African Leadership Foundation

New York , NY   |  www.africanleadershipfoundation.org

Mission

The African Leadership Foundation's mission is to support transformational change in Africa by developing and connecting the next generation of African leaders.

Ruling year info

2006

Principal Officer

Bryden Sweeney-Taylor

Main address

PO Box 7408

New York , NY 10150 USA

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EIN

83-0425133

NTEE code info

Single Organization Support (T11)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

African Leadership Foundation is a grant making foundation. To date, all foundation grants have been awarded to African Leadership Academy, a nonprofit organization based in South Africa, and our program staff have supported the development of this school for young African leaders.

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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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African Leadership Foundation

Board of directors
as of 6/13/2019
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Board chair

Mr. Ed Brakeman

Ed Brakeman

Bain Capital

Chris Bradford

African Leadership Academy

Alex Cummings

Coca-Cola Company

Jon Cummings

McKinsey & Company

Ted Dintersmith

Charles River Ventures

Temp Keller Acton Academy

Joan Lonergan

Hewitt School

Richard Okello

Makena Capital Managment

Anthony Marx

New York Library

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes