Upcoming Events

May 31 - June 4
Safari w/ a Purpose


Our Safari with a Purpose enables individuals to experience the Serengeti while aiding the conservation of the 350,000-acre private concession and supporting the 20+ neighboring villages. This five-day trip includes safari drives through the Grumeti concession, meeting anti-poaching teams and meeting local families, while staying at the Singita Sawaska Lodge and Sabora Tented Camp at the Grumeti Reserve.

Summer 2020
Topgolf Fundraiser


Tee off to raise money and support for ACCF’s circle-of-life programs in Africa! Network with influential members of the Twin Cities business community, pro athletes, celebrities, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and friends…don’t forget to bring your clients!

More information will be released soon. Call ACCF CEO, Brady Forseth at 612-910-4450 for sponsorship inquiries.

Past Events

February 8, 2020
Wayzata Chilly Open

Chilly Open

African Community & Conservation Foundation supports the Wayzata Chilly Open. Since 1984 thousands of Minnesotans head to Lake Minnetonka for this unique frozen golf event to celebrate our “chilly” winter season. The course is made up of three 9-hole golf courses right on the ice. Please join us for an awesome day in the outdoors.

Golfers, please stop by ACCF’s sponsored hole to say hi and have a chance to win a spot at the upcoming Topgolf Tusker Tee Off fundraiser. For more information please CLICK HERE.

December 3, 2019
Giving Tuesday

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Help ACCF celebrate philanthropy and volunteerism where people give whatever they are able to give and is a day where citizens work together to share commitments, rally for favorite causes, build a stronger community, and think about other people.

Donate to ACCF’s sustainable human impact and conservation work in Africa →

GivingTuesday was established as a national day of giving (online) on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving.

November, 14 2019
Give to the Max Day MN

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Minnesota’s 24-hour online give-a-thon, Give to the Max Day, is coming up on November 14! Visit Give-M-N-dot-org and give back to support ACCF’s work in Africa! We are a local foundation with global impact!

DONATE HERE to ACCF’s work on 11/14

GiveMN links donors with organizations that are working to make Minnesota a better place. Its online giving website,, enables charitable giving any time and any place, allowing people to donate with ease and enthusiasm. GiveMN brings innovation, energy and fresh ideas to Minnesota generosity. GiveMN is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

October 26, 2019


Join us in the Electric Jungle on October 26th as we celebrate the “anti-gala” and enjoy custom exotic cocktails, interactive performers and unbelievable sights and sounds.

Turning the gala format on its head, we’re changing the face and tone of fundraising for the causes we are passionate about by inviting our guests and donors to the “anti-gala.” We’re creating unique, immersive experiences to deliver a night like you have never before experienced.

September, 27 2019
UN General Assembly

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During the UN General Assembly yesterday, the UNODC #DohaDeclaration discussion panel highlighted the ACCF and Grumeti Fund partnership, as well as the work of the Grumeti Fund.

Wesley Gold and Alina Peter were incredible panelists and we are proud of the Grumeti Fund team who are creating sustainable impact in Tanzania.

September 10, 2019
ACCF Impact Benefit

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An evening of fundraising and an exhibit of Roberto Dutesco’s photography during NY Fashion Week. At ACCF we believe in like-minded organizations co-creating and collaborating on initiatives with a shared vision and mission.

ACCF would like to acknowledge the generous support from our partnering organizations and our host, the Chase Contemporary Gallery. A special thank you goes out to Donna Karan, Sofie Rovenstine, Justin Tuck and all who were able to attend! Learn more →

June 24-25, 2019
Startup Extreme

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Startup Extreme was created by Startup Norway in 2015 with a mission to showcase the Norwegian startup scene internationally and professionalize the Norwegian startup ecosystem—ultimately, to support the next generation of great, world-conquering, Norwegian companies.

ACCF was the featured non profit at this year’s Startup Extreme.

March 2019
Safari with a Purpose

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On March 22, 2019, African Community & Conservation Foundation’s (ACCF) leaders, Brady Forseth and Pete Mattson, had the privilege to host ACCF Ambassador Josh Duhamel, in addition to Taylor Moor, Kendahl Prokop, Scott Riedl, Will Kelleher, and Mick Kelleher for a humanitarian and conservation safari on the Serengeti.

We are  pleased to announce that Josh Duhamel recently joined the ACCF board to increase awareness of our mission. Learn More

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