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. Oak Foundation has an annual grant-making budget of over USD 150 million and makes grants to organisations located in countries worldwide.


Below you will find details of 2013 calendar year grants and a table with our overall USD expenditure since 2006. Please visit our Grant Database for information on grants from previous years. In addition, you can find detailed information on Oak Foundation's grant-making criteria and guidelines for submitting a letter of enquiry in this section of the website.


Overall USD Expenditure


Overall expenditure 2006-2013


What we fund (2013)


During the 2013 calendar year, Oak Foundation, including Oak Foundation Denmark and Oak Zimbabwe Foundation, made 319 programme grants for a total of USD 153.16 million. These grants supported 308 organisations based in 42 countries.

The work of these organisations is carried out throughout the world. The size of grants varied from approximately USD 17,000 to USD 8.6 million, with an average of USD 480,000.


Grant-Making Statistics (2013)

Graph of 2013 expenditure