Who We Are

"Promoting homegrown philanthropy and inclusive development on the African Continent"


The African Philanthropy Forum (APF) was established in 2014 to build a learning community of strategic



The African Philanthropy Forum (APF) is a strong and vibrant community of givers who through their



We envision a strong and dynamic homegrown philanthropic community on the African Continent,

Our Impact

Over The Years

Engaged approximately 900 philanthropists in 8 countries across Africa
Created platforms for current and emerging philanthropists to interact, learn and share best practices
Inspired philanthropists and social innovators to increase the scale and impact of their work
Developed the African Philanthropists’ Toolkit to build the capacity of African philanthropists
Created the Why Give Series videos to showcase African Philanthropists

Programs And Services


  • Foster the growth of strategic philanthropy on the Continent
  • Learn about philanthropic investment opportunities and tested strategies from peers and leaders in the field of development and social investment on the Continent and elsewhere
  • Gain visibility for their philanthropic strategies and impact
  • Serve as role models and inspiration to emerging philanthropists
  • Meet, collaborate and partner with other donors and social investors on the Continent and across the world through the APF and GPF conferences
  • Meet emblematic social sector leaders with on the ground experience whom they can fund
  • Guide the development and direction of the APF as a peer-led organization

Watch More


Subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest updates about APF


……………………………………………………………….GPF_logo-without-TM Higher-Life-Foundation-Logo