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HUMANITARIANS OF AFRICA AWARDS

The award is an offshoot of the humanitarians of Africa project where we have been showcasing African nonprofit founders doing great work. We are bringing much-needed visibility to Africa’s unsung heroes and problem solvers in the nonprofit sector. Nominations begin April 15th 2024

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

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  • SDG Focus: Clearly articulate and provide evidence on how their work contribute to specific SDGs, highlighting the goals, targets, or indicators that their initiatives address.
  • Residency or Operation in Africa: Nominees must either be residents of African countries or operate their humanitarian initiatives within Africa, demonstrating a direct impact on African communities.
  • Nonprofit Status or Social Impact Status: Nominees may include individuals, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, or grassroots initiatives that are dedicated to addressing humanitarian challenges in Africa. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to social impact and improving the well-being of communities, particularly those facing vulnerability or marginalization.
  • Innovation and Creativity: Nominees should showcase innovative approaches, strategies, or solutions that demonstrate creativity, ingenuity, and effectiveness in addressing humanitarian challenges. This could include the development or application of new technologies, novel methodologies, or unique partnerships to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Demonstration Of Impact and Sustainability: Nominees should demonstrate a measurable and sustainable impact on the communities they serve for at least 2 years. The impact should be clearly documented and supported by evidence, testimonials, or other relevant indicators.

AWARD TIMELINE

Nominations run from April 15th to June 30th, 2024.

Nominations Review July 2024

Winners Announcement At The Summit September 7th 2024

our Judges are made up of various experts in the nonprofit sector and category winners will be selected based on;

IMPACT
SDG GOAL FOCUS
CONSISTENCY
PROOF OF WORK

The final winners will be announced on September 7th 2024, at the Social Impact Marketing Summit Online. Updates will be live on our website.

Winners will be contacted based on the information provided in their submission, badges will be given as well as other perks that come with winning.

2023 IN NUMBERS

27
Countries Represented
12
Awards
1000+
Nominations
60
Nominees

We Are Open To Partnerships & Sponsorships

We are happy to work with organizations committed to driving positive change and making a difference in Africa's humanitarian sector. Through strategic partnerships, we aim to amplify our impact, expand our reach, and further support the individuals and organizations working tirelessly to address pressing challenges in communities across the continent.

What We Offer Partners and Supporters.

Sustained exposure for your brand to African audio creatives via our newsletter, website, awards submission process, and social media channels.

Engage influencers around targeted genres.

Align your brand with high-value press and broadcast coverage for this fast-emerging nonprofit sector.

Gain visibility through social media sharing by our participants and members of the community.

We engage the community via social media, newsletter, website, and submissions platforms.

Post summit and awards publicity for up to 9months

Ready To Partner?

Whether you’re a nonprofit organization, corporate partner, or individual passionate about driving positive change in Africa, we invite you to explore partnership opportunities. Together, we can honor, celebrate, and empower the unsung heroes who are shaping the future of  the impact work in Africa. Join us in making a difference – because together, our voices are stronger.

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