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After-School All-Stars

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foundation: the ELMA music foundation

cluster: music and youth development

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to expand free after-school music programming to 1,200 youth in 30 public schools

Aga Khan Foundation

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: early childhood development

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to improve early childhood services and strengthen the role of district officials in coordinating and monitoring delivery of early childhood services

Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA)

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foundation: the ELMA relief foundation

cluster: response

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for rapid emergency response assessments and program startups

Ashesi University College

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foundation: the ELMA growth foundation

cluster: african social entrepreneurship

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to build the university's third 96-bed student dormitory

Berklee College of Music

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foundation: the ELMA music foundation

cluster: in-school music programs

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for a joint venture between Berklee College of Music and Little Kids Rock to expand and modernize music education in New York City public schools by training teachers and supplying schools with instruments and modern music technology  

Children’s Health Fund

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foundation: the ELMA relief foundation

cluster: response

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year of inception: 2017

Contribution to support holistic support services to children affected by Hurricane Irma

Clinton Health Access Initiative

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to improve national supply, logistics, and distribution of diagnostics and treatments for pneumonia, malaria, and diarrhea and improve case management among private providers

foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: maternal & newborn

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to improve the quality of maternal  and newborn care in 40 woredas and 20 hospitals by building a comprehensive integrated approach to delivering health care

The DG Murray Trust

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: stronger schools providing quality education

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for the Public Schools Partners (PSP) Program, a public-private partnership working to increase access to free, quality public education for children in poor communities  

The Door – A Center of Alternatives

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: special opportunities

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year of inception: 2017

General support for a youth center providing health, education, legal, youth development, and other essential services for over 11,000 at-risk youth

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts

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foundation: the ELMA music foundation

cluster: after-school music programs

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for the after-school music and performing arts programming of a longstanding community-based organization that serves youth ages 3-18

The Field Band Foundation

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foundation: the ELMA music foundation

cluster: music and youth development

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year of inception: 2017

General support for an organization that trains disadvantaged youth in music, dance, administration, and life skills

Gift of the Givers

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foundation: the ELMA relief foundation

cluster: response

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for emergency supply of food and basic household supplies, provision of medical care, and repair of infrastructure to support persons affected by wild fires in and around the Knysna and Plettenberg Bay areas

GRAMMY Music Education Coalition

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foundation: the ELMA music foundation

cluster: in-school music programs

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year of inception: 2017

General support for the startup year of an initiative to upgrade and modernize in-school music programs

GroFin Small Growing Business (SGB) Fund

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: impact investments

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year of inception: 2017

GroFin SGB is a debt fund focusing on small growing businesses in high impact sectors across Africa. Their investment is coupled with strong business support services to give the underlying company the best change to become sustainable.

International Rescue Committee

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foundation: the ELMA relief foundation

cluster: response

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for the provision of education and psychosocial support children displaced by the Lake Chad crisis which will also contribute to a global knowledge base on how to improve children’s learning outcomes in crisis-affected contexts globally

Jerusalem Children and Community Development Organization

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: special opportunities

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for sub-granting and providing technical assistance to community-based organizations serving vulnerable children and youth

JHPIEGO Corporation

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: maternal & newborn

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to train and mentor multidisciplinary surgical teams in 40 high-volume facilities to improve the safety and quality of maternal surgical care to reduce maternal sepsis

JSI Research and Training Institute

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foundation: the ELMA vaccines & immunization foundation

cluster: vaccines special opportunities

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to install remote temperature monitoring (RTM) devices and to provide Ministry of Health with the necessary processes, tools, analysis, and data to inform national rollout of RTM

Khululeka Community Education Development Centre Trust

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: early childhood development

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year of inception: 2017

General support for an ECD training and implementation organization focused on increasing the number of trained ECD Practitioners in the Eastern Cape

Kyaninga Child Development Centre

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: ELMA community grants program

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year of inception: 2017

General support to an organization providing therapy care, assistive devices, and access to quality education to children with disabilities in Kabarole and Kasese districts

Living Goods

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foundation: the ELMA growth foundation

cluster: african social entrepreneurship

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year of inception: 2017

General support for a growing social enterprise focused on scaling a more sustainable community health worker model

Makerere University School of Public Health

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: maternal & newborn

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for in-service training and mentorship of 200 health workers and 30 health facility managers to improve the quality of newborn care in six high-volume health facilities in Busoga region

Mama Foundation for the Arts

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foundation: the ELMA music foundation

cluster: after-school music programs

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for the Harlem-based Gospel for Teens after school music program, which provides free intensive training and performance opportunities in gospel music for 350 mostly low-income teenagers

Mwabu Group

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: impact investments

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year of inception: 2017

Investment in an education technology company that creates interactive e-learning content and resources for primary school students and teachers

National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW)

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: hiv & tb

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year of inception: 2017

Part of a cluster of project support grants to improve pediatric and adolescent HIV and TB case finding, linkage to treatment, and quality of HIV treatment services

One Acre Fund

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foundation: the ELMA growth foundation

cluster: african social entrepreneurship

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year of inception: 2017

Participation in a syndicated finance facility to cover short-term working capital needs

Opera San Francesco Saverio (CUAMM)

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: hiv & tb

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to improve adolescent HIV testing, treatment, retention, and family planning by establishing quality adolescent friendly counseling corners, youth support groups, and other community services

