Dubno, “Dobrobut” | Ukraine
US $20,000 | 01 APR 2024 - 30 SEP 2024

To build community leadership and civic participation, with a specific focus on youth.

Latin America and the Caribbean
programme
FASOL – Fondo Acción Solidaria, A.C. | Mexico
US $0 | 09 JAN 2022 - 01 MAR 2024

To strengthen grassroots community philanthropy in Mexico.

#ShiftThePower Summit programme
Fundación Magenta Cultura, Deporte y Desarrollo | Colombia
US $30,000 | 24 AUG 2023 - 31 JAN 2024

Developing “Dialogue Lab: Linking communities around community philanthropy and #ShiftThePower in Colombia.”

Fundación Territorial Paisano | Colombia
US $2,500 | 01 SEP 2023 - 31 DEC 2023

Organization of a community event in preparation for the #ShiftThePower Global Summit, taking place in December 2023 in Bogotá.

TerritoriA | Colombia
US $7,000 | 20 SEP 2023 - 31 DEC 2023

Convening conversations around #ShiftThePower in Latin America in the lead up to the #ShiftThePower Global Summit in Bogotá.

Global Nation | Colombia
US $15,000 | 13 OCT 2023 - 31 JAN 2024

For catalyzing dialogue between stakeholders to reimagine global finance architecture in advance of the #ShiftThePower Global Summit in Bogotá.

Conferences and Convenings programme
Covid-19 programme
Fondo Ñeque | Ecuador
US $18,060 | 03 JAN 2021 - 01 MAR 2024

Start-up activities, including piloting local grantmaking to address needs emerging around COVID-19.

Haiti Community Foundation | Haiti
US $20,000 | 04 JAN 2021 - 01 MAR 2024

Rebuilding livelihoods in the Grand-Anse in the wake of COVID-19.

Amigos de San Cristóbal, A.C. | Mexico
US $20,000 | 01 JUN 2021 - 31 MAY 2022
Strengthen community philanthropy work – through giving circles, research and outreach – to benefit the most vulnerable communities in the Chiapas Highlands
Guanacaste Community Fund | Costa Rica
US $20,000 | 01 JAN 2022 - 31 DEC 2022
Institutional support for domestic resource mobilization and communication.
Monteverde Community Fund | Costa Rica
US $13,980 | 01 FEB 2022 - 31 DEC 2022
Organizational strengthening and alliance building
Fundación Semilla | Bolivia, Plurinational State of
US $20,000 | 15 FEB 2022 - 14 FEB 2023
Institutional support, with a focus on building the evidence base for community philanthropy in Bolivia
Giving for Change programme
TABÔA Fortalecimento Comunitário | Brazil
US $26,000 | 01 JAN 2022 - 31 JAN 2023
Strengthen community philanthropy through small grants and capacity strengthening and introduction of giving circle concept
Fundo Agbara | Brazil
US $20,000 | 01 FEB 2022 - 31 JAN 2023
Institutional support
ICom – Instituto Comunitário Grande Florianópolis | Brazil
US $35,000 | 01 JUN 2022 - 30 JUN 2023

Strengthening ICom’s capacity to attract, cultivate and maintain local donors as co-investors and owners of their development.

FunBEA -Brazilian Environmental Education Fund | Brazil
US $20,000 | 01 JUL 2022 - 31 MAR 2023

Strengthening community philanthropy on the North Coast of São Paulo

Fondo Emerger Socioambiental | Colombia
US $5,400 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Laura Vanessa Flórez Torres.

Instituto Comunitário da Baixada Maranhense | Brazil
US $6,235 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Diane Pereira Sousa.

Fundo Agbara | Brazil
US $0 | 01 OCT 2023 - 30 SEP 2024

Leadership development, knowledge building and implementation of programme support to black women’s collectives.

FunBEA -Brazilian Environmental Education Fund | Brazil
US $32,035 | 15 NOV 2023 - 30 NOV 2024

Strengthening local actions that promote climate resilience in socially vulnerable communities; consolidating a new collaborative territorial circle; and, promoting community philanthropy in terms of socio-environmental protection.

Institutional Development programme
Fondo Ñeque | Ecuador
US $25,300 | 09 JAN 2022 - 01 MAR 2024

Grantmaking to local initiatives and institutional strengthening of Fondo Ñeque

Fondo Región Colonia | Uruguay
US $29,000 | 01 FEB 2023 - 30 JUN 2024

To promote the culture of giving and social participation in Colonia through engagement with corporates, grantmaking, research into local priorities and giving, and adapting the Giving Circles methodology.

Corporación Ser Ciudadano: Movimiento Cívico Participante | Colombia
US $10,000 | 15 SEP 2023 - 14 SEP 2024

Building community participation in the Cauca River Basin.

