The word ‘philanthropy’ is derived from the Greek terms ‘to love’ and ‘human being’. Philanthropy is most often associated with big names and big money, the distant domain of foundations and billionaires. But, in Africa, a culture of giving is part of the fabric of our lives and our communities.
Learn about the key steps to consider when donating; understand the role of the non-profit sector in South Africa; different ways to support the sector; when you should consider establishing a foundation; and what the tax consequences are of donating directly to non-profit organisations.
The Giving Pledge is a commitment by the world's wealthiest individuals and families to dedicate the majority of their wealth to giving back. Signatories include South Africans, Patrice and Precious Motsepe.