A New Agenda for African Philanthropy: Catalyzing Funding to Accelerate Africa's Transformation

As African Philanthropy Forum convenes in Marrakech, Morocco, the theme echoes a call to action. It urges stakeholders to embrace a new era of philanthropy—one that is agile, collaborative and focused on catalyzing funding to accelerate Africa’s transformation.

This conference serves as a platform for meaningful dialogue and an avenue to strengthen South-South and North-South collaborations with the potential to shape a brighter and more prosperous future for the continent.

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Event Sessions

October 27

See the Soul of Marrakech

Embark on a captivating exploration of Marrakech’s beauty and charm, and wind down with a welcome reception in the evening.

October 28
Conference Day 1

Participate in Dynamic Panel Sessions​

Learn from and contribute to engaging and immersive panel sessions with delegates from all over the world.

October 29
Conference Day 2

Deepen Conversations and Interactions

Enjoy the enriching learning and networking experience as we dive into theme discussions together.

October 29

Escape Marrakech and Explore Morocco

Experience Morocco with us as we embark on an unforgettable journey with exclusive tours and activities.


Learn, Share and Connect at the 2024 APF Conference

Attend the APF Conference in Marrakech to gain up-to-date insights from thought leaders, network with organizations, participate in interactive sessions, and access exclusive resources to help you maximise your role in Africa’s philanthropic ecosystem.

Information you won’t find anywhere else

The conference will be an avenue for attendees to gain insights into the latest trends, developments, and innovations in areas of interest to the African philanthropic ecosystem based on in-depth research conducted by APF.


High Quality, Interactive Sessions Just for You

Attendees get the chance to learn from and engage with 50+ speakers from various parts of Africa and the rest of the world who are a mix of thought leaders, philanthropists, and practitioners at the forefront of various sectors.

Network with Organizations in the Ecosystem

Whether you are looking to explore partnerships, collaborations, or simply expand your professional network, the APF conference offers ample opportunities for meaningful connections through speed networking sessions, curated sessions between funders etc.

Embark on an adventure through Morocco

Indulge in an unforgettable experience as you explore Morocco while attending our conference. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, breathtaking landscapes, and rich heritage of this enchanting destination.

2022 APF Conference Highlight

To advance gender equality and women’s leadership on the continent, in 2022 APF gathered stakeholders in the African philanthropy community to intensify partnerships for greater impact in the gender equity and empowerment space.

Past Speakers

Tsitsi Masiyiwa
Executive Chair & Co-Founder of Higherlife Foundation
Graca Machel
H.E Graça Machel
Founder, The Graça Machel Trust and The Foundation for Community Development
Professor Senait Fisseha
Prof Senait Fisseha
Director of Global Programs, Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
Prof. Agnes Binagwaho
Prof. Agnes Binagwaho
Vice Chancellor & co-founder, University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)
Atti Worku
Atti Worku
co-CEO, African Visionary Fund
Bhekinkosi Moyo
Director, Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI)
Gbenga Oyebode
Founder & Chairman, Aluko & Oyebode
HRH Queen Sylvia
Founder, Nnabagereka Development Foundation
Swithin Munyantwali
Swithin Munyantwali
Vice Chairman and co founder, International Law Institute African Centre for Legal Excellence, ILI South African Centre for Excellence
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Travels and Accommodation

Traveling to Morrocco for the APF Conference? Please find information about travels and accomodation here.