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 2012 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
What we fund (2012)
During the 2012 calendar year, Oak Foundation, including Oak Foundation Denmark and Oak Zimbabwe Foundation, made a total of USD 152.82 million in grants. These included 329 programmatic grants for a total of USD 145.26 million to 312 organisations based in 29 countries and seven regions, as well as USD 7.56 million in discretionary grants.
The size of grants varied from approximately USD 25,000 to USD 7 million. The work of these organisations is carried out throughout the world.
Grant-Making Statistics (2012)