CSI

WE TAKE PRIDE IN IMPROVING

THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ALL COMMUNITIES

CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT

IDC Partners With Fanang Diatla to Give Helping Hand to Gamathabatha Community October 27, 2020 IDC DONATES TO GIFT OF GIVERS AND SOLIDARITY FUND April 16, 2020 The women's craft and heritage month exhibition August 26, 2019 IDC’s social investment helps rural school May 7, 2019 Sharing ideas on youth-owned businesses May 7, 2019 IDC Gallery - Artist Profiles April 15, 2019 Mining Artwork Exhibition: Mining through the eyes of South African Artists February 13, 2019 Public-private partnership invests over R34 million in Limpopo and Eastern Cape schools January 30, 2019

PRINCIPLES

IN SELECTING INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT

 

in identifying initiatives to be supported, the following principles shall be followed:

Developmental – holistic long-term investment in projects

Alignment with the vision and strategy of the Corporation

Alignment with country's developmental priorities

Alignment with relevant Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDG's)

Alignment with socio-economic development element of the B-BBEE

Benefit the most marginalised members of society, with a focus on youth, women and people with disabilities

Internal and external collaboration to maximise impact and leverage resources

Sustainability of initiatives in terms of development, reach and impact; and

Monitoring and evaluation

CSI FOCUS AREAS

EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT

CONSUMER EDUCATION

SPECIAL PROJECTS

EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEERING AND GIVING

KEY CRITERIA

The following institutions/organisations will be eligible for grant funding:

 

  • Registered non-profit organisations in terms of Non-profit organisations Act;
  • Registered non-profit companies in terms of the Non-profit Companies Act;
  • Organisations with PBO status – registered with the SARS in terms of section 30(1) of the Income Tax, No 58 of 1962;
  • Public institutions under the custodian of the South African government (i.e. schools, universities, TVET Colleges, hospitals, clinics);
  • Organisations that have acceptable governance and management structures and systems in place;
  • Organisations that have a beneficiary profile that meets the requirements of the SED element of the B-BBEE;
  • Organisations that comply with relevant provisions of the FICA, no 38 of 2001

EXCLUSIONS

The following activities /initiatives are excluded from CSI funding:

 

  • Political parties and organisations with partisan political affiliations;
  • Trade unions and religious organisations – unless the entity support a programme / initiative that holds the objective of improving the lives of marginalised communities and / or individuals. The programme / initiatives must also not discriminate against individuals / communities based on affiliation;
  • Industry associations except where IDC forms a partnership for community projects;
  • Research organisations;
  • Profit making organisation and companies (except for non-cash donations where start up SME may qualify to receive assets being disposed such as computers, furniture etc.);
  • Activities that benefit individuals;
  • Attendance to conferences (both international and local); and
  • Any activity, project or organisation whose objectives infringe the bill of rights or the Constitution or legislation of the Republic of South Africa.

“THE BEST PLACE TO FIND YOURSELF

IS TO LOSE YOURSELF IN THE SERVICE OF OTHERS”

-Mahatma Ghandi

Please contact the CSI Department for more information.

Email: csi@idc.co.za
Tel: 011 269 3337/3587