Since its commencement of activities in 2005 the ELMA Foundation has grown into one of the world’s largest private foundations focused exclusively on children in Africa.
The ELMA Relief Foundation provides post-disaster emergency assistance throughout the globe with special attention to the needs of children, who often suffer disproportionately in the aftermath of such tragedies.
The ELMA South Africa Foundation funds selected causes specifically within the country of South Africa.
The ELMA Music Foundation invests in programs that extend opportunities to underprivileged youth to study and create music, or provide support services to musicians in need.
Beginning its grant-investing activities in 2012, the ELMA Vaccines and Immunization Foundation seeks to improve vaccine and immunization coverage for children.
Launched in 2013, the ELMA Growth Foundation invests exclusively in Africa in the growth or expansion of initiatives focused on the economic and social development of low-income individuals, families, and communities.
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From locations in New York, Cape Town, Kampala, and Johannesburg, The ELMA Philanthropies Services provides philanthropic advisory services to The ELMA Group of Foundations. These services include: developing investment strategies, identifying grant-investing opportunities, monitoring grant-investment performance, and establishing strategic partnerships.
The ELMA Group of Foundations provides sizeable philanthropic assistance to high impact initiatives within each Foundation’s area of focus.