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Charity Organizations

Our members are involved in a wide range of activities that touch the lives Africans throughout the continent. Most member organizations work at the grassroots level, empowering people to build a better future for their children, families, and communities.

Whether a member provides critical medical care and supplies, preserves family livelihoods through sustainable farming innovations, or promotes the education of a new generation of entrepreneurial leaders, each offers desperately needed hope and help. To search for a charity by region or area of interest, please visit Where We Work.

Our member organizations meet specific tests of programmatic impact, fiscal accountability, and governance standards. We are pleased to provide this collection of trustworthy, effective charities working on the ground in Africa. View our full list of members by name only, or, to find a specific member, click on the first letter of its name below.

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Aid for Africa

Empowers poor African children, women and families to escape poverty through community-based self-help programs that improve health, expand education, create businesses, and protect wildlife.
CFC# 11069

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A Self-Help Assistance Program

Helps communities in Malawi and Zimbabwe affected by poverty, poor education, and HIV/AIDS improve their own lives through programs that teach self reliance.
CFC# 10029

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A Self-Help Assistance Program

Helps communities in Malawi and Zimbabwe affected by poverty, poor education, and HIV/AIDS improve their own lives through programs that teach self reliance.
CFC# 10029

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Action Africa

Supports rural villages in Nigeria and Sierra Leone by surrounding children with care, learning, and training; free medical clinics for families; micro-loans for entrepreneurial women.
CFC# 55633

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Africa Classroom Connection

Builds and improves South African schools serving children—40 percent are AIDS orphans—ages five to 21. Provides programs and emergency funds to help students stay in school.
CFC# 58293

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Africa Development Corps

Empowers African communities to achieve social and economic justice through grassroots programs in education and agriculture assisted by skilled self-reliant international volunteers.
CFC# 10716

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African Aid Organization

Supports and educates children in Africa with HIV/AIDS, meeting their special needs and bringing joy to them and their families. Provides prevention education to youth.
CFC# 23942

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African Childrens Haven

Helps African orphans and children living in extreme poverty lead healthier, more productive lives. Priority programs emphasize the education, well-being, and safety of young girls.
CFC# 19142

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African Conservancy

Works with partners in Africa to protect and rehabilitate wildlife areas, supports education to reverse trends in habitat destruction, and funds the Adopt-An-Animal program in Zambia.
CFC# 11879

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African Rainforest Conservancy

Conserves and restores African rainforests by empowering local men, women, and children through training, community development, research and education to preserve their natural heritage.
CFC# 46974

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African Services Committee

Conducts HIV testing, prevention, and AIDS support in Ethiopia. Provides health, legal, housing, and social services to African immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers in the US.
CFC# 11880

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African Solutions to African Problems

Supports community-based programs and women’s networks to help them better deliver life-affirming care for orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.
CFC# 34002

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African Studies Association

Largest organization in the world devoted to promoting information exchange about Africa. Publishes research, supports African studies, and provides information to the general public.
CFC# 11881

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Akilah Institute for Women

Transforming young women’s lives with practical and market-relevant skills to help them find meaningful employment. Classes include English, hospitality, tourism, leadership, and public speaking.
CFC# 80687

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Akilah Institute for Women

Transforming young women’s lives with practical and market-relevant skills to help them find meaningful employment. Classes include English, hospitality, tourism, leadership, and public speaking.
CFC# 80687

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The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

Supporting health needs of children/families in Gabon, West Africa, at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital through medical fellowships and in villages through model healthcare program.
CFC# 85593

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Alliance for African Assistance

Assists African refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers, and war and torture victims, particularly women and children in Uganda and the US, helping to restore their self-sufficiency, dignity, and respect.
CFC# 12364

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American Friends of Guinea

Improves healthcare in Guinea, West Africa, with medical supplies, clean drinking water, disease prevention, and mobile laboratories. Saves children’s lives through surgeries/ treatment for hydrocephalus.
CFC# 44339

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American Leprosy Missions

Cures and cares for people in Africa and around the world with leprosy and related diseases. Working to develop a vaccine to prevent leprosy.
CFC# 10717

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Arlington Academy of Hope

Provides education and healthcare to poor children in rural Uganda. Runs model school, supports 600 elementary, secondary, university students, and provides healthcare to a community of 10,000.
CFC# 11640

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Asante Africa Foundation

Ensures quality holistic community-based education in East Africa by creating safe learning environments, strengthening teacher quality in the classrooms, and providing scholarships and leadership development.
CFC# 72159

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Ashesi University Foundation

Supports Ghanaian liberal arts college with the goal of educating a new generation of ethical, entrepreneurial leaders in Africa. Educates students from eleven African countries.
CFC# 55666

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