Nigeria's First Indigenous Grantmaking Foundation

Providing Access to Quality and Affordable Healthcare

Enhancing Access to Quality Education


$41.5 Million

Awarded in Grants

Over 340 Projects


Across 36 States

and the FCT

More than 10 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

Dr. Uche Amazigo Wins 2022 Kyelem Prize

Dr. Uche Amazigo Wins 2022 Kyelem Prize

Dr. Uche Veronica Amazigo, a retired trustee of the TY Danjuma Foundation, was announced as a 2022 Kyelem Prize winner. The Kyelem Prize, given annually in honor of Dr. Dominique Kyelem, recognizes...

World Humanitarian Day #TheHumanRace

World Humanitarian Day #TheHumanRace

Today, the TY Danjuma Foundation joins all its partners who have endured risks to make life better for those in dire humanitarian situations across Nigeria and around the globe in commemorating the...

International Women’s Day 2022: “Break the Bias”

International Women’s Day 2022: “Break the Bias”

March 8 every year is celebrated as International Women’s Day. The theme for this year’s celebration is “gender equality today for sustainable tomorrow” with the hashtag #BreakTheBias. International...

Internship Opportunities

The TY Danjuma Foundation, an independent private indigenous philanthropic grantmaking organisation with offices in Abuja, Taraba and Edo state seeks to hire young graduates who have completed the national youth service scheme or received an exemption, for a 9 months internship programme at its Head Office located in Abuja.
The internship will run from April 18 to December 19, 2023