Haiti Community Foundation | Haiti
US $31,465 | 17 OCT 2023 - 30 SEP 2024

Support to programmes focused on socio-economic development, and mitigating the effects of various crises.

Corporación Tamsa El Regalo es la Vida | Colombia
US $12,000 | 15 NOV 2023 - 15 MAY 2024

To establish an “Outdoor Field School for Youth on Climate Justice and Ecological Restoration”, and to develop a communications/fundraising strategy.

Research programme
Comunalia | Mexico
US $10,000 | 01 APR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022
Research exploring the value that civil society organizations and movements have, and citizens' perceptions of these groups.
Ukraine Response programme
Middle East and North Africa
programme
#ShiftThePower Summit programme
Conferences and Convenings programme
Covid-19 programme
Waqfeyat Al-Maadi Community Foundation | Egypt
US $25,000 | 04 JAN 2021 - 01 MAR 2024

Rebuilding livelihoods through the Home Factory initiative

Tamkeen Community Foundation for Human Development | Morocco
US $20,000 | 15 MAY 2022 - 14 JUN 2022

To create a virtual story-telling platform that can be used to reach out to new audiences and donors.

Giving for Change programme
Rawa – Creative Palestinian Communities Fund | Palestine
US $25,000 | 01 JAN 2023 - 31 DEC 2023

Experimentation, learning, documentation and future planning as Rawa approaches the end of a three-year participatory grantmaking pilot.

Institutional Development programme
Tamkeen Community Foundation for Human Development | Morocco
US $30,000 | 01 APR 2022 - 14 JUN 2022

To co-create the conditions, with community partners, for mutually sustained emergent cooperatives and community models that manifest and contribute to community transformation.

Dalia Association | Palestine
US $15,000 | 26 OCT 2023 - 30 APR 2025

Support to the Gaza Fund.

Research programme
Ukraine Response programme
Others
programme
#ShiftThePower Summit programme
Movement Strategy Center | United States
US $3,000 | 15 NOV 2023 - 15 JAN 2024

Support to the Resonance Network to attend the #ShiftThePower Global Summit in Bogotá.

Conferences and Convenings programme
Covid-19 programme
Giving for Change programme
Institutional Development programme
Research programme
Ukraine Response programme
South Asia
programme
#ShiftThePower Summit programme
Neelan Tiruchelvam Trust | Sri Lanka
US $26,730 | 25 SEP 2023 - 31 OCT 2024

National #ShiftThePower convening for grantmakers in Sri Lanka

Conferences and Convenings programme
Covid-19 programme
Keystone Foundation | India
US $16,000 | 15 JUN 2021 - 15 DEC 2021
Support to local indigenous groups most affected by COVID-19
Nagarik Aawaz | Nepal
US $15,000 | 01 JUL 2021 - 31 OCT 2021
Support to local vulnerable groups most affected by COVID-19
Gramin Evam Nagar Vikas Parishad (GENVP) | India
US $15,570 | 01 JUL 2021 - 31 DEC 2021
Support to vulnerable Dalit communities in Bihar following the second wave of COVID-19
Foundation for Social Transformation – Enabling North East India | India
US $15,350 | 01 JUL 2021 - 31 DEC 2021
Supporting vulnerable families with food relief and providing assistance around vaccine awareness and registration
Keystone Foundation | India
US $19,540 | 01 DEC 2021 - 30 NOV 2022
Continuation of efforts to explore and support the development of the community foundation concept with Keystone Foundation’s partners.
Foundation for Social Transformation – Enabling North East India | India
US $23,040 | 01 MAR 2022 - 31 MAR 2023
To work with informal groups around rights and entitlement claiming.
Tewa | Nepal
US $50,000 | 01 APR 2022 - 31 AUG 2022
To support women’s organizations and strengthen volunteer networks, building community resilience during COVID-19.
Giving for Change programme
Freedom Studio | Nepal
US $8,475 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Nishchhal Kharal.

Accountability Lab Nepal | Nepal
US $8,475 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Soni Khanal.

Institutional Development programme
Nagarik Aawaz | Nepal
US $25,000 | 01 JAN 2023 - 31 DEC 2024

To advance work around peace building and gender justice with women and youths in the Nawalpur district.

Foundation for Social Transformation – Enabling North East India | India
US $20,085 | 07 JUN 2023 - 30 NOV 2023

Humanitarian relief and assistance in Manipur state.

Keystone Foundation | India
US $30,000 | 26 JUN 2023 - 31 DEC 2024

Strengthening indigenous community foundations in Nilgiris biosphere reserve.

