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.

Child Abuse
Housing and Homelessness
International Human Rights
Issues Affecting Women
Learning Differences
Special Interest
Joint India Programme


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead,
Cultural anthropologist and author

Annual Report

Grant Spotlight

Association against Violence “Casa Marioarei”

To provide core support to Casa Marioarei enabling it to provide quality legal, psychological, medical and shelter services for women and children victims of domestic violence in  Moldova.

African Child Policy Forum

To prevent violence against children in Africa by gathering evidence and documenting existing work in Tanzania, Uganda and  Ethiopia. The findings will be shared with  stakeholders in national  governments, regional economic communities and the African Union with the ultimate aim of building political commitment to eliminate violence against children in Africa.

Ace Africa UK

To empower children and  their communities in  Kisumu and Migori, Kenya to improve and sustain their own health, wellbeing and  development. Ace Africa operates across five  project sites: Bungoma, Western Kenya; Siaya, Nyanza Province; Arumeru District, Arusha Region and Moshi Rural District, Kilimanjaro Region and Kome Island,  Mwanza Region.

Proteus Action League

To support the grant-making of the Security and Rights Collaborative (SRC), a Proteus Action League fund seeking to restore a balance between human rights and national  security interests in the United States. Support will focus on the SRC  communications hub, which works to develop media strategies for field organisations and coalitions and to provide training and rapid  response advice, daily analysis of news coverage and guidance on messaging and collaborative communications campaigns.