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

Access Now

To develop a new  business model  maximising alternative  revenue streams and  reducing reliance on  philanthropic sources.  Access Now advocates for  human rights online and  protects human rights  defenders and activists  by combining innovative  policy, global advocacy,  and direct technical  support through our  24/7 Digital Security  Helpline.

Zimcare Trust

To facilitate an environment in which all  learning and care programmes are anchored on individual needs so that each person is assisted to excel. Zimcare offers specialised education and rehabilitation services to the developmentally  disabled.


To increase the survival  rate of children with  cancer and related blood  disorders and ensure the  quality of life of children  with cancer in a loving  and caring environment.  Kidzcan will provide  individual and group  counselling to  children/parents/caregivers,  conduct a weekly  parents support group  and provide play and  learning materials for  children.

Island Hospice and Bereavement Services

To provide palliative care  and to serve as a  comprehensive  bereavement service,  through capacity  building, networking with  likeminded  organisations, partnering  with community-focused  organisations and  offering services to those  in need. Family AIDS  Caring Trust Nyanga is a  branch of FACT Mutare, a  HIV service and  development  organisation.