Welcome to the TY Danjuma Foundation


The TY Danjuma Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life of Nigerians by supporting initiatives that improve access to health and educational opportunities. Based in Abuja, Nigeria, the Foundation was established by Lt. General TY Danjuma (Rtd.) GCON and works with a distinguished Board of Trustees.


Building a Nigeria where all citizens have access to quality health care, education and equal opportunities to realize their potentials.

Main Goals

Enhance community health care by providing free medical services to rural communities which lack adequate medical facilities;

Improve the quality of education of children and young people (18 years and younger);

Alleviate the extreme poverty in communities across the country by providing clean drinking water, and encouraging the education/empowerment of women.



The Foundation will operate with the following core values:

Informed and responsive grant making
Community involvement
Government participation
Accountability to beneficiaries
Encourages innovation
Promote philanthropy in Nigeria

Focus Areas

Community Health Initiatives
Enhancing Quality of Education
Income Generation

TYDF Announces New CEO

TYDF is pleased to announce its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Sunday Odihiri Udo.

Invitation for Expressions of Interest

TYDF is seeking interested evaluators with relevant expertise to conduct an end of project evaluation.

TYDF Commence Intervention for IDPs

The intervention will meet the needs for comprehensive health care, feeding, and skills training and empowerment for IDPs

TYDF at the 3rd Biennial Conference of African Grantmakers Network - Arusha Tanzania

Philanthropy in Africa has to connect with the people - Africans!