Profiles

Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation

Post Office Box 30
Sunyani/Ntotroso, Brong Ahafo Region 233
Ghana
352096916/0352097116 www.nadef.org

Mission

To empower communities through grants, knowledge-sharing, partnership and capacity building to achieve sustainable development.

2008 Year Founded
$3,700,000 Endowment Value
$30,000 Total Annual Grantmaking
Identifying Information
OrganizationNewmont Ahafo Development Foundation
Address 1Post Office Box 30
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownSunyani/Ntotroso
State / RegionBrong Ahafo Region
ZIP / Postal Code233
CountryGhana
ContinentAfrica
Map Address (If Different)
Map City / Town (If Different)Sunyani
Map State / Region (If Different)Brong-Ahafo
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)
Map Country (If Different)Ghana
Phone352096916/0352097116
Emailinfo@nadef.org
Websitewww.nadef.org
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Joseph Danso, Mr
Primary Contact’s NameJoseph Danso
Primary Contact’s PositionExecutive Secretary
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded2008
Mission StatementTo empower communities through grants, knowledge-sharing, partnership and capacity building to achieve sustainable development.
Organization DescriptionOther
Other DescriptionCommunity/Corporate Foundation
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced90,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)10
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Board Members9
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$30,000
Does Organization Have an EndowmentYes
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal Year$3,700,000
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsA little improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed an important role
Philanthropic giftsNo role
Grassroots activismPlayed a centrally important role
Inadequate government servicesPlayed a slight role
Changes in the political environmentNo role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed an important role
Government initiative fundingPlayed a slight role
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed a centrally important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingPlayed a slight role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesNo role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodLots of time
LocallyFair amount of time
RegionallyVery little time
NationallyVery little time
InternationallyNone
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingImportant but not central
Having local people as leaders in the organizationImportant but not central
Seeking local donationsSlightly important
Having a gender balance in the organizationImportant but not central
Board reflective of community diversityCentrally important
Building an endowmentCentrally important
Serving donor needsN/A
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityN/A
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equityCentrally important
Accountability to local peopleCentrally important
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyImportant but not central
Community developmentCentrally important
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureFair amount
EducationLot
EnvironmentFair amount
HealthLot
Human and social servicesLot
Human rightsFair amount
International relationsLot
ReligionLittle
Economic developmentLot
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityLittle
Information technologyLot
Strengthening local or regional governmentLot
HousingFair amount
ChildrenLot
WaterLot
Alternative energyLittle
Disaster reliefNot at all
Advocacy with authoritiesFair amount
Job trainingLot
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernDid not answer
Promote collaboration between granteesDid not answer
Promote understanding of public policyDid not answer
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsDid not answer
AdvocacyDid not answer
Loaned staffDid not answer
ResearchDid not answer
Community needs assessmentDid not answer
Leadership developmentDid not answer
InternshipsDid not answer
Providing space for local organizationsDid not answer
Access to information technologyDid not answer
Publishing/knowledge sharingDid not answer
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyDid not answer
CrimeDid not answer
Trust among different sections of the communityDid not answer
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesDid not answer
Social position of marginalized groupsDid not answer
Responsiveness of authoritiesDid not answer
Appropriateness of public policiesDid not answer
Value of community assetsDid not answer
Quality of the environmentDid not answer
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityDid not answer
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsDid not answer
Networks and links between different parts of the communityDid not answer
Gender equityDid not answer
Charitable giving through the community foundationDid not answer
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingDid not answer
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyDid not answer
CrimeDid not answer
Trust among different sections of the communityDid not answer
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesDid not answer
Social position of marginalized groupsDid not answer
Responsiveness of authoritiesDid not answer
Appropriateness of public policiesDid not answer
Value of community assetsDid not answer
Quality of the environmentDid not answer
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityDid not answer
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsDid not answer
Networks and links between different parts of the communityDid not answer
Gender equityDid not answer
Charitable giving through the community foundationDid not answer
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingDid not answer
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsDid not answer
Informal associations of citizensDid not answer
Non-governmental organizationsDid not answer
Local governmentDid not answer
National governmentDid not answer
UniversitiesDid not answer
SchoolsDid not answer
BusinessesDid not answer
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersDid not answer
Regional association of grantmakersDid not answer
Global Fund for Community FoundationsDid not answer
Particular foundationDid not answer
Other organizationDid not answer
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsDid not answer
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workDid not answer
Local people control what our organization doesDid not answer
Have local people represented on our boardDid not answer
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doDid not answer
Actively engage local people as volunteersDid not answer
All of our board is composed of local peopleDid not answer
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearDid not answer
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingDid not answer
Better legal or fiscal environmentDid not answer
More volunteersDid not answer
Access to advice or technical assistanceDid not answer
Better local culture of givingDid not answer
Stronger civil societyDid not answer
More responsive authoritiesDid not answer
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsDid not answer
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

Most Meaningful Change

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