Dr. Dennis Foundation

Grants & Funding

How we identify what to fund

The Foundation and our partners recognize the problem and its consequences. We aim to provide a quantitative description of the problem, including macro-level effects such as disease burden, economic vulnerability, and low educational attainment. This section highlights who suffers and why.

Basic Facts

To understand the problem, we present quick bulleted points of essential statistics or facts. These may include:

Impactful Funding

We analyze existing efforts to address the problem and identify gaps in funding. We assess what others are doing or not doing to tackle the issue, identify funding sources, and understand the potential for our intervention to make a difference.


The Vision of Success

We articulate our vision of success for this Strategy. We define the long-term projected impact and key expected outcomes we aim to achieve through our initiatives.

Key Initiatives


We list and briefly describe each of the initiatives within the Strategy. We emphasize the connections and complementarity between the programs. Specific targets for each component are outlined, and we highlight how the Foundation’s overall approach acts as a catalyst.

Key Players and Partners


We identify the most significant actors in the space, including grantees, influential partners, NGOs, co-funders, and government entities. We categorize the importance of each player in our programs and community projects.

Apply for a Grant

Dr. Dennis Foundation Grant Application

We are excited to announce the open call for the submission of Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Dr. Dennis Foundation (DDF) Grant. Our foundation is dedicated to addressing significant barriers to healthy and productive lives in Ghana, focusing on health inequity, persistent poverty, and the decline of public education. Through strategic and impactful investments, we aim to drive fundamental and sustained positive change in the nation.

Application Timeline:
The open call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) is now closed. We appreciate the overwhelming response and would like to thank all applicants for their submissions. Our team is currently reviewing all applications and supporting materials. The assessment process will take place over the coming weeks.

Selection Criteria:
Concept Notes will be meticulously reviewed based on various criteria, including the viability of the project over the proposed implementation period, its value for money, alignment with the DDF’s thematic areas, and its potential impact on national and global developmental goals. Regional diversity, scale, scope, and alignment with the DDF’s objectives will also be considered during the selection process.

Communication and Clarifications:
All applicants will be communicated to regarding the status of their application. During the processing period, which is currently underway, the DDF may reach out via email (drdennisfoundation@gmail.com) for any clarifications required. Applicants are requested to check their emails regularly during this time.

Proposal Submission and Funding:
Successful applicants will be notified and given three weeks to complete and submit full proposals for funding consideration. The DDF will review all proposals received and select the most promising projects for funding in the year 2022/2024.

Guidelines and Support:
Applicants can download the Grant Applications Guidelines for detailed information on how to apply for the DDF Grant. Additionally, we provide Concept Note Guidance & Template to assist in the application process.

We extend our best wishes to all applicants and express our gratitude for their commitment to driving positive change in Ghana. Selected organizations will receive the necessary guidance and support from the DDF to plan, design, and implement their projects, contributing to the overall monitoring, evaluation, and learning system of the foundation.

For any inquiries or further information, please contact us at drdennisfoundation@gmail.com.

Together, we can create a healthier, more prosperous, and educated future for all Ghanaians.

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