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Learn what each of these categories can mean for you

Being a member The African Philanthropy Forum (APF) helps individuals, communities and organizations join an effort that drives systematic change in communities across Africa, creates improved outcomes and greater impact. Becoming a member is not like joining a recreational club it is about accelerating transformation and changing narratives with pulled resources and efforts.

African Philanthropy Forum members, their Boards and staff benefit from a year-long access to programs, conversations, research and information to enhance the effectiveness of your philanthropic initiatives and help build a dynamic homegrown philanthropic community in Africa.

Membership Categories

Associate Members

$2,000 per annum
Emerging philanthropists, community foundations, SMEs
– Access to regular research, publications and resources on philanthropy
– Access to information on opportunities in the philanthropic sector
– Access to open APF events all year round
– Access to the local and global APF Network
– Opportunities to join thematic groups to discuss and tackle pressing issues
– 15% discounted fees for APF Conference
– Priority registration at APF events
– Spotlight in newsletters and on the website
– Company logo and recognition on the website
– Access to the Global Philanthropy Forum

Full Members

$5,000 per annum
Grant making individuals, private and family foundations
In addition to Associate Member benefits:
– Access to exclusive roundtable discussions
– Participation in thematic meetings
– Opportunities to connect with donors with shared interests and explore co-funding
– Interview on APF Podcast
– Trainings and webinars for staff
– 35% discounted fees for APF conference

Corporate Members

Foundations established by corporate organizations and corporate organizations with CSR initiatives
In addition to Associate Member benefits:
– Continental and global visibility
– Bespoke trainings and webinars for staff
– 10% of membership fee will be contributed to a resource pool to support a cause in alignment with organizational values
– 50% discounted fees for APF Conference

Supporting Members

Individuals, private, family and corporate foundations supporting APF’s vision
In addition to all the benefits above:
– Invitation to join APF steering committees as appropriate
– Invitation to private receptions and dinners with thought leaders
– Closed interaction with Board members
– Opportunity to host a side event at the APF Conference
– Opportunity to co-develop content and advance their thought leadership expertise on the APF stage

To apply for membership, please click here to complete an application form.