TrustAfrica: Ford Foundation's Independent Philanthrophic Foundation for AfricaThe Ford Foundation, one of the top five charity organizations in the world has launched an independent philanthropic foundation for Africa, called TrustAfrica.
Launched with a $30 million commitment from the Ford Foundation, TrustAfrica "will convene innovative African leaders from varied disciplines to identify new approaches to the violence, discrimination and economic isolation that impact many African nations".
TrustAfrica will fund regional initiatives, rather than country-specific programs. The foundation states that most of the challenges facing Africa today transcend border...stating TrustAfrica will develop and fund regional initiatives that have relevance across the continent.
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