Promoting Philanthropy in East Africa

Membership Types

Our membership model is based on trust, transparency and integrity to ensure that every EAPN member, no matter size or structure, is well served. Learn how EAPN can best serve your organization

Full Membership - $1,000

This membership category is open to philanthropic organizations that are legally established or have a legal presence in East Africa and meet the following criteria or any other as may be determined from time to time by the Board of EAPN.

These organizations may include corporate foundations, family foundations, community foundations, and/or private foundations.

Eligibility Criteria
  1. Legally registered or recognized in any of the East African Community member states. 
  2. A Non-profit making, non-political, non-aligned, and non-governmental organization. 
  3. Verifiable operations in any of the East African Community member states. 
  4. Full autonomy in their philanthropy activities and a track record in leveraging resources.
  5. An active grantmaker for at least three years.
  6. Should commit to abide by the Association’s Code of Ethics.
Benefits
  • Unlimited access to roundtable discussions on philanthropy in the region. 
  • Access to all capacity-building training and workshops
  • Use of the EAPN logo on organizational promotional material
  • Allowed to use the designation “A member of the East Africa Philanthropy Network”
  • Eligible to serve on the EAPN Board of Directors
  • Participation at the National Philanthropy Forums
  • Affiliation to international philanthropy organizations and support networks such as WINGS
  • Access to regular research, publications, and resources on philanthropy
  • Appear on featured pages on EAPN newsletter and website
  • Access to all EAPN events and activities throughout the year
  • 20% discount on EAPN Conference fees
  • Opportunity to lead thematic groups/communities of practice
  • Opportunity to serve on the EAPA jury every year (1 slot) 
  • Free access to knowledge hub resources (internal and external)

Affiliate Membership- $ 750

This category is open to any organization or entity whether for profit or non-profit that supports philanthropy work across the world.  This may include donor-advised funds, grantmaking intermediaries, donor basket funds, companies, governmental agencies, internationals philanthropy organizations, philanthropy support networks or any other organization approved by the Board of EAPN.

Benefits
  1. Access to specific roundtable discussions on philanthropy in the region. 
  2. Opportunity to support the growth of philanthropy work in East Africa
  3. Access to regular research, publications, and resources on East Africa philanthropy
  4. Opportunity to connect and network with local philanthropy stakeholders
  5. Access to selected local and regional philanthropy events and activities
  6. 10% discount on the East Africa Philanthropy Network Conference. 
  7. Opportunity to participate in thematic groups/communities of practice
  8. Opportunity to serve on the EAPA jury every year (1 slot) 
  9. Free access to knowledge hub resourcesn

Associate Membership - $400

This category of membership is open to non-grantmaking charitable organizations that engage in social development work and do not meet the qualifications of a full member. They may include faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, civil society organizations and International Non-Governmental Organizations among others

Eligibility Criteria
  1. Legally registered or recognized in any of the East African Community member states
  2. Should have been active in the field of social development for at least two years
  3. Should have a verifiable focus on social development work in East Africa
  4. • Should commit to abide by the Association’s Code of Ethics
Benefits
  1. Access to one (1) exclusive roundtable discussion on philanthropy in the region
  2. Access to information on opportunities in the philanthropy sector
  3. Opportunity to connect and network with donors and explore co-funding opportunities to support your work
  4. Access to national philanthropy forum discussions on philanthropy
  5. Access to selected capacity building trainings and workshops
  6. Use of EAPN logo on organization promotional material
  7. Allowed to use the designation “A member of the East Africa Philanthropy Network”
  8. Access to regular research, publications, and resources on philanthropy
  9. Access to selected EAPN events and activities throughout the year
  10. 15% discount on EAPN Conference fees
  11. Opportunity to participate in thematic groups/communities of practice
  12. Opportunity to serve on the EAPA jury every year (1 slot) 
  13. Free access to knowledge hub resources (internal and external)
Overview
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