The New Nigeria Foundation (NNF) was incorporated in November 2000 as a non-governmental organisation to promote sustainable community development initiatives through public private partnerships. NNF mobilizes resources from international development and UN Agencies, private and public institutions, federal and state governments amongst others. NNF has two offices in Nigeria; one in Victoria Island, Lagos and another in Warri, Delta State.
Vision: Sustainable socio-economic development of communities through public-private partnerships.
Mission: To provide a platform for strategic private and public sector collaboration, aimed at promoting sustainable socio-economic development activities in communities.
NNF’s Strategy: NNF employs the concept of public private partnerships to implement its projects. The Foundation currently implements productive and social sector development projects to reduce poverty, generate wealth, create jobs, and improve health and general well-being at the community level in several states. The strategy adopted in implementing these projects involves partnering with local organizations in projects implementation, engaging and partnering with local and state governments and implementing result-oriented, performance measuring systems to monitor and evaluate projects.
The Foundation has worked in 35 of the 36 states in Nigeria and in several sectors including health, agriculture, education, transportation, human rights and security, employment generation, energy and so on.
Project Partners: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Foundation (UNF), World Bank, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), USAID, Department for International Development (DFID), German Technical Cooperation (GTZ), States Government, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, National Investment Promotion Council, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, David and Lucille Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, and Shell Petroleum Development Company, among others.