FOR COVID 19 RESPONSES
OBJECTIVE OF THE PILLAR:
Raise seed fund of ZAR10m and further advocate from members and member connections for target raise of ZAR100m.
Operate the established NPC InForum Foundation to allocate funding to member led initiatives.
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CALL TO ACTION:
Browse the initiative below and pledge financial or resource support.
Fund allocation principals:
Option 1 - Funder nominates funds to a specific initiative
Option 2 - Funder nominates % to an initiative and the balance to board discretion.
Option 3 - Funder nominates the board to apply funds.
I.T.O DONATIONS MADE TO InForum Foundation
Section 18A(1) of the Income Tax Act (Act 58 of 1962) provides for a deduction of donations in the form of cash or certain types of assets made, inter alia, to Public Benefit Organisations (PBOs) approved under section 30(1), provided that the donor is in possession of a valid receipt and the deduction does not exceed 10% of the donor’s taxable income.
InForum Foundation NPC No. K2020182254
PBO Reference No. 930068918
Income Tax Reference No. 9161149258
Advisory Board: Reuben Olifant, Dominic Oettl,
Themba Baloyi, Dhruv Pandit
Bank Details click here
MEMBER LED INITIATIVES
FUNDING TO ASSIST IN MEAL & HYGIENE PACK DELIVERIES
Led by Isak Pretorius, JAMINT prepare care packages containing meals and sanitation products, delivered to communities in need while educating individuals on hygiene practices!
FUNDING FOR VIRTUAL EDUCATION ACCESS FOR ALL
Led by Dominic Oettl this initiative will create desperately needed Open Educational Resources to be distributed in the Cloud and on TV to support virtual schooling in Africa
HUNGER RELIEF FOR THE POOREST COMMUNITIES
Led by Bashier Adam MealSA is raising funds toward 100 000 bags of mielie meal for vulnerable communities. This to support children who do not have the benefit of the School Nutrition Programme during the lockdown
FUND TO PROTECT AND SAVE 1-2 MILLION PEOPLE
Led by Elisabeth Moreno this initiative will use 3D printing to provide fast, efficient and affordable ways to mass produce facial masks, respirators valves, ventilators, and other equipments to combat the virus spread.
FUNDING TO ENSURE VENTILATORS FOR COVID PATIENTS
Led by Reuben Olifant Africa Breathe ventilators are critical to ensure patient survivability by supporting the respiratory function. Africa Breathe will support manufacturers of ventilators.
FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT
Led by Marc Lubner this initiative will address food security whilst educating and providing sanitizer, masks and instructions on Covid treatment. In addition we offer Covid screening from mobile clinics at our township sites .
HELD PREVENT GOOD BUSINESSES CLOSING DOWN
Led by Adam Craker COBRA will assist businesses to restructure their operations, access the extra financing required, and get the breathing space they need from creditors to get their companies back on track.
CLEAN WATER FOR COMMUNITIES IN NEED
Led by Andre Sturmer this initiative will inspect potential sites, drilling boreholes and setting up the infrastructure needed to provide township communities with water!
MINIMIZE THE SPREAD WITHIN COMMUNITIES
Led by Iftikhar Ebrahim this initiative plans to distribute reusable material masks to the general population who cannot afford them. Our goal is distribute 1 million material masks for Africa, we need to get SA safely back to work.
SUPPORTING VULNERABLE ARTISTS SUSTAINABLY
Led by Carl Bates, The Lockdown Collection to provide funds for The President's Solidarity Fund and a Vulnerable Artists Fund we have created. To establish sustainability of the initiative we need funding support.
OUR CORE PURPOSE
To create Funding Opportunities for Businesses that make a Positive Difference to everyone
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES
1) Realistic and Holistic Response Solutions
2) Sustainable and pragmatic interventions
3) Organised Rapid Response
4) Impactful and Purpose Driven
OUR CORE VALUES
1. Can do mindset that leads to tangible delivery.
We connect capable delivery driven leaders to where the most help is needed.
We ensure that governance and compliance is embraced as a necessary discipline in a transparent way to make the required an impact.
3. Compassionate - entrepreneurship with a purpose.
We partner with others to grow collective participation... we believe that playing fair allows everyone to win.
4. Integrity and Probity.
We embody a “beyond reproach” way of doing things.