ACT Foundation 2023 Grant Cycle for Africa

Deadline: November 11, 2022

The grants are for non-profit organisations and social enterprises in Africa.

The ACT Foundation considers grants to be an essential tool for enacting social change, and they are even more motivated by the long- and short-term collaborations they form. The foundation’s strength is in the alliances they forge and maintain through providing funds for initiatives that have a great chance of reversing the negative trend in development on the continent of Africa. As a result, the foundation constantly aspires to accomplish more. The foundation’s aim is to promote sustained influence across Africa.

Areas of Support

  • Organizational Development
  • Monitoring and Evolution
  • Board Governance and Support
  • Impact Measurment
  • Professional Development
  • Trainings


  • Organizations must work within the ACT Foundation’s focus areas of Health, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Environment.
  • Organizations applying for this grant should be registered with the appropriate legal entity within their respective (African) countries for not less than two years (24 months).
  • Must be legally registered as a nonprofit organization (GTE/LTD). However, if you are applying as a social enterprise, the Foundation will only fund initiatives that are not for profit.
  • It is required that you show a strong governance structure. Kindly note that the details of the board of directors should reflect in the company’s registration documents. If not, please update.
  • You will be required to show evidence of other sources of funding.
  • The organization applying is required to have a minimum staff strength of 3 part time/full time paid Individuals.
  • Be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the project, i.e. not acting as an intermediary;
  • Programme/Initiative must be implemented in within Africa;
  • Programme must be innovative and impact driven.


The application process will take Six (6) – Eight (8) weeks. The Foundation only recognizes communication in English. All applications and further correspondences must be communicated only in English.

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Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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