National Lotteries Commission (NLC) – www.nlcsa.org.za
The NLC relies on funds from the proceeds of the National Lottery. The Lotteries Act guides the way in which NLC funding may be allocated. The intention of NLC funding is to make a difference to the lives of all South Africans, especially those more vulnerable and to improve the sustainability of the beneficiary organisations. Available funds are distributed to registered and qualifying non-profit organisations in the fields of charities; arts, culture and national heritage; and sport and recreation. By placing its emphasis on areas of greatest need and potential, the NLC contributes to South Africa’s development.
The Learning Trust – www.thelearningtrust.org
The Learning Trust is a non-profit, conduit funding organisation that makes grants and provides capacity development support to emerging organisations whose focus is to improve the educational experience of South African learners while strengthening local communities.
The Rupert Foundation supports the spelling bee competition winners with full & partial bursaries to study further at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
NMMU Missionvale Campus – missionvale.nmmu.ac.za
Missionvale Campus is one of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s (NMMU’s) six campuses. Located along Johnson Road in the Missionvale area, the Campus is within reach of communities such as Zwide and New Brighton (where the Red Location Museum is situated).
Faculty of Education
Centre for the Community Schools – ccs.nmmu.ac.za
The Centre for the Community School (CCS) is an entity within the Faculty of Education that aims to promote, strengthen and support the work of community schools in the Eastern Cape.
These are schools that are actively involved in building partnerships with parents, the broader community, and other education stakeholders to support the academic and social development of children and young people.
The Centre subscribes to the principles of “Asset-Based Community Development” and focuses its work around the contexts of schools and the communities they serve.
Centre for the Advancement of Non-Racilism and Democracy (CANRAD) – canrad.nmmu.ac.za
The Centre for the Advancement of Non-Racialism and Democracy (CANRAD) has been established at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) to provide an intellectual and social space for debate on the complexities of post-apartheid South Africa as we seek to establish a new non-racial and democratic social and economic order.
Dean of Student Affairs – NMMU – studentaffairs.nmmu.ac.za
Student Affairs collaborates with faculty and other student development and support services. Our pursuit is well integrated business processes the purpose with which is to render the best possible services for our students.