The most widely known role of the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) is its funding of non-profit organisations that play a role in the development of our society. Members of the NLC share the public perception that this contribution to the development of our nation is the heart of the Commission’s work and it gives depth of meaning to all other activities. The NLC balances the desire to help valuable and inspiring initiatives and ensures that all monies allocated by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) are put to good use. The NLDTF allocate grants to organisations working in the following three sectors:
- Arts, culture and national heritage
- Sport and recreation
Pioneer Foods, one of Africa’s leading FMCG companies with globally trusted brands, has established an independent education and community trust as part of its broad based black economic empowerment initiatives. The Trust focuses on education initiatives and aims to uplift communities in the immediate surrounding areas of Pioneer Foods subsidiaries throughout South Africa. The PFECT Trust contributes towards buildings, equipment and programmes for public schools as well as educational institutions. The Trust also launched its national bursary programme in March 2014.
There are not many households in South Africa without at least one Pioneer Foods product. Our cereals, dried fruit, bread and rolls as well as baking products and juice are familiar names in kitchens across South Africa. Whether consumers are purchasing Sasko bread or Quick Treats, Safari dried fruit, Ceres juice, Bokomo Weetbix or Moir’s cake mix, Pioneer Foods is undoubtedly a staple in many South African homes.
HCI Foundation is the corporate social investment arm of HCI, a black empowerment investment company with its origins in the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union. Through its three major focus areas of Education and Professional Skills Training, Development and Enrichment, and Environment, the Foundation is committed to facilitating change in marginalised communities through interactive partnerships, to make a significant and sustainable impact.
The Abe Bailey Trust was established in terms of the Will of Sir Abe Bailey who died in 1940. The objective of the Abe Bailey Trust is to broaden the views of young South Africans by enabling South African students:
- to effect greater understanding and co-operation among those with various language and cultural backgrounds;
- to foster enterprise, commitment and effective participation in a common future; and
- to promote South African unity.
Anglo American is one of the world’s largest mining companies. With 70,500 permanent employees and 21,000 contractors in South Africa, we are the country’s largest private sector employer.
Juta is respected as South Africa’s pre-eminent academic and law publisher and is renowned for its output of quality academic, legal, professional and trade publications. Their passion is encouraging South African children to develop a love for reading and learning while helping teachers, schools and parents to support them. Juta strive to offer meaningful, tried and tested solutions to motivate children and help them to succeed as they recognise that literacy is the cornerstone of a child’s intellectual and personal growth. Juta has offered to contribute 2% of all book sales to FET Colleges as a donation to MOT South Africa.
RSM Betty & Dickson (Cape Town) provides a range of auditing, tax, advisory and fiduciary services to MOT South Africa on a pro bono basis. RSM Betty & Dickson is the South African member firm of RSM International, the world’s seventh largest international network of chartered accountants and business advisors.
Ayanda Mbanga Communications is a recruitment company which specialises in building employer brands and providing clients with various recruitment services. The company is the fastest-growing recruitment advertising brand in South Africa and has won more than 16 Sunday Times Recruitment Advertising Awards. Ayanda Mbanga Communications has been instrumental in the recruitment of staff, designing of posters and other promotional material for MOT South Africa.
MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet are South Africa’s biggest community support and fundraising programme for schools and charities. Swipe your MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet Card whenever you purchase from MySchool’s partners. These partners include Woolworths, Engen, Quick Shop, Waltons, Reggies, Toys R Us, Supa Quick, Club Travel, Altech Netstar, TonerTown, Evalunet, GetAhead, Kalahari.net, Jack’s Paint & Hardware, MySchool Travel. The partner, as part of their CSI (Corporate Social Investment) responsibility will donate a portion of your purchase to your beneficiary.