Letter from the Trustees

As a grant-maker, we recognise that our role is to support and enable others to make the world a safer, fairer, and more sustainable place to live. In 2021, our grantee partners once again demonstrated great strength and resilience as they continued their work. We want our partners to know that we value tremendously the […]

Our grant-making in 2021

During the 2021 calendar year, Oak Foundation’s total net amount granted was USD 338.89 million. This figure includes 440 programme and special initiative grants, and discretionary grants, refunds, and cancellations. Overall, Oak provided programme and special initiative grants to 412 organisations based in 41 countries. The work of these organisations is carried out throughout the […]

Supporting our partners

Alongside our grant-making, we strive to be purposeful, supportive partners. To this end, we work with our grantee partners to provide additional support if needed, such as: capacity building, to strengthen organisations in areas that regular grant-making doesn’t cover; child safeguarding, in the interest of protecting children; monitoring and evaluation, to be able to better […]

Oak’s grant-making in Switzerland over the years

Oak Foundation’s main administrative office is in Geneva, Switzerland. We are proud to be here in the human rights capital of the world, among hundreds of not-for-profit organisations, UN organisations, and foundations, all striving to make the world a better, safer, cleaner, fairer place. Oak chose Switzerland for its main administrative office because of its […]