A study on extent and activities of family foundations in South Africa

Aug 31, 2005
  • Description

The intention of this study was to investigate the extent and activities of Family Foundation in South Africa. The quantitative aspect was to constitute a scooping exercise of family foundations; the quantitative aspect was to select five family foundations in terms of their identity as Muslim, Jewish, Christian, black african and Afrikaner. The rationale behind this methodology was to explore the entent to which religious, ethno-linguistic and racial constructions inform and extent of giving. Issues to be explored within this context included the structure, policies and decision-making procedures of the foundations.