Discretionary Grants

The TY Danjuma Foundation provides discretionary grants to support prompt humanitarian response to emergencies and relevant short term interventions that fall within its areas of focus.


The overarching goal of the discretionary grants scheme is to ensure responsiveness by the Foundation to legitimate needs that may arise between board meetings and before or after the annual call for concept notes.

Types of Projects Support by TYDF Discretionary Grants

Projects to be considered for discretionary grants must:

  • Fall within the Foundation’s focus areas (Health and; Education & Skills Training);
  • Cleary identify a problem, propose solutions and outline target beneficiaries;
  • Be rapid or short term with measurable outcomes and a concrete impact on communities;
  • Cost less than or equal to five million naira (N5,000,000.00); and
  • Project the work of the Foundation.

For more information about the grant and how to apply. Kindly download here.

NB: Due to the high volume of grant applications received by the Foundation, only applicants under serious consideration for funding would be contacted for further discussion.