Léopold II 170

B - 1080 Brussels



Africalia aims to make a contribution to sustainable human development cooperation based on this thinking. Not on the basis of what Europe considers necessary or useful, but what is deemed desirable by people and organisations in Africa. Africalia also wishes to draw public attention to contemporary African art and culture, particularly in Belgium.

Aga Khan Development Network

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) focuses on health, education, culture, rural development, institution-building and the promotion of economic development. It is dedicated to improving living conditions and opportunities for the poor, without regard to their faith, origin or gender.

Art Moves Africa (AMA)

Art Moves Africa (AMA) is an international non-profit organisation aiming to facilitate cultural and artistic exchanges within the African continent. AMA offers travel funds to artists, arts professionals and cultural operators living and working in Africa to travel within the African continent in order to engage in the exchange of information, the enhancement of skills, the development of informal networks and the pursuit of cooperation. Coordinator: Ms Khadija El Bennaoui.

A Van Eeghenstraat 70, Amsterdam, Netherland
DOEN Foundation, PO Box 75621,1070 AP Amsterda

DOEN Foundation

DOEN Foundation works towards the achievement of a liveable world in which everyone has a place. Acting within its four fields of operation of Sustainable Development, Culture, Welfare and Social Cohesion, it provides subsidies where necessary, and arranges loans and equity investments where possible.

Ford Foundatio
20 East 43rd Stree
ew York, N.Y. 10017 USA
1 212-573-500
1 212-351-3677

Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations working on the frontlines of social change worldwide. Their goals for more than half a century have been to:
 * Strengthen democratic values

* Reduce poverty and injustice  

* Promote international cooperation

* Advance human achievement

It has offices in four regions of Africa and below are the contact details of these offices


East Africa
Ford Foundation
P.O. Box 41081, 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 202 71 0444              
Fax: (+254) 20-2712203


Middle East and North Africa
Ford Foundation
P.O. Box 2344
Cairo, Egypt
Tel. (+20) 2-2795-2121
Fax (+20) 2-2795-4018


Southern Africa
Ford Foundation
P.O. Box 30953
Braamfontein 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel: (+27) 11-276-1200
Fax (+27) 11-276-1248


West Africa
Ford Foundation
P.O. Box 2368 Marina
Lagos, Nigeria
Tel : (+234) 1- 773- 8926      
Fax (+234) 1-262-3973

P PO Box 85565, 2508 CG The Hague, Netherland
+31 70 376 550
+31 70 362 46 00

Hivos Culture Fund

The Hivos Culture Fund, set up in 1995, supports independent artistic initiatives in developing countries. Those initiatives must also be accessible for a wide audience and have national and international appeal. The Hivos Culture Fund works in such areas as production, exchange, marketing, distribution and capability increase.


Mimeta - centre for culture and development - focuses on supporting the service providers to the arts- and creative sectors in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We are aiming at strengthening structures through organization, information and advocacy, through platforms and mobility and through the development of creative economies.

12th Floor Braamfontein Centre
3 Jorissen Street (corner Bertha
raamfontein 201
O Box 67


OSISA works to build and strengthen the values, practices and institutions of open and tolerant democracies throughout Southern Africa. It supports advocacy initiatives that seek to enhance public policy and improve the situation of the most marginalised members of Southern African communities. It also supports human rights defenders and other actors who seek to bring about social justice, pulling together diverse organisations and institutions, facilitating dialogue between key national players, and providing financial resources to organisations that promote open society ideals. Its efforts are aimed at building the capacity of civil society organisations to advocate for transparency, accountability and democratic practice, whilst supporting state actors who show a willingness to be held accountable to their citizens. It has main offices in Johannesburg and a branch in Angola. Below are the contact details of the Angola office.


OSISA Luanda office, Angola
Saurnino de Sousa Street
Vila Alice
Telephone:+ 244 2 22 325 989/ + 244 2 22 326 916
Fax: + 244 2 22 325 015

Herengracht 60
017 CE Amsterda
he Netherland
el: +31 20 344 9160
ax: +31 20 344 9166

Prince Claus Fund

The Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development was inaugurated on 6 September 1996. It marked the 70th birthday of HRH Prince Claus, and was set up in appreciation of his dedication to the field of international co-operation. The Fund is grounded in Prince Claus’s belief that culture and development are mutually connected and that “one cannot develop people, but people develop themselves”. The Prince Claus Fund’s objective is to expand insight into cultures and to promote interaction between culture and development.

ostboks 41
664 Kristiansand

611 Kristiansan
hone: +47

Stromme Foundation

Strømme Foundation is a Norwegian development organisation helping poor people in the global South to eradicate poverty through microfinance and education. Its vision is a world free from poverty. It has long-term development work together with local partner organisations in the global South. By providing people with knowledge and skills, the possibility to save and access to small loans, it gives them the ladder leading out of poverty. In Africa it has regional offices in East and West Africa.


East Africa
Plot 25, Bukoto Street
P. O. Box 27200 Kampala
Phone: +256 414532840/               +256 414532844         
Fax: +256 414532834


West Africa
B. P. 3203, Badalabougou
Badalabougou Rue 113 Porte 224
Phone:  +223 2223884        
Fax: +223 2223891


AA Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London
W1Y 5HY, United Kingdo
T +44 20 7930 378
F +44 20 7839

The Commonwealth Foundation

The Commonwealth Foundation exists to empower charities, non-governmental organisations, professional associations, trade unions, faith groups and cultural practitioners; the lifeblood of any healthy society. They equip these groups with the tools required to contribute to national and international goals of democracy, good governance, sustainable development and cultural diversity. They also award excellence in the arts and help to influence key policy-makers. They champion, develop and invest in activities that enrich and strengthen society and act as a vital resource for Commonwealth people, enabling them to raise their voice, instigate change, and fashion a better world.

YATF Young Arab Theatre Fun
9, Square Sainctelett
000 Brussel

Young Arab Art Fund

YATF supports young artists living and working in the Arab speaking countries in realizing their artistic projects.