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Welcome to the UFH Foundation

The Foundation’s main purpose is to mobilise resources for the University of Fort Hare in order to achieve excellence and resilience.

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Welcome to

Fort Hare Foundation

The Fort Hare Foundation is 100% owned by the University of Fort Hare but operates independently under the leadership of a Board of Trustees. The Board subscribe to good corporate governance. The Foundation’s main purpose is to mobilise resources for the University of Fort Hare in order to achieve excellence and resilience.

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#DecadeOfRenewal

Annual Fundraising Golf Day

Tee off at the renowned Houghton Golf Club in Johannesburg for an exhilarating Golf Day. Experience the perfect blend of sport and philanthropy, as we raise funds for a worthy cause. Don't miss this exceptional day of golfing and making a difference.

#DecadeOfRenewal

Annual Fundraising Gala Dinner

Join us in Johannesburg for the prestigious Fort Hare Foundation Gala Dinner. Engage in philanthropy, sponsor a table, and ignite lasting change. Don't miss this elegant evening of generosity and celebration for a worthy cause.

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LIBRARY AT THE ALICE CAMPUS

The current library at the Alice Campus was constructed in the 1970s and designed for fewer students than the current numbers. The small size and outdated set up demands the repurposing and redesigning of the current library as well as an extension to include a well-equipped modernized library to cater to the latest academic needs.

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Our fundraising priorities feature projects which demonstrate our commitment to producing new knowledge and enabling students to pursue excellence in their respective fields.

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AUDITORIUM

There is no facility at the Alice campus to host big events like the graduation ceremony. As a result of this, the events are hosted at the sports complex which is not ideal. A new space is needed
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Due to the rural nature of the University, it predominantly enrolls students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds who are generally poor. Prestigious scholarships fund top achievers

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UFH FOUNDATION GOLF DAYS RAISES OVER R1-MILLION

Since its inception last year, the Fort Hare Foundation East London and Gauteng Annual Fundraising Golf Day has raised just over R1 million. The event is one of several activities in the resource mobilisation strategy in support of the University’s Decade of Renewal. Each year the Foundation focuses on specific priorities that seek to enhance the profile of the University and raise funds to support these priorities such as the refurbishment of university infrastructure and bursaries for missing-middle students.

The event starts with golfers swinging their clubs on the course and ends with a glitz and glamorous black-tie gala evening where beautiful artworks produced by our Fine Arts students as well as historical UFH items are actioned to the highest bidder. While the core objective is fundraising, the event also presents an opportunity to build sustainable partnerships with businesses and other critical stakeholders. The 2nd annual event in East London was held on the 30th of September at the East London Golf Course, the event attracted 68 golfers and partnerships were forged with 10 businesses and stakeholders.

Thank you to all our partners and sponsors. # Rebuilding, Restoring and Renewal of Nokholeji’

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Meet the Team

Meet the team that ensures your donations reaches the projects you wish to fund.

Nokulunga Mnqeta

Director

Sibulele Ngozi

Resource Mobilization Manager

Lwando Madwantsi

Financial Manager

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