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

Center for Individual Opportunity

To provide core support to the CIO, a not-for-profit, US-based organisation committed to maximising individual opportunity through deeper scientific understanding. It also aims to transform the US education system, improve academic and social outcomes and expand the promise of opportunity in modern society.

Hope and Homes for Children

To create the conditions for the development of alternative care for children in the state of Jharkhand. This will be done by raising awareness of the harmful impact of institutional care in order to consolidate professional, political and financial support for the development of alternative care in the state.

International Centre for Women's Rights Protection and Promotion "La Strada"

To provide core support to La Strada based in the Republic of Moldova, to enable it to continue working with women and children affected by domestic violence and human trafficking, and with children survivors of  sexual exploitation and  abuse. The grant will create opportunities for La Strada to deepen its work with women and children by tackling sexual violence against women and girls as well as child safety online in response to the emerging needs.

Impact Mapper, PBC

To further develop the Impact Mapper online tool for tracking trends in social change. Many civil society organisations, including IAWP grantees, struggle to access, standardise and communicate the results and impact they are helping create. Impact Mapper works to address this.