Funding and Finances

GroundUp is currently supported by these grants (alphabetical order, rounded to nearest R10,000, recorded when received):

Funds received in 2017

  • Millennium Trust: R600,000 (September 2017)
  • Bertha Foundation: R550,000 (July 2017)
  • Raith Foundation: R1,030,000 (May 2017)
  • Indigo Trust: R340,000 (May 2017)
  • Open Society Foundation: R800,000 (February 2017)
  • Claude Leon Foundation: R250,000 (January 2017)
  • Cameron Schrier: R250,000 (January 2017)

Funds received in 2016

  • Cameron Schrier Foundation: R350,000 (November 2016)
  • Open Society Foundation: R420,000 (August 2016)
  • Bertha Foundation: R550,000 (July 2016)
  • South Africa Development Fund: R150,000 (June 2016)
  • Raith Foundation: R940,000 (May, 2016)
  • Millennium Trust: R550,000 (April 2016)
  • Claude Leon Foundation: R250,000 (March 2016)
  • Open Society Foundation: R520,000 (January 2016)

Funds received before 2016

  • Bertha Foundation: R500,000 for 2015/16
  • Claude Leon Foundation: R250,000 for 2015
  • Indigo Trust: R397,000 for 2015/16
  • Millennium Trust: R500,000 for 2015
  • Raith Foundation R850,000 for 2015
  • South Africa Development Fund: R325,000 for 2015/16

We are negotiating further grants and will update this page if and when those are confirmed.

We also receive small private donations.

Because we are a joint project of Community Media Trust and the Centre for Social Science Research, our financial information is reported in their annual reports and audits.

Last updated 3 November 2017.

GroundUp is currently supported by these grants (alphabetical order, amounts are rounded to nearest R10,000):

  • Bertha Foundation: R500,000 for 2015/16
  • Claude Leon Foundation: R250,000 for 2015
  • Indigo Trust: R397,000 for 2015/16
  • Millenium Foundation: R500,000 for 2015
  • Raith Foundation R850,000 for 2015
  • South Africa Development Fund: R325,000 for 2015/16

We are negotiating further grants and will update this page if and when those are confirmed.

We also receive small private donations.

Because we are a joint project of Community Media Trust and the Centre for Social Science Research, our financial information is reported in their annual reports and audits.

Last updated 6 March 2015.

- See more at: http://groundup.org.za/finances#sthash.FAwrOBBS.dpuf