Oak Foundation

The 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, the foundation makes grants to organizations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.

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Twitter - @oakfnd

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Recent News from Oak Foundation

Irvine Foundation Awards Nearly $21.4 Million in Grants
Foundation: Oak Foundation, James Irvine Foundation , Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation has announced twenty-nine grants totaling more than $21 million to expand opportunity for people in...more

How Much Money Has Been Going to Ocean Philanthropy? And Who's Giving?
Foundation: Packard Foundation

But, as with all philanthropy, it can be hard to pin down exactly how much ... It's also important to put this funding in context in a feverish...more

With Ocean Ecosystems Facing "Total Annihilation," Where Should Funders Be Focused?
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

When tracking oceans philanthropy, it's easy to be blown away by the volume of private wealth at play coming from some of the largest foundations...more

De-funding homelessness prevention would hurt seniors and taxpayers alike
Foundation: Oak Foundation

But the Oak Foundation funding, which is the program's primary support, sunsets this summer. Without new funding, the program—the only one of...more

$5M MiracleFeet grant advances mission to end crippling clubfoot
Foundation: Oak Foundation

The Oak Foundation grant will provide the Carrboro nonprofit with $1 million a year for five years, enough to help at least 20,000 children with...more

Oak Foundation Awards MiracleFeet $5 Million Grant to Help End Disability Caused by Untreated ...
Foundation: Oak Foundation

The grant provides general operating funds to make clubfoot treatment ... The full treatment of 60,000 children under the five-year period of this...more

Nonprofit Spotlight: Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program

As of 2016, roughly 2,000 students have taken part in the program, which has over 100 partners in the form of philanthropic...more

Private funds and UN agencies need to cooperate more, says president of Oak
Foundation: Oak Foundation

“Philanthropic organizations provide a special opportunity and freedom, ... After moving to philanthropy, she sees the UN from another...more

What role can data play in philanthropy?
Foundation: Oak Foundation, Ford Foundation

But we don't know enough about those efforts as in most countries, far more is known about government programmes than about philanthropic...more

Local Non-Profits Awarded $40000 by GSK
Foundation: White Oak Foundation, Oak Foundation, Triangle Community Foundation

The awards were presented in partnership with the Triangle Community Foundation, according to a release. “The $40,000 GSK IMPACT awards...more

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