Join Us

Membership of Elevate Children Funders Group is open to philanthropic foundations, private, public and operating, as well as donor advised funds who meet the following criteria:

  1. Commitment to supporting children and youth affected by adversity, from birth to adolescence with a focus on children facing the threats of violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect
  2. Primary activity is grant making: greater than 50% of annual budget
  3. Majority of grant resources resource come from non-governmental sources

Funders wishing to join the group should send an email to All requests to join will be reviewed by the steering group and all decisions regarding membership are at their discretion.

Our Members Include:

  • Comic Relief
  • GHR Foundation
  • Human Dignity Foundation
  • Bernard van Leer Foundation
  • Nduna Foundation
  • Oak Foundation
  • UBS Optimus Foundation
  • World Childhood Foundation
  • The Two Lilies Fund
  • Stars Foundation
  • Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation