Our Timeline

Our Journey Thus Far

2012

 Inception : Founded September 2012

2013

Hired its first administrator

ACAF held its first Roundtable Event

Consolidated the legal/ governance work for the Foundation

Engaged its first grantees; HBSAN, CRLE, PAU, JAN, AIMP

2014

Council Meetings commenced

Active KPI monitoring of Grantee

Foundational Management processes established

ALA, ALIWA & NESG joined the grantee pool

2015

Launched the ACAF website 

Annual Roundtable welcomed its first keynote address “Impact Assessment”by Mr. Martin Egbeke 

Concept of ACA Delegates (i.e. staff assigned to work with grantee organisations) was introduced 

2017

 Enactus, FATE Foundation and GCU joined the grantee pool

Annual Roundtable keynote address on “Governance for Sustainability & Differentiation”, was delivered by Dr. Christopher Kolade

2016

Annual Roundtable keynote speaker address on” Fundraising Strategies & Mechanism for NGOs” by Mr. Frank Aswan

Webinars for grantees introduced

2019

OPL Academy joined the traditional grant pool and six tech grantees were engaged: Davtonlearn, Dooctora E-Health, Energy Detectors, Tradebuza, TREP Labs & Roadpreppers.

ACAF Bi-Annual Newsletter was issued

 Annual Roundtable keynote address on “The Importance of Sustainability to Key Stakeholders” was delivered by Mrs. Simi Nwogugu (JAN) & Dr. Ijeoma Nwagwu (LBS)

2018

Introduced the Technology grant stream

Annual Roundtable keynote address on “Strategy” was delivered by Dr. Omobola Johnson