Partnerships & Collaborations

TY Danjuma Foundation seeks collaboration with other grant makers and national, regional and international organisations with similar interests and values.    

Networking and partnership building are valuable tools for TY Danjuma Foundation to deploy for expanding reach and leveraging additional resources, both human and material to improve impact. A wide array of partnerships is envisaged.  

Specific Objective

TY Danjuma Foundation’s  partnership and collaborations initiative is   intended to improve coalition and knowledge building through joint initiatives with likeminded organisations, partner resourcing and solidarity action in order to grow and deepen philanthropy and the philanthropic literature in Nigeria:


The main activities for TY Danjuma Foundation are as follows;

  • Develop a robust, responsible and realistic framework for engagement with partners, friends, allies and supporters of TY Danjuma Foundation.
  • Join and actively participate in relevant and credible national and international networks and coalitions working in the field of philanthropy;
  • Organize fora and conferences to bring partners, allies, peers and other stakeholders together to share experiences and expand the influence of the work of TY Danjuma Foundation and likeminded partners;
  • Nurture and strengthen relations with key national, regional and international actors in the field of philanthropy and development.
  • Support research and knowledge building and the spread of information on organised giving and philanthropy in Nigeria.

Partner Types

TY Danjuma Foundation has many partners and the four main category of partner can be summarised as follows;

Resource partners – These are partners that are able, ready and willing to put resources in cash or kind to support project ideas as the basis for collaboration. Organisations in this category are other foundations or national and international development agencies.

Network partners – The primary value in Network partners is in co-creating and amplifying the work of partnerships. These include associations and coalitions that the Foundation belongs to either nationally, regionally or globally. These partners co-contribute to network events and activities. Examples in this category are African Grant makers Network (AGN), Nigeria Philanthropy Stakeholders Forum (NPS).

Learning partners – These are partnerships for mutual learning. This type of partnership currently exists between TY Danjuma Foundation and the Foundation Center of New York.

Grantee partners – The majority of current partners are grantee partners; these are organisations that receive funding from TY Danjuma Foundation.

Partnership- In-Action

The Foundation Center, New York is a network partner of TY Danjuma Foundation and together we have created the Philanthropy Nigeria portal as a repository for data on philanthropy in Nigeria. TY Danjuma Foundation is among those listed on the site which can be accessed at

The Foundation on account of this partnership has its grant data presented graphically in a map of Nigeria. The link to this data map is:

Title Address Description URL
UNNAMED No. 21 H Road, Barnawa Old GRA, By Sign-Board Junction, Off Aliyu Makama Road Barnawa, Kaduna South Kaduna State, Kaduna , FCT, Nigeria ACCIF's mission is to be a passionate voice for change in all aspects of the lives of all people living with disabilities in Nigeria through better education sustainable economic empowerment, gainful employment and social protection for their special circumstances Same as above
ABANTU for Development (Nigeria Country Office) 19 Dan Suleiman Crescent, Behind Utako Ultra Modern Market, Utako District, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
Action Health Incorporated (AHI) 17, Lawal Street, Off Oweh Street, Jibowu, Lagos, Nigeria AHI works as an advocate and catalyst for the enhancement of adolescents' wellbeing by increasing public awareness and implementing innovative education, healthcare and yuth development programmes
Advocacy for Women with Disabilities Initiative Salvation Army Rehabilitation Center, 2nd East Circular Road, Benin, Edo State., Benin, Edo, Nigeria AWWDI's mission is to create an enabling environment for women with disabilities and to develop women with disabilities who can advocate and fight for their rights as well as the rights of other women with disabilities. Same as above
Advocacy for Women With Disabilities Initiative (AWWDI) Salvation Army Rehabilitation Center, 2nd East Circular Road, , Benin, Edo, Nigeria AWWDI's mission is to create an enabling environment for women with disabilities and to develop women with disabilities who can advocate and fight for their rights as well as the rights of other women with disabilities.
African Radio Drama Association (ARDA) Suites 20/20A, East Pavilion, Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Race Course, Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria ARDA's mission is to communicate development through the most effective and interactive programs
African Women and Youth Organization (AWYO) 1st Floor(Rear Entrance), Oyo State House, Ralph Sodehinde Street, CBD , Abuja, FCT, Nigeria AWYO works to empower young people by building their leadership virtues, creating mentorship, economic and educational opportunities for them to become positive change agents in their communities.
AfriGrowth Foundation 2 Kudang Street, Off Monrovia Street, Opposite Banex Plaza, Wuse 2, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria AfriGrowth's mission is to enhance growth in needy communities in West African sub-region by initiating and supporting empowerment programs that develop techniques for self-sufficency.
Afterschool Graduate Development Centre (AGDC) 5, Maitama Sule Street, Off Awolowo Road, SW Ikoyi, Lagos, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria AGDC's mission is to achieve national rebirth and scial change by investing in & improving the employable and entrepreneurial capacity of Nigeria's youth.
Alkali Hussaini Foundation N/A, N/A, Kebbi, Nigeria
Anglo-Nigerian Welfare Association for the Blind (ANWAB) 275, Herbert Macaulay Way, Alagomeji, Sabo , Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria ANWAB works to help the blind to achieve daily independence and good life while working with concerned stakeholders to ensure full inclusion of the blind in the society
Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) 815A Army Officers Mess Road, Ikolaba, G.R.A. , Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria The mission of ARFH is to initiate, promote and implement in partnership with other organisations sustainable sexual & reprooductive and family health and other contemporary public health information and service for adults and youth.
Better Leven Advancement Centre (BLAC) Head Office:Better Leven Advancement Centre, Ungwan Sarkin Noma, Jos Road, P.O.Box 172, , Akwanga , Nasarawa State, Nigeria BLAC works to increase income and employment opportunities for poor rural women and youth using formal and informal processes
Business and Professional Women Nigeria 9 Kudang Street Off Monrovia Street, Wuse 2, Abuja, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria BPW seeks to organize business and professional women across Nigeria to use their combined abilities and strengths to improve the status of women.
Care for Life Mission (CFLM) 37 David Mark Road, P.O.Box 1194, Gombe, Gombe, Nigeria Care for Life Mission works in the area of community health to improve the health and lives of poor & vulnerable people.