Diakonia is a development organization working with local partner organizations in more than 30 countries.
The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa plays an active role in encouraging open, informed dialogue about issues of public importance. Visit website
The Hanns Seidel Foundation runs around 100 projects in 60 countries worldwide. The focus of these projects is on strengthening civil society, civic involvement and promoting the rule of law, education and management training, raising environmental awareness and advising decision-makers in politics, business and administration. Visit website
Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world.
Oxfam is a globally renowned aid and development charity with 70 years of experience, working and campaigning with partners in over 90 countries worldwide. Visit website
The Ford Foundation is an independent, nonprofit grant-making organization. For more than half a century it has worked with courageous people on the frontlines of social change worldwide, guided by its mission to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement. Visit website
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. Each year, NED makes more than 1,200 grants to support the projects of non-governmental groups abroad who are working for democratic goals in more than 90 countries. Visit website
Paul Sutherland founded the Utopia Foundation in 2007 with the team support of innovative and dedicated fellow board members. Utopia Foundation provides opportunities for people to express their good intentions in local and international communities. Visit website
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper. It is part of the Guardian Media Group, owned by The Scott Trust Limited. The Trust was created in 1936 "to secure the financial and editorial independence of The Guardian in perpetuity and to safeguard the journalistic freedom and liberal values of The Guardian free from commercial or political interference." Visit website