FirstRand Foundation

Established in 1998, the FirstRand Foundation is the legal vehicle through which FirstRand Ltd. and its major brands (First National Bank, Rand Merchant Bank, and WesBank) direct their individual and collective corporate social investment (CSI).

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Hotazel Manganese Mine Education Trust (HMMET)

HMMET was established to undertake and to complete projects for the educational upliftment of the Northern Cape, primarily for the benefit of residents in Joe Morolong local municipality, and also for the residents of John Taolo district municipality.

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Rand Merchant Bank Fund

As one of South Africa’s leading investment banks, Rand Merchant Bank continually strives to be a good corporate citizen and to secure a sustainable future for all its stakeholders.

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The innovation edge

New fund to support innovation in early learning in SA.

Do you have a great idea for supporting early learning in South Africa? If so, we’d like to hear it!

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UTi Empowerment Trust

The UTi Empowerment Trust is an independent trust established by UTi in 2004. It provides quality education to black South Africans, enabling them to fulfil their dreams through tertiary education. Through the everyday efforts of UTi employees, the UET receives funding from dividends paid on profits generated by UTi South Africa.

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Vestas Empowerment Trust

The strategy of the Vestas Empowerment Trust is concentrated on improving primary school education outcomes in the Grahamstown area in the Eastern Cape. The Trust is committed to supporting socio-economic development initiatives that are directed towards the alleviation of poverty and the development of communities in this area.

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WesBank Fund

WesBank is committed to supporting development initiatives that are directed towards the alleviation of poverty and the development of communities in South Africa.

The fund’s budget is largely dedicated to food security and agricultural livelihoods programming.

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