TrustAfrica

TrustAfrica is a public foundation that strives to secure the conditions for democratic governance and equitable development throughout the continent. Led by Africans, we convene dialogues, award grants, and provide technical assistance to advance these goals.

TrustAfrica
Lot 87, Sacré Coeur 3 Pyrotechnie x VDN
Dakar-Fann, - BP 45 435
Senegal
221 33 869 46 86
http://www.trustafrica.org

Executive Director

Akwasi Aidoo

Management Team

Akwasi Aidoo, Sidi Diawara, Rose Maruru, Bhekinkosi Moyo, Tendai Murisa, Sandra Zerbo

Board of Directors

Fouad Abdelmoumni, Akwasi Aidoo, Akwe Amosu, Aïcha Bah Diallo, Malusi Mpumlwana, Adhiambo Odaga, Gerry Salole, Bahru Zewde, Akwasi Aidoo, Sidi Diawara, Rose Maruru, Bhekinkosi Moyo, Tendai Murisa, Sandra Zerbo

Project Leaders

Rose Maruru

Mission

TrustAfrica is a public foundation that strives to secure the conditions for democratic governance and equitable development throughout the continent. Led by Africans, we convene dialogues, award grants, and provide technical assistance to advance these goals.

Programs

Our core programs center on: Democracy & Civil Society — amplifying the voices of African citizens to hold their governments accountable. Equitable Development — fostering African enterprise and achieving broadly shared prosperity; and African Philanthropy — cultivating African resources for democracy and development.

Statistics on TrustAfrica

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2009: $4,000,000
  • Other funding sources: Major funders to date include: Ford Foundation, International Development Research Centre, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Humanity United, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carnegie Corporation, Wellspring Advisors, Open Society Institute, Oak Foundation, John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Religious Affiliation: None