Opportunity International

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: stronger schools providing quality education

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to provide quality improvement services to low-cost private schools accessing school improvement loans

Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa (PATA)

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: hiv & tb

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year of inception: 2017

General support to an African network that develops capacity of frontline health care provider clinical teams, thereby strengthening pediatric HIV prevention and care in 24 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Praekelt Foundation

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: maternal & newborn

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for the next phase of MomConnect, a National Department of Health-led mobile health initiative focused on supporting healthy pregnancies and newborn care for at least one million women

Pride Community Health Organization

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: ELMA community grants program

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year of inception: 2017

General support to an organization increasing access and early uptake of antenatal care, HIV treatment, and care to vulnerable communities in Kafue

Socio-Economic Rights Institute (SERI)

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foundation: the ELMA south africa foundation

cluster: in support of the constitution

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year of inception: 2017

General support for a public interest law firm that provides professional, research, advocacy, and litigation services to communities, movements, and civil society organizations which seek to enforce socio-economic rights

Soleterre Strategie di Pace ONLUS

foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: ELMA community grants program

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year of inception: 2017

General support to an organization that provides vulnerable children and refugee women with education, nutrition, psychosocial support, and access to healthcare in Gulu and Lamwo districts

Spy Hop Productions

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foundation: the ELMA music foundation

cluster: music and youth development

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for music/arts programming offered as a component of complementary youth development services

Stellenbosch University

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: early childhood development

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for the third phase of a longitudinal study to measure the impact of maternal and child health and nutrition interventions on cognitive development

Stir Education

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: teacher training, development and support

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to scale up an approach to enhancing learning outcomes for primary school pupils by equipping and motivating teachers to improve classroom practices

Touch Foundation

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: survive to thrive

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for Phase II of the Mobilizing Maternal Health (MMH) Program to sustainably scale up the emergency referral and transportation system across all districts in Shinyanga region

Trustees of Boston College

foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: early childhood development

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to implement and test the effectiveness of a family-based home visiting intervention to promote early childhood development for vulnerable children aged 0-3, as part of Rwanda’s national social protection program

Tumaini International Trust

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: ELMA community grants program

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year of inception: 2017

General support to an organization providing education sponsorship and medical care to orphans and vulnerable children, and income generating activities to their caregivers and the communities in six counties of western Kenya

Umoja Tanzania Incorporated

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: ELMA community grants program

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year of inception: 2017

General support to an organization that provides children who have dropped out of formal education with skills training, feeding, medical care, and psychosocial support in Arusha

Umthombo Youth Development Foundation

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: child and adolescent health

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year of inception: 2017

General support to an organization focused on increasing and retaining rural health professionals

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: maternal & newborn

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to design, develop, pilot, and evaluate the mobile phone based FamilyConnect Program to improve newborn health and development in 19 districts

University of Cape Town – APFP

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: child and adolescent health

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to expand the African Pediatric Foundation Fellowship Program to train pediatric specialists from university hospitals across Africa

University of KwaZulu-Natal, Centre for Rural Health

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: child and adolescent health

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to expand the African Pediatric Fellowship Program to train pediatric specialists from university hospitals across Africa

University of the Witwatersrand

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: child and adolescent health

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to expand the African Pediatric Fellowship Program to train pediatric specialists from university hospitals across Africa

University of Witwatersrand, Centre for Applied Legal Studies

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foundation: the ELMA south africa foundation

cluster: in support of the constitution

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year of inception: 2017

General support for a university-based human rights law center that operates to advance the Constitution, protect the rule of law, and ensure that the democratic structures of South Africa advance the rights of all people living in South Africa

Unjani Clinics NPC

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foundation: the ELMA growth foundation

cluster: african social entrepreneurship

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year of inception: 2017

General support for a social franchise of nurse-run primary healthcare clinics serving low income communities

foundation: the ELMA growth foundation

cluster: african social entrepreneurship

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year of inception: 2017

Challenge Grant for a social franchise of nurse-run primary healthcare clinics serving low income communities

Urban Arts Partnership

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foundation: the ELMA music foundation

cluster: music and youth development

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for an after-school music and performing arts program for elementary, middle, and high school students, including integrated academic components aimed at increasing graduation rates

VH1 Save the Music Foundation

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foundation: the ELMA music foundation

cluster: in-school music programs

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year of inception: 2017

Project support for music programs and classes in Newark Public Schools

Village Health Works

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foundation: the ELMA growth foundation

cluster: african social entrepreneurship

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year of inception: 2017

General support for a growing social enterprise focused on improving health, education, and nutrition

Village HopeCore International

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: ELMA community grants program

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year of inception: 2017

General support to a community organization that provides vulnerable children with access to education and medical care, and livelihood support to their caregivers to improve living conditions in Tharaka Nithi County

Vlaamse Vereniging voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking en Technische Bijstand (VVOB)

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: teacher training, development and support

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to strengthen early childhood education and early primary grade teaching practice systems

Vuleka

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: stronger schools providing quality education

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year of inception: 2017

General support for an organization focused on providing quality education to disadvantaged children by running low-cost schools

Wona Sanana

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: ELMA community grants program

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to provide technical support to The ELMA Community Grants Program Philanthropies staff and community-based organizations in Mozambique during the grant development and grant management processes