Our Timeline

Our Journey Thus Far


Inception : Founded September 2012


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


Council Meetings commenced

Active KPI monitoring of Grantee

Foundational Management processes established

ALA, ALIWA & NESG joined the grantee pool


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 


 Enactus, FATE Foundation and GCU joined the grantee pool

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


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

Webinars for grantees introduced


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)


Introduced the Technology grant stream

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


Strengthened ACAF’s processes and systems

Commissioned ACAF’s First Process Audit

ACAF Grant Portal Update

Hosted First Virtual Grantee Roundtable (Webinar)

Annual Roundtable keynote address on “Technology & Remote Working for NGOs” was delivered by Dr. Mrs Funke Amobi (Stanbic IBTC)