AFRICAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
African Leadership Academy seeks to transform Africa by developing a powerful network of over 6,000 leaders who will work together to address Africa’s greatest challenges, achieve extraordinary social impact, and accelerate the continent’s growth trajectory.
AGAHOZO-SHALOM YOUTH VILLAGE
Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village (ASYV) enables orphaned and vulnerable youth to realize their maximum potential by providing them with a safe and secure living environment, health care, education and necessary life skills. Education and service are used to model and create socially responsible citizens in Rwanda and around the world.
Educate! provides youth with skills training in leadership, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness along with mentorship to start real businesses at school. Our model is delivered through practically- trained teachers and youth mentors. Educate!’s goal is to make this practical, skills-based model part of national education systems.
Generation Citizen (GC) works to ensure that every student in the United States receives an effective action civics education, which provides them with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in our democracy as active citizens.
Resonate catalyzes the next generation of female leaders, using storytelling to engender confidence and agency. Personal stories communicate values and passion, and inspire the support of others in a professional setting, in a business endeavor, or in a community initiative
UBUNTU EDUCATION FUND
Ubuntu is guided by a simple, all-encompassing, yet radical mission: to help raise Port Elizabeth’s orphaned and vulnerable children by giving them what all children deserve—everything.
Afrika Tikkun is dedicated to investing in education, health, and social services for children, youth and their families through its community Centres of Excellence and strategic partnerships.
Since our founding in 1987 by the leadership and investment of the leading global growth equity firm, General Atlantic, Echoing Green has provided nearly 700 promising social entrepreneurs working in 70 countries with $40 million in start-up funding, customized support services, and access to our global network of champions.
ELITE (EMERGING LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY)
ELiTE seeks to empower students who struggle to find an inspiring learning environment with resources, instructional content and a supportive community, regardless of their situation.
Ongoza’s mission is to build and sustain peace and prosperity in Africa by providing resources and training youth to add value to their existing skills and assets and create successful enterprises, through our 3 programs of Fanaka, Ujuzi and Uongozi.
SHINING HOPE FOR COMMUNITIES
We believe in the urban poor; in their strength, resil- ience and capacity to create a better future. Through grassroots leadership, we link schools for girls to community services for all, building vibrant, gender equitable communities where all are able to realize their full potential.
Unreasonable Institute accelerates the growth of early stage companies in East Africa. They focus on for-profit and financially sustainable non-profit businesses across diverse sectors with positive social/environmental impact integrated into their models. Every year, they run 10 month programs designed to get early stage high potential companies in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda what they need to grow.
SELECTED GRANTEE LIST
Africans in the Diaspora
Coaching for Change, INC.
Gardens for Health International
Goods for Good
Hand in Hand
Lwala Community Alliance
Teach for Uganda
Village of Wisdom