WHAT IS A COMMUNITY FOUNDATION?Β 

Community Foundations are grantmaking public charities that are dedicated to improving the lives of people in a defined local geographical area.Β 

Who’s who in Bergrivier?

Take a look at our interactive maps of the Bergrivier area separated into wards showing NPO’s and NGO’s.
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OUR VALUES

The Community Foundation is committed to the following as essential to our success.Β  To our donors, stakeholders and to one another we make the following commitments:

OUR SUPPORTERS

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British
Council

Southern Africa
Trust

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Resources

Global Fund for Community Foundations

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Together we make all the difference

In partnership with Umoya Community, we recently facilitated a series of Small, Medium, and Micro Enterprise (SMME) Development workshops aimed at nurturing entrepreneurial talent within the Bergrivier area. These workshops provided comprehensive training and mentorship to a cohort of 11 small businesses, equipping them with essential skills and knowledge to thrive in their respective industries. Following a rigorous selection process, we are delighted to announce that six outstanding businesses have been chosen to receive a grant, enabling them to further expand and strengthen their enterprises. The moment of revelation, capturing their joy and excitement upon learning of their successful grant applications, has been encapsulated in a short clip. We are immensely proud to support the growth and development of these deserving entrepreneurs, and we remain committed to fostering a vibrant ecosystem for small business success in our community. ... See MoreSee Less
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🌟 We are thrilled to announce that on February 17th, we successfully hosted our first CAF Committee training session for the year! πŸŽ‰ The primary aim of this training was to provide our new committee members with a comprehensive understanding of their roles and responsibilities within the CAF Committee. We are excited to have such dedicated individuals on board! 🀝 During the session, we established clear targets, brainstormed innovative fundraising ideas, and finalized important dates for the year ahead. πŸ’‘ We're eager to put these plans into action and make a positive impact in the Bergrivier area. As we embark on this journey, we urge you, our valued community members, to keep an eye out for upcoming fundraising initiatives. Your support is invaluable in helping us raise the necessary funds to provide grants for various projects in our community. Together, we can make a real difference! πŸ’ͺ Stay tuned for updates and let's work together to create positiv#bergriviercommunityr#FundraisingEffortsi#communitysupportitySupport ... See MoreSee Less
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"β›³ Swing into action! πŸŒοΈβ€β™‚οΈ Don't miss your shot at glory – submit your golf day entries now! πŸ“† Deadline is approaching, so tee up and join the fun! 🚩 #GolfDayEntries #TeeTimeReminder"We are extremely excited to host our first fundraiser for the yearβ›³πŸŒ. Application forms are available,so grab yours quickly- don't miss out!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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We are delighted with the successful implementation of MyMachine in 2023. A hearty thanks and appreciation to Open Design Afrika for driving this strong partnership. ... See MoreSee Less
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At ICA we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the Bergrivier community through our four issue-based funds. These funds,fueled by generosity of our community, support vital initiatives in the Bergrivier area.Now, we're opening up opportunities for passionate individuals to join our committee and contribute to the greater good.As a committee member, you'll actively participate in fundraising initiatives alongside ICA. Your efforts will directly impact the allocation of grants to the Bergrivier community.Ready to make a difference? If you meet the criteria and are interested in joining our committee, please fill out the form using the link below. Specify which fund resonates with you most,and let's create positive change!!Due date: 30 January 2024NOTE: THIS IS A VOLUNTARY POSITION,NOT AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT. form.jotform.com/240180676790562 ... See MoreSee Less
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πŸ“’Just a friendly reminder, due date for receiving applications is tomorrow, Friday 19th January 2024.✨🌱Smart Start Academy (Afterschool Program) in Piketberg has a consultancy opportunity for a Foundation Phase Teacher. Working days: Monday - ThursdayTime: 14:00 - 17:30A complete CV accompanied by a cover letter and all certified documents, as well as contactable references, can be send to:behance@theinitiative.org.za.Closing dates for applications:Friday, 19 January 2024Start date: As soon as possibleIf you have any additional questions please contact Behance at 022 913 1007 ... See MoreSee Less
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OUR MISSION

We facilitate citizen engagement and encourage the strategic use of assets inΒ rural communities so locals can lead and manage their own development.Β 

OUR VISION

Communities that are vibrant, sustainable and resilient – with unlimited Opportunities.

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