Nature Conservation, Water and Sanitation

The Motsepe Foundation has supported the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which has done extensive work in wildlife conservation on the African continent. An amount of €2 250 000 was given to the organisation in 2013.

Social Entrepreneurship & Education

Our goal is to expose gifted African students and entrepreneurs to global institutions of learning. Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) sponsorship towards social entrepreneurship: The Motsepe Foundation has committed a donation to the HKS towards African students who wish to improve their knowledge on social entrepreneurship, in particular, systems entrepreneurship. The Motsepe Foundation partnered with the…


The Motsepe Foundation has contributed to global health research into developing a cure for HIV/AIDS. The donation was done to the RED campaign, an initiative founded by renowned activist and Musician, Bono. On the African continent, the Motsepe Foundation recently contributed to the global fight against Ebola, making a contribution of US$1 million to the…

Latest News

A Cause for Celebration; Motsepe Foundation Hosts its Inaugural Bursary Alumni Ceremony

Sandton, Johannesburg, 28 July 2017 – Today, the Motsepe Foundation held its inaugural alumni ceremony in honour of the recipients of its bursary programme, who have recently completed their tertiary studies at some of the country’s top universities. The ceremony took place at The Forum Di Data Campus, in Bryanston, between 10h00 and 13h00, where…

Eisteddfod Press Release

30 June 2017 THE DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION PARTNERS WITH MOTSEPE FOUNDATION TO HOST 2017 ABC MOTSEPE SCHOOL EISTEDDFOD The Departments of Basic Education, Arts &Culture, and the Motsepe Foundation bring you the second annual ABC Motsepe Schools Eisteddfod. The national competition will take place from 4 – 7 July 2017 at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg,…

Quarterly Newsletter May 2017

Note from the Motsepe Foundation CEO The past public holiday afforded me a moment to reflect on the work of the Motsepe Foundation; how far we’ve come, and how much we have yet to achieve. This national holiday reminds us of the fragility of our hard-earned freedom and rights in SA. As a Foundation, we...


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