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

Family AIDS Caring Trust, Rusape

To work with the  community to implement sustainable holistic health programmes that improve the quality of life  of people with HIV in  Zimbabwe.  FACT holds to the fundamental humanitarian principles that every person, regardless of their social  status in society, is entitled to good healthcare.

University of the People (UoPeople)

To provide core support and scholarship support  for University of the People, which is the first  non-profit, tuition-free, accredited online university. Dedicated to opening access to higher education globally, UoPeople is designed to help qualified high school graduates overcome financial, geographic, social, and personal constraints keeping them from collegiate studies. The mission of UoPeople is to offer affordable, quality, online degree programs to qualified students worldwide.

Miracle Feet

To work with local  implementing partner, the Zimbabwe Sustainable Clubfoot  Programme (ZSCP), to establish an effective and sustainable countrywide clubfoot treatment  programme in Zimbabwe. The long-term goal is to eliminate clubfoot as a lifelong disabling condition in the country.

Habitat for Humanity NC

To facilitate increased  housing production and  neighbourhood  revitalisation efforts by  leveraging resources  across the state of North  Carolina. Habitat for  Humanity of North  Carolina is partnering  with the State Employees  Credit Union Foundation  to launch the Mountains  to Sea Challenge, in  which Habitat affiliates  will build at least 100  affordable homes, one in  each of the 100 counties  of the state.