The African Heritage Forum was established in January 2011.
Among its Objectives are:
- To educate the public about the Heritage of African people;
- To represent the interest of African Heritage;
- To ensure that African Heritage projects receive appropriate funding, is well publicised and that people of African descent play the leading role in how the heritage is presented and preserved;
- To support the initiatives of African Heritage organisations, practitioners and consultants;
- To be a source of information on African Heritage;
- To ensure the sustainability, consistency and legacy of the Forum;
- To promote community cohesion, intergenerational work, and social inclusion;
- To promote the mental and moral improvement of society.