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

Environmental Investigation Agency (UK)

To assist in the disruption of major criminal syndicates trafficking ivory and encourage a more effective criminal justice response to the illegal ivory trade. This will be done across a range of national and intergovernmental enforcement agencies and non-traditional actors such as Financial Intelligence Units.

Elephant Action League

To investigate rhino horn trafficking in China and key transit countries. EAL’s investigations will help law enforcement agencies and the global conservation community protect rhinoceroses in Africa.

Education for Nature

To provide core support to ENV to implement its strategic plan. ENV focuses on the conservation of nature and the protection of wildlife. ENV works to raise public awareness,reduce demand for wildlife trade products, strengthen policy and legislation, and directly supports enforcement efforts in the protection of endangered species of regional, national, and global significance.

Chem Chem Foundation

To secure the wildlife corridor between the two eco-systems of Tarangire and Manyar in Tanzania and to protect the last big herds of bull elephants. Since 2008, the Chem Chem Foundation has invested in conservation and community related projects. This investment, combined with a deep passion for conservation is building on a long-term commitment to the area, the communities and the wildlife.