NGOs/nonprofit organizations interested in being profiled on the
StartPoint platform of African Philanthropy Forum (APF) must
complete the online application and attach their registration
documents, as well as other relevant documents within the stipulated
APF welcomes applications from NGOs/nonprofit organizations that
meet the following criteria:
Must be registered as an NGO/nonprofit organization with the
appropriate government authority in the country of operation.
Must be headquartered in Africa and African-led at executive and
Must have been in existence for at least three years with evidence
and track record of operations in Africa.
Must be physically present in the country of operation, with a
verifiable address at which activities that support the cause for
which it was established are conducted.
- Must have a clear mission and vision.
Must have bye-laws, a governance structure, and appropriate
mechanisms of accountability and transparent decision-making.
Must have annual audited financial reports for the last three
years of operations or for the period of existence if less than
three years since inception.
Must not be blacklisted or placed under any funding restriction by
previous donors or government authorities.
Must be willing to undergo a vetting process with APF to be
considered eligible for the platform.
African Philanthropy Forum reserves the right to verify all
information provided in the application. In the event that there are
discrepancies, or information is found to be false, the application
will be declared invalid and the organization ineligible.
Upon being profiled on StartPoint, APF reserves the right to
de-register an NGO/nonprofit organization in cases of
non-compliance. Non-registered and/or de-registered entities may
make an appeal to the APF within seven days of the refusal or