Motsepe foundation funds young people in business

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The Motsepe Foundation has already allocated R200 million to the 23 District Municipality/Metro – Motsepe Foundation Development Forums in the nine Provinces of South Africa for education, Religious Organisations, Worker Organisations and Women-owned Enterprises, and also Traditional Authorities, Youth-owned Enterprises, Sports, Music, Arts and other Charitable Organisations.A further R100 million has been allocated to other funding projects in South Africa and the rest of the African continent.

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The Motsepe Foundation will visit all the 9 Provinces in South Africa and hold meetings at all the 23 District Municipality/Metro – Motsepe Foundation Development Forums in South Africa and establish three new District Municipality/Metro – Motsepe Foundation Development Forums in KwaZulu Natal, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape and will also allocate R30 million (R10 million each) to the three newly established District Municipality/Metro-Motsepe Foundation Development Forums.

The Founder and Chairman of the Motsepe Foundation, Mr Patrice Motsepe said:

“Millions of South Africans are poor, unemployed and do not participate or benefit from the development and growth of the economy. The Motsepe Foundation is committed to continue making a humble contribution to the improvement and upliftment of their living conditions and lifestyles.

We will once more visit all the 23 District Municipality/Metro – Motsepe Foundation Development Forums in South Africa to conduct meetings with the local residents and other stakeholders to:

– evaluate the progress and impact of the projects that were initiated and funded since the formation of each District Municipality/Metro – Motsepe Foundation Development Forum and

– discuss the new projects that may be funded with the remainder of the funding that has been allocated to each District Municipality/Metro – Motsepe Foundation Development Forum.

“We knew that there would be challenges associated with the District Municipality/Metro – Motsepe Foundation Development Forums identifying and recommending projects for funding but we were keen to empower the local communities to take ownership of their development and upliftment processes and initiatives.”

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3rd National Roadshow Dates:

MPUMALANGA, 07 August: 09H00: KwaMhlanga – Showgrounds
FREE STATE, 18 August: 09H00: Qwaqwa – Tshiya hall and 14H00: Bloemfontein – Masenkeng Stadium
WESTERN CAPE, 27 August: 09H00: Khayelitsha – MewWay Hall and 14H00: Mitchells Plain – Mondale High School
NORTHERN CAPE, 29 August: 09H00: Kuruman – Ga-Segonyana Hall and 14H00: Kimberley – City Hall
NORTH WEST, 26 September: 09H00: Madibeng – Madibeng White Hall
EASTERN CAPE, 8 October: 09H00: East London – City Hall
KWAZULU NATAL, 8 October: 14H00: Richards Bay – Main Hall, Esikhawini Campus
If you believe your project does align with the Motsepe Foundation’s priorities and funding strategies, click here  http://www.motsepefoundation.org/applyforgrant.html to apply for assistance.

 

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