Nigeria Youth Futures Fund: Ford, MacArthur Foundations, LEAP Africa launch Project

A member of Nigerian youth to benefit from Nigeria Youth Futures Fund

Ford Foundation and MacArthur Foundation in close partnership with LEAP Africa, have announced the launch of the Nigeria Youth Futures Fund (NYFF), a new $5 million fund tailored to support and strengthen the youth leadership ecosystem in Nigeria. NYFF is a five-year collaborative fund with $3 million seed capital from the Ford Foundation and $2 million from the MacArthur Foundation to facilitate young people’s leadership and civic engagement in Nigeria, with the goal of raising $15 million from additional partners and other foundations. The fund would be managed by Leadership,…

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