Fahamu’s Current Funders

Fahamu is made possible by the generous contribution of individuals, private foundations and bilateral agencies.


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American Jewish World Service

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality. Through grants to grassroots organizations, volunteer service, advocacy and education, AJWS fosters civil society, sustainable development and human rights for all people, while promoting the values and responsibilities of global citizenship within the Jewish community.

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Atlantic Philanthropies

The Atlantic Philanthropies are dedicated to bringing about lasting changes in the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people.

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Arcus Foundation

The Arcus Foundation is a leading global foundation advancing pressing social justice and conservation issues. Specifically, Arcus works to advance LGBT equality, as well as to conserve and protect the great apes.

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Christensen Fund

The Christensen Fund is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization governed by an independent Board of Trustees which delegates authority for grantmaking and operations to the Executive Director and senior staff of the Fund. Since 2003, the focus of their work has been biocultural diversity.

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CS Fund

The CS Fund and Warsh/Mott Legacy are private foundations which are linked by common issue interests and boards of directors. CSF and WML are dedicated to preserving biodiversity, defending democracy, preventing the commodification of life, and protecting human and environmental health. 


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Grassroots International

As a U.S.-based social justice organization, Grassroots International seek to influence U.S. citizens and policy negotiators who have the power to create policies that uphold rather than undermine basic human rights. Their education, advocacy and communications tools and grants seek to motivate informed advocacy by affected communities and their allies in the U.S. 


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HIVOS

Together with many partner organisations, Hivos contributes to a world with equal opportunities for people to develop their talents. Hivos attempts to realise this by offering financial support and by advising, networking, advocacy, providing education and exchanging knowledge.

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Inter Pares

The name Inter Pares means “among equals” in Latin, and reflects our belief in the equality of people, North and South. Inter Pares was founded in 1975 on a commitment to address conflict and injustice in Canada and around the world. Inter Pares believe that it is their responsibility as Canadians, and that they must do so by collaborating with and supporting the struggles for justice of people around the world.

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Ford Foundation

Established in 1936, the foundation is an independent, global organization with a legacy of commitment to innovative leaders on the frontlines of social change.

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New Field Foundation

New Field Foundation contributes to the creation of a peaceful and equitable world by supporting women and their families to overcome poverty, violence and injustice in their communities.

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Open Society Foundations

The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve this mission, the Foundations seek to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights. On a local level, the Open Society Foundations implement a range of initiatives to advance justice, education, public health, and independent media. At the same time, we build alliances across borders and continents on issues such as corruption and freedom of information. The Foundations place a high priority on protecting and improving the lives of people in marginalized communities.

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Oxfam GB

Oxfam GB is a leading international NGO with a worldwide reputation for excellence in the delivery of aid and development work. Their purpose is to work with others to overcome poverty and suffering.

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Oxfam NOVIB

Poor people can’t build independent livelihoods when their rights are not respected. That is why Oxfam NOVIB support them to stand up for their rights. In Oxfam NOVIB policy they distinguish five fundamental human rights: Right to the resources for a sustainable livelihood; Right to basic social services; Right to life and securit; Right to social and political participation; and Right to an identity.

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Rosa Luxemburg Foundation

The Rosa Luxemburg Foundation is one of the largest political education institutions in Germany today and sees itself as part of the intellectual current of democratic socialism The foundation evolved from a small political group, “Social Analysis and Political Education Association“, founded in 1990 in Berlin into a nationwide political education organisation, a discussion forum for critical thought and political alternatives as well a research facility for progressive social analysis.

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Sigrid Rausing Trust

The Sigrid Rausing Trust was founded to promote international human rights. The grant programmes are Civil and Political Rights, Women’s Rights, Minority Rights, Social Justice and the Miscellaneous Fund.

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Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

Sida works according to directives of the Swedish Parliament and Government to reduce poverty in the world. The overall goal of Swedish development cooperation is to contribute to making it possible for poor people to improve their living conditions.

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The Swift Foundation

The Swift Foundation supports local stewards and their allies who are dedicated to protecting biological and cultural diversity, building resilience amidst climate change and restoring the health and dignity of communities globally.

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TrustAfrica

TrustAfrica seeks to strengthen African initiatives that address the most difficult challenges confronting the continent. It currently focus on three critical areas:

  • Securing the conditions for democracy;
  • Fostering African enterprise and achieving broadly shared prosperity;
  • and Cultivating African resources for democracy and development.

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UHAI-EASHRI

UHAI:The East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative(EASHRI) UHAI-EASHRI is a grant-making initiative which aims to provide flexible and accessible resources to support civil society activism around issues of sexuality health and human rights in the East African region.

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Urgent Action Fund-Africa

Urgent Action Fund-Africa, is human rights and feminist Pan-African non- profit t organisation, established in 2001 in Nairobi, Kenya. UAF Africa invests in the transformation of the world in which women live, enabling them to have full and equal enjoyment of their human rights.

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