Welcome to our new partners!
Our fiscal sponsor FJC is a 501 (c) (3) public foundation in New York City. Thanks to their professional staff and client-friendly approach, we are now positioned to expand our donor base.
The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) in the U.S. has entered into a long-term partnership with us to support our Playtime in Africa Initiative through its Global Citizen Project.
The Foundation for Contemporary Art in Ghana is a vital force in the Accra Arts scene. FCA members collaborate with us on shared interests.
The institutions, groups, artists, cultural activists and individual supporters who donate their time, finances, in-kind resources and skills are critical to the success of our mission. We recognize our current, recent and past partners below and say a big aseda (thanks)!
|Friends of Mmofra is a Spokane-based, child-centered nonprofit promoting cultural-artistic-local-global-photographic-literary-indoor-outdoor-serious play.|
|The Ghana AIDS Commission has provided major support to the Mmofra Against AIDS campaign, which uses art, writing, and drama to communicate age-appropriate information about HIV/AIDS to children aged 4-15.|
|The Ghana Chamber of Mines gave us administrative and program support in our early years, enabling us to extend our services to more children in our immediate community.|
|The Ghana Fire Service has worked with us on safety awareness education for children.|
|The Ghana National Service Secretariat was particularly helpful in our early years with logistic support and service personnel for our seminars and exhibitions|
|The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ghana gave funds for the reading clinic program.|
|The Embassy of the Republic of France in Ghana in partnership with the Goethe Institut and Mmofra Foundation produced the 2007 Willis E. Bell Calendar on the 50th anniversary of Ghana’s independence as part of Ghana’s photographic heritage.|
|The Embassy of the United States in Ghana gave funding for the purchase of equipment for the Bell Archive Project|
|The Goethe-Institut Ghana under the leadership of Eleonore Sylla has provided archival expertise in support of the Willis Bell Photo Archive project and collaborated in the production of a commemorative 2007 photo calender as well as the publication of Ghana Through the Lens, a photo essay highlighting Willis Bell’s portraits of Ghanaian life in the mid-20th century.|
|The Ghana Cultural Fund, a program of the Danish Centre for Culture and Development, provided a grant for our reading clinic program|
|The UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA) sponsored a film project as a part of the Mmofra Against AIDS campaign, providing age-appropriate information about HIV/AIDS to children aged 4-15.|
|UNICEF Ghana has sponsored a series of Illustrators’ Workshops in partnership with Mmofra Foundation, inviting international artists to share their expertise in illustrating books for children.|
|Afram Publications, Ltd has consistently donated material support for Mmofra’s activities and has collaborated with us in the publication of two children’s audio-books, Tahinta! and Voice in the Forest.|
|Creative Storm Ghana collaborated with us on the Efua Sutherland Theater Festival.|
|Cross Cultural Collaborative hosted an illustrator’s workshop with us through ABA Tours.|
|Ecobank Ghana are our bankers, and have also given us program support.|
|EdenTree Ltd has been a neighbor and all-round supporter since our very first days, particularly with the volunteered services of its staff.|
|Fan Milk gave us early program and administrative support.|
|GoldenTree has sponsored reading clinic programs.|
|Noble Friends has raised money and collected book donations for us in the UK.|
|North American Women’s Association of Ghana provided funding for the reading clinic program.|
|Nubuke Foundation has partnered with us on the Ghana Through the Lens Photo exhibition as well as other arts collaborations.|
|Sixteen47 , through owner Helen Teague, provided administrative, technical and logistical support in our early years.|
|Société Générale – Social Security Bank has been a sponsor of the language club.|
|W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Centre has provided venues for some of our events and historical material to be shared with children.|
|Wild Gecko Handicrafts has carried our products in its store and supported our art exhibitions.|
|WorldReader has consulted us on children’s literature in Ghana, local publishing, and ebooks for Kindle|