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…

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Johannesburg, 27 November 2017.  Thousands of South Africans from all walks of life gathered at Soccer City on Sunday 26 September 2017 to observe a National Day of Prayer, aimed at uniting the country’s various faith communities to find solutions to South Africa’s social and other challenges. In a faith-driven but very festive atmosphere, at…

National Day of Prayer, FNB Stadium, 26 November 2017

MOTSEPE FOUNDATION AND RELIGIOUS AND FAITH-BASED ORGANISATIONS HOST A NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR ALL SOUTH AFRICANS   The Motsepe Foundation has been honoured and privileged over the years to have worked and built relationships with the respected representative Religious and Faith-Based organisations in South Africa, whose names appear on the attached document. Religious and Faith-Based organisations…

Quarterly Newsletter November 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we wish to update you on the work that the Motsepe Foundation has undertaken over the past 9 months. The application process for the 2018 intake is currently open to students who reside within the Foundation’s Development Forum network across the country. Applications will be open until the end of October 2017, after which...


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