Solidarity Foundation | India
US $25,000 | 01 JUL 2023 - 30 JUN 2024

Next steps in research around INGOs’ non-project support, and support to the foundation’s leadership transition.

Foundation for Social Transformation – Enabling North East India | India
US $30,000 | 15 NOV 2023 - 14 NOV 2024

Supporting the development of women’s collectives.

Research programme
Solidarity Foundation | India
US $10,000 | 15 MAY 2022 - 31 DEC 2022
To conduct action research exploring the effects of non-project support offered by INGOs and community foundations on community foundations and CBOs located in India.
Ukraine Response programme
Sub-Saharan Africa
programme
Social Change Assistance Trust | South Africa
US $0 | 01 FEB 2022 - 31 JAN 2023
Evaluation of SCAT’s work
#ShiftThePower Summit programme
Liberation Alliance Africa | Nigeria
US $18,200 | 01 SEP 2023 - 31 DEC 2023

Organizing webinars, learning activities, research and documenting practices under the "Disrupting Colonial Practices of Philanthropy in Africa" project, in advance of the 2023 #ShiftThePower Global Summit.

Conferences and Convenings programme
Africa Philanthropy Network | Tanzania, United Republic of
US $5,000 | 10 JAN 2022 - 01 MAR 2024

Networking opportunities at APN Assembly, including a welcome reception.

SIVIO Institute | Zimbabwe
US $980 | 27 OCT 2022 - 30 NOV 2022

Travel support for two participants to attend the GFCF partner convening and APN Assembly in Entebbe.

Covid-19 programme
Fonds pour les Femmes Congolaises | Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
US $35,000 | 01 JAN 2021 - 01 MAR 2024

To explore the feasibility of community philanthropy in the DRC and small grants to women’s groups

Community Foundation for the Western Region of Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe
US $25,000 | 02 JAN 2021 - 01 MAR 2024

Operational and programme support – COVID-19

Zambian Governance Foundation | Zambia
US $65,880 | 15 JUN 2021 - 14 JUN 2022
To promote community financial asset building by supporting communities through financial literacy, mentoring for small businesses, and the creation of community funds.
Kabale Municipality Development Foundation | Uganda
US $10,000 | 01 JUL 2021 - 30 SEP 2021
Leveraging KMDF’s community giving work and networks to fundraise for home based medical care for COVID-19 patients in Kabale
Twerwaneho Listeners Club | Uganda
US $35,500 | 01 JUL 2021 - 30 JUN 2022
To scale up local giving, with a specific focus on mobilizing resources for – and engagement around – human rights issues
CivSource Africa | Uganda
US $20,000 | 15 AUG 2021 - 14 AUG 2022
To generate conversations through stories on community philanthropy among children, and to create platforms that bring together philanthropists through dialogue on community philanthropy
Kenya Community Development Foundation | Kenya
US $50,000 | 15 DEC 2021 - 15 DEC 2022
To conduct a mid-term review of KCDF’s strategic plan in the light of COVID-19 & engage in grassroots grantmaking and resource mobilization.
Thubutu Africa Initiatives | Tanzania
US $27,220 | 20 JAN 2022 - 31 DEC 2022

To assess the potential of community philanthropy as a driver for sustainable change

Fundação Micaia | Mozambique
US $50,000 | 01 MAR 2022 - 31 AUG 2022
To support locally-rooted initiatives that stimulate and raise awareness on community philanthropy, and to support Micaia’s internal grantmaking capacity.
UHAI EASHRI | Kenya
US $55,000 | 01 APR 2022 - 15 DEC 2022
Post COVID-19 recovery and resilience.
XOESE, Le Fonds pour les Femmes Francophones | Togo
US $35,000 | 01 APR 2022 - 15 DEC 2022
Small grants and capacity building, including local resource mobilization, for grassroots women’s groups.
Foundation for Civil Society | Tanzania, United Republic of
US $27,000 | 15 APR 2022 - 15 DEC 2022
To deepen/strengthen new models and approaches of community philanthropy.
The Foundation for Civil Society | Tanzania, United Republic of
US $20,000 | 01 MAR 2024 - 01 MAR 2024

