Spotlight on African Women's Development Fund

Published: September 2015

The African Women's Development Fund (AWDF), founded in 2001, is the first Africa-wide grantmaking foundation supporting women's rights organisations. It has developed a specialised mix of grantmaking, capacity building, and technical assistance, plus advocacy with a particular focus on support to small and medium sized organisations and marginalised groups of women.

Populations Women

Complementary Outcomes Gender-based Violence, Political And Civic Participation, Women's Leadership, Women's Rights

Publishers SDG Philanthropy Platform

Geographic Focus Africa (Western) / Ghana