AGN Assembly Postponement Announcement

The board of the African Grantmakers Network (AGN) announced on August 25, 2014 the postponement of the 3rd AGN Assembly that was due to take place from 17th – 19th November 2014 in Accra, Ghana. This will now take place in the second half of 2015. The announcement by the board explains that the postponement has become…

The Africa Social Justice Philanthropy Group: More Revolutionaries or Resolutionaries?

Last March, a small group of social justice philanthropy thinkers and advocates gathered for a 2 day meeting at the sidelines of the WINGS Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants were mainly from Africa but we also had a few from the diaspora and the global SJP community. The meeting was a culmination of offline and…

2012 African Grantmakers Network Assembly

Its a Generational Thing? Africa’s young majority is rising. But young people face endemic joblessness, poverty and social exclusion. Is Africa’s youthfulness a demographic gift or curse? In the past, struggles for freedom seized the hearts and minds of the youth. What’s shaping the social consciousness of Africa’s educated young people today? Have the elders…