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Oak Foundation reflects the vision and values of its founders. Our working environment is diverse, inclusive and engaging. Our team has a mix of expertise and experience in philanthropy and other sectors including: not-for-profits, finance, development, government, media, law and academia, among others. Our staff are diverse and represent 20 nationalities. Find out more about who we are here.


We have 11 programmes, through which we have made more than 4,300 grants to organisations around the world. Our six main programmes are: Environment, Prevent Child Sexual Abuse, Housing and Homelessness, International Human Rights, Issues Affecting Women and Learning Differences. In addition our Trustees support causes that fall outside the remits of the other programmes through the Special Interest Programme. There are four national programmes: Brazil, Oak Foundation Denmark, India and Zimbabwe.


Oak Foundation has its main administrative office in Geneva, Switzerland and a presence in seven other countries: Denmark, India, Tanzania, the United Kingdom, the United States and Zimbabwe.


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Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India and North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.

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