tutu home page"Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world."


-Archbishop Desmond Tutu



AFLI appreciates, and depends upon, the financial support of our sponsors, foundations, alumni and individuals. These generous contributions allow us to provide world-class programmes, and to sustain a growing network of high-potential leaders from across Africa.

There are several ways to contribute to AFLI’s vision and success, either as an individual or as an organisation. Please join us in making our funding goals a reality.

Making Paypal Donations

Please use the purple Paypal picture titled "Help Us Grow Africa's Future Leaders" to make a donation. 

Tax Deductible Donations in the USA

If you are in the United States, it is possible to make a tax-deductible donation to AFLI via the American Friends of the African Leadership Institute.

Gifts by check: Address your check to KBFUS, write “African Leadership Institute” in the memo section of the check, and send it to KBFUS, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10020.

Gifts by credit card:  Donations in various amounts can be made to AFLI a secure donation site managing AFLI's donations in the USA.  Please visit our page at that site.  

Gifts by wire transfer or to contribute other types of property: Contact KBFUS This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.r phone (212) 713-7660 and specify the contribution or gift is for AFLI.

Corporate Sponsorship

Become a sponsor of the prestigious Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellowship and enjoy access to a network of Africa’s top young leaders spanning a multitude of sectors. Corporate sponsorship packages start at USD 30,000.  Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., regarding corporate sponsorships.

Trusts and Foundations

The transformation of Africa is going to be achieved through this generation of young leaders. The Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellowship is a unique programme that equips leaders possessing a strong moral compass and unwavering resolve to elevate Africa’s profile, with the skills and knowledge required to create a stronger Africa. By investing in the development of these leaders, your trust or foundation will be maximizing its impacts on the continent.

High Net Worth Individuals

As we continue to develop AFLI, we are looking to wealthy individuals to seed our endowment fund. These individuals believe in proliferating the leadership values espoused by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and apart from their financial contributions, will have the opportunity to share their expertise and experience with the growing network of Tutu Fellows across the continent.


About AFLI




The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) is unique among leadership initiatives in that it focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.