Nigeria's First Indigenous Grantmaking Foundation

Providing Access to Quality and Affordable Healthcare

Enhancing Access to Quality Education


₦3 Billion

Awarded in Grants

280 Projects


Across 30 States

including the FCT

Over 8 Million

People reached


Annual Grants

Every year an Annual Call for Concept Notes is published requesting qualified organisations based in Nigeria to apply for funds to implement projects in the key focus areas of health, and education

Discretionary Grants

Our discretionary grants support prompt humanitarian response to emergencies and relevant short-term interventions that fall within our priority areas of Health and Education.

 Latest News

OBITUARY – Prof. Jean Frances Herskovits Corry (May 1935 – February 2019)

It is with regret and profound sadness that the TY Danjuma Foundation announces the death of one of its founding trustees – Prof. Jean Herskovits Corry on February 5, 2019 in New York, USA. Prof. Jean Herskovits Corry served on the Programmes Committee of the Board since its inception in 2009, where she provided strategic oversight on the implementation of education projects.