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September 2015

Context and Data: Human Rights Funding in Sub-Saharan Africa

September 30, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The issue of human rights is a local and global concern facing communities among the diverse landscapes and context in countries across Africa. This webinar explores the intersection of environment, climate and human rights, its impact on women and indigenous communities and how local organizations are working to help their communities address these issues in West Africa. It will also explore what the data on human rights funding in Sub-Saharan Africa from the recent International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) report,  "Advancing…

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October 2015

Africa Grantmakers’ Meeting – New York – October 21, 2015

October 21, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

AGAG New York Regional Meeting - "Youth Mobilization, Radicalization and Political Change across ​Africa"October, 21, 2015 - 12noon - 4:00 PMThe meeting will begin with a light lunch at 12:00 noon followed by a discussion with our guest speaker, Zacariah Mampilly, Director of Africana Studies at Vassar College and co-author of Africa Uprising: Popular Protest and Political Change​. ​ He will discuss his book and his thoughts on the socio-economic and political realities that have driven youth mobilization, radicalization and political…

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Tools to Understand Funding Landscapes in Africa – Webinar

October 28, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 REGISTER HERE.Data that helps funders to locate their philanthropy within the broader funding context -- especially when working across borders – is important for seeing the bigger picture, discovering new partners for collaboration, and applying lessons learned to increase the impact of their work.  Recently the Foundation Center launched two new tools that map funding in Africa:  Mapping Funding for Early Childhood Development in East Africa and equal-footing that maps funding across all issues in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo…

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November 2015

Member Briefing for Africa Grantmakers – Learn What’s New

November 18, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

 Open to funders and grantmakers only, please This interactive webinar is for current members, new staff at member organizations and funders interested in membership. It is a great way for members and grantmakers interested in membership to learn more about recent activities and how AGAG is working to promote robust, effective and responsive philanthropy to benefit African communities.Get an update on our 2015 Anniversary publication on U. S. Funding for Africa Learn how members can help shape the agenda for the…

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December 2015

Trends in U. S. Foundation Funding for Africa – Webinar

December 9, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a discussion of U. S. Foundation Funding for Africa, a new publication by Africa Grantmakers' Affinity Group and Foundation Center. This first-ever analysis of funding specifically for Africa gives an overview of funding trends over the decade from 2002-2012 and takes a deeper look at funding in 2012.  Learn how trends in funding have changed over time.  Open to funders only and registration is required. Read more about the report and download your copy hereDecember 9, 2015  from 1:00…

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April 2016

2016 Retreat – Responding to the Challenges Facing African Communities

April 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - April 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

"Responding to the Challenges Facing African Communities: Listening, Learning and Taking Action" is the theme for the 2016 annual meeting.  This year AGAG returns to our signature retreat format at the Heldrich Hotel and Conference Center, conveniently located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The Retreat opens with dinner on April 13 and ends with the closing session on Friday, April 15th.  You don't want to miss this unique meeting of grantmakers active in Africa.   LEARN MORE AND REGISTER 

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July 2016

Webinar: Lessons from the AgroEcology Fund’s Learning Exchange in Uganda

July 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Open to FundersIn May 2016, 70 grantees, advisors, and donors gathered at an agroecological farm in Masaka, Uganda for a four-day learning exchange, co-hosted by the AgroEcology Fund and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA). Farmers and advocates participated from over 20 countries to share strategies to amplify agroecology and strengthen a growing agroecology movement.During this webinar participants will share insights about feeding the world’s communities in a way that revives biological and cultural diversity and mitigates climate…

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Africa Philanthropy Support Organizations: Nurturing Philanthropy in East Africa

July 18, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Open to Funders OnlyPhilanthropy support organizations play an important role as professional development spaces for new and experienced grantmakers.  Established in 2003 the East Africa Association of Grantmakers (EAAG) brings together corporate and community foundations, family trusts and other grantmaking organizations promoting sustainable social development through philanthropy.Join us for an informal discussion with EAAG’s acting CEO, Evans Okinyi. Evans will share his insights on recent developments in philanthropy in East Africa and the role that EAAG is playing in the…

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August 2016

Conversations on Grantmaking Strategies

August 9, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

AGAG Breakfast Meeting - New York Tuesday, August 9, 20169:30 am - 11:30 am ESTNew  York, NY Open to Funders OnlyAdvanced Registration Required - Registration Deadline August 4, 2016Conversations on Grantmaking StrategiesJoin us for an informal and interactive breakfast conversation that explores the challenges and lessons funders encounter when developing grantmaking strategy and how reflecting on what you would do differently can help to inform future program design.Joining us to kick off the conversations will be Nicolette Naylor, Regional Director, Southern Africa, Ford…

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March 2017

2017 AGAG Annual Meeting – New York, NY

March 28, 2017 - March 29, 2017

"Africa Philanthropy for the 21st Century: Achieving Impact Through Building Community" March 28-29,2017 . REGISTER TODAY Newman Conference Center at Baruch College,  New York, NY  Open to Funders Only. Don't miss out on this unique annual meeting of funders using their philanthropy to benefit African communities.  Register today to attend the 2017 AGAG Annual Meeting on March 28-29, 2017 in New York.  Explore the Conference page that includes agenda that includes workshops lead by practitioners and a great line up of…

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