To document stories of giving in Tanzania during the COVID-19 pandemic

Giving for Change programme
Taala Foundation | Uganda
US $20,000 | 01 NOV 2021 - 31 OCT 2022
To increase opportunities for LGBTQ+ communities and allies to drive their own development, using sports as an entryway for activism and solidarity.
Resources Oriented Development Initiatives (RODI) | Kenya
US $20,000 | 01 DEC 2021 - 31 DEC 2022
To strengthen RODI’s organizational capacity in local resource mobilization and community philanthropy interventions
Civil Collective | Uganda
US $25,000 | 01 DEC 2021 - 30 NOV 2022
Promoting locally-led development in Eastern Uganda, through consultations with communities and other stakeholders, small grants, research/documentation and study visits.
Kilimani Project Foundation | Kenya
US $25,600 | 01 FEB 2022 - 30 SEP 2022
To engage Kilimani residents in issues around urban development
Fundação Micaia | Mozambique
US $10,000 | 01 MAR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022
To engage an emerging set of civil society actors in Mozambique in research concerning their visions for a “good society.”
CivSource Africa | Uganda
US $10,000 | 01 APR 2022 - 31 DEC 2022
Research into donor/civil society relations and civil society organizing.
Initiative Pananetugri pour le Bien-être de la Femme (IPBF) | Burkina Faso
US $30,000 | 01 APR 2022 - 31 JAN 2023
To deepen capacity strengthening of Pananatugri Fund partner organizations.
Civil Collective | Uganda
US $25,000 | 15 FEB 2023 - 14 FEB 2024

Community grantmaking, local philanthropy and seeding of a local community foundation.

Nguzo Africa Community Foundation | Kenya
US $8,880 | 15 MAR 2023 - 31 DEC 2023

Strengthening the demand-side for #ShiftThePower in Kenya.

Taala Foundation | Uganda
US $20,000 | 20 MAR 2023 - 19 MAR 2024

To conduct a study exploring best practices for strengthening LGBTQI+ organizations and movements.

Resources Oriented Development Initiatives (RODI) | Kenya
US $60,000 | 01 APR 2023 - 31 MAR 2025

To build RODI’s institutional capacity around local resource mobilization, and to document success stories on local giving for rights based issues.

Kilimani Project Foundation | Kenya
US $50,000 | 01 MAY 2023 - 30 APR 2025

Support to programmes and governance through transition to community foundation.

Queer and Allied Chamber of Commerce Africa (QACC Africa) | Kenya
US $25,000 | 15 JUN 2023 - 14 JUN 2024

Feasibility and resource mapping for new economic advocacy network for LGBTQI community in Africa.

CivSource Africa | Uganda
US $20,000 | 01 SEP 2023 - 30 JUN 2024

To host a series of conversations on decolonizing aid, and better ways of being and doing.

Akina Mama Wa Afrika | Uganda
US $8,180 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Olabukunola (Buky) Williams.

Action on Disability and Development International | United Kingdom
US $9,440 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Fredrick Ouko.

CivSource Africa | Uganda
US $8,700 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Madonna Ainembabazi Vicky.

SIVIO Institute | Zimbabwe
US $9,080 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Shelly Satuku.

Zambian Governance Foundation | Zambia
US $5,400 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Racheal Mwila.

Taala Foundation | Uganda
US $9,630 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Severus H-Owamparo.

UHAI EASHRI | Kenya
US $7,515 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Gloria Mugabekazi.

Restless Development Zambia | Zambia
US $7,815 | 15 SEP 2023 - 15 JUN 2024

#ShiftThePower Fellowship for Yande Kalengo.

Fundo Tindzila | Mozambique
US $35,000 | 15 NOV 2023 - 14 NOV 2024

To stimulate community autonomy (philanthropy) by providing small grants, and strengthening Fundo Tindzila’s internal structures.

Twerwaneho Listeners Club | Uganda
US $50,000 | 01 MAR 2024 - 01 MAR 2024

Local asset mobilization for human rights and social justice issues in Western Uganda.

Institutional Development programme
Community Development Foundation Western Cape | South Africa
US $30,000 | 01 JAN 2022 - 31 DEC 2022
Institutional support, including for leadership transition.
Bulsho Fund | Somalia
US $55,000 | 01 MAR 2022 - 31 AUG 2022
Operationalization of the Fund, including developing its 2022 operational plan
Social Change Assistance Trust | South Africa
US $20,000 | 01 APR 2022 - 31 MAR 2023
Feasibility study for the creation of a new community foundation-like entity in the Northern Cape.
Ubunye Foundation | South Africa
US $24,900 | 01 JAN 2023 - 31 DEC 2023

To assess Ubunye’s approaches to building community leadership and community philanthropy.

NEAR Network | Kenya
US $30,000 | 22 FEB 2023 - 29 FEB 2024

The Syria-Türkiye Solidarity Fund, which will support locally-led interventions responding to the earthquake in Southern Türkiye and Northwest Syria.

Thubutu Africa Initiatives | Tanzania, United Republic of
US $30,000 | 01 JUN 2023 - 30 JUN 2024

To support community-based partners as they incorporate community philanthropy strategies in their work, and to use lessons learned from the process to inform wider development conversations.

Research programme
Ukraine Response programme