U.S. Foundation Funding for Africa represents a firstever examination of grantmaking by the nation's foundation community specifically focused on continental Africa. Prepared by Foundation Center in cooperation with Africa Grantmakers' Affinity Group, this report captures all U.S. foundation funding focused on Africa, regardless of recipient location. Any foundation represented in Foundation Center's FC 1000 set with at least one grant focused on Africa was included. The FC 1000 data set captures funding by 1,000 of the largest U.S. private and community foundations and accounts for more than 75 percent of international giving by all U.S. foundations. See Methodology for additional details.