Since 2013, the Social Progress Index has assessed country performance based on social dimensions, placing emphasis on quality of living rather than economic gains.

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To celebrate the UN’s World Youth Skills Day, we highlight the work of an African-based foundation, Sozo, working to bridge the skills gap on the continent and preparing young people for the future.

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Since its initial $5 million anti-corruption fund in 2015, MacArthur Foundation has continued to support reforms to address corruption in Nigeria. Continue reading…

A new grantmaking organization, Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation, hosted a Breakfast Dialogue that brought together various individuals and organizations operating in Nigeria’s development sector. Continue reading…

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is becoming more intricately linked with business strategy in Nigeria. Continue reading…

The Carnegie family of institutions just named nine philanthropists, including a couple, as the recipients of ‘The Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy’.

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The Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF) is celebrating its 20th year of harnessing community resources and providing grants for community led projects across Kenya. Continue reading…

The recently published 2017 Giving USA report, gives a detailed account of philanthropy in the United States for 2016. Continue reading…

A few days ago, popular Amazon Chief Executive, Jeff Bezos, posted a “request for ideas” on his philanthropy strategy on twitter. Continue reading…

Mohammed Dewji, one of Africa’s billionaires and the founder of the Mo Dewji Foundation, recently signed the Giving Pledge – a commitment by the world’s wealthiest individuals and families to dedicate the majority of their wealth to giving back to society. Continue reading…