Who we are

Who we are

Since 2010, we have managed funds worth more than $70m (GHS348m) and have an impressive track record in delivering a successful programme that has supported 232 partner organisations across every district in Ghana. We became the STAR Ghana Foundation in 2018 as an independent registered company limited by guarantee.

The STAR Ghana Foundation has an established network across civil society, media and government, we have experience of galvanising change which addresses pressing development and social challenges. We are non-partisan and work to the highest standards of transparency in our management systems and reporting. We uphold the highest standards for our work, with strong technical expertise, robust financial and programme management, and quality administration systems.

The Governing Council is responsible for its overall management and strategic oversight and direction, while the Programme Management Team, based in Accra, manages the day-to-day running of the programme. 

Governing Council 

The governing council is responsible for providing strategic direction to the Foundation from a national perspective, and for setting out a clear plan and vision for for the Foundation. It is accountable to the subscribers who appointed the members of the governing council. 

Meet the governing council 

Programme management team

STAR Ghana's programme management team has a wealth of experience in development, civil society strengthening, social development, tackling exclusion and more.

Meet the programme team

Our funders

STAR Ghana has been funded by major international institutional funders, including USAID (2010-2015), UK aid, European Union (EU) and DANIDA. During the transition phase (2018-2020) the STAR Ghana Foundation will continue to be funded by UK aid, DANIDA and the EU. We have a funders’ committee - responsible for providing general oversight of the programme, from the perspective of international development partners. Committee members are accountable to their respective ministers and parliaments for ensuring that STAR-Ghana delivers its intended results, while representing value for money for taxpayers.

Management consortium partners

During the transition phase (2018-2020), the STAR Ghana Foundation will continue to be managed by a consortium led by Christian Aid with Humentum, the Overseas Development Institute, Social Development Direct, Nkum Associates and On Our Radar. View our consortium partners





With Thanks to our Funders

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