Africa Volunteer Corps’ mission is to nurture a generation of African leaders dedicated to strengthening homegrown development by providing opportunities for practical training and job placement.
The overarching goal of Africa Volunteer Corps is to harness the power of motivated, educated Africans and put it to use for locally-initiated development projects in Africa, opening doors for Africans to leverage their own resources and strengthening grassroots development efforts.
Creating a springboard for leaders and bolstering ground-up social change efforts, we position Africans to control development on their own continent.
Acumen Fund is a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty.
The mission of the American Council of Learned Societies is “the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies.”
The goal of the Archbishop Tutu Fellowship (AfLI) is to nurture and enhance leadership capability across Africa, with particular focus on the promising leaders of the future.
Ashoka strives to shape a global, entrepreneurial, competitive citizen sector: one that allows social entrepreneurs to thrive and enables the world’s citizens to think and act as changemakers.
CorpsAfrica is a national service program for Africans, who will receive development training and learn about the variety and work of NGOs in their country.
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Global Health Corps aims to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity.
Southern Africa Trust (Drivers Of Change Award) recognizes individuals or organizations from across the southern Africa Region that are making a real impact, especially in developing effective public policies and strategies, to overcome poverty.
TechnoServe’s entrepreneurship development and training programs help enterprising men and women develop the skills and resources they need to launch or expand businesses, while fostering a broader culture of entrepreneurship.
The Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed.
The Mycelium School will deliver the tools needed for global citizens to become regenerative agents. Graduates will go back into the world with the connections, focus and skill sets needed to recognize social issues and address root causes.
Trust Africa believes that institutional collaboration across Africa offers the best hope for developing lasting solutions to such intractable challenges as violence, discrimination, and economic isolation. Through agenda-setting workshops, collaborative grants, and technical assistance, we encourage African institutions to work together for a safe, free, and prosperous future.