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

University of Washington Center for Game Science

To modify and test an internationally available technology platform to provide teachers with proven strategies and interventions in math. The platform will allow teachers to deploy real-time, in-class individualised support to ensure every student achieves key learning milestones. The University of Washington Center for Game Science will develop the technology and partner with the not-for-profit organisation Enlearn to pilot and test existing  products.


To provide core support to Transcend to design and scale up new school models in the US that better contribute to strong academic and social-emotional outcomes for all  learners, especially students who learn differently. Transcend’s mission is to cultivate students who will thrive in and transform the 21st Century.

P&B Group

To provide up to 12 international-standard financial audits of International Human Rights Programme grantees in Russia.

International Rehabilitation Council of Torture Victims

To provide financial assistance to rehabilitation centres in low- and middle-income countries and in acute financial need. The IRCT is a global network of 157 rehabilitation centres with a secretariat in Copenhagen.