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"Sustainability Strategy"

Securing "grant funding" for NPO's has become a challenge that needs new innovative ideas to succeed.

The "Sustainability Strategy" (2013-2015)

During 2012 the Board of Trustees recognised the implications of the governments “grant funding” crises and have developed a comprehensive “Sustainability Strategy” to reduce the dependence on “grant funding” over the next 3 years. This strategy is based on the transition to a “Social Enterprise”, in line with global trends, that enables non-profit organisations to conduct commercial business activities under the existing legal framework, to fund their “social purpose” programmes.

The Trust currently has 4 main integrated "social purpose" programmes that provide comprehensive "community and social development" services to the impoverished communities of the Overstrand, in the Western Cape.

These 4 programmes will continue to be the Trusts prime priority and will be co-funded by 3 new commercial business activities that will be implemented over the next 3 years.

Additional Funding

Unfortunately, the establishment of a “Social Enterprise” requires additional capital and will take a number of years to be fully operational and able to cross fund our “Community and Social Development” Programmes. This means we need support to find a way to bridge this funding gap.

Please contact Dave if you want to support our "Sustainability Strategy" or 028 316 4325 - 082 896 4345.

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Hermanus Rainbow Trust

Tel 028 316 4325 
Fax 028 316 4125
Address 73 Main Road, Sandbaai, Hermanus
TRUST IT385/99
NPO 006-519
PBO 18/11/13/1054

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The Hermanus Rainbow Trust has Support Centres in Zwelihle, Kleinmond, Stanford, Gansbaai and Buffelsjag.

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The HRT "Social Enterprise"

The Hermanus Rainbow Trust has developed a "sustainability strategy" to limit the challenges of getting "grant funding" from government, funding agencies and business in these difficult economic times. The strategy is built around the establishment of a "Social Enterprise" in line with global trends.


Non-Profit Organisations - The Current Funding Model is NOT Sustainable

Why ? What are the alternatives ?

The Hermanus Rainbow Trust, like many other NPO’s / NGO’s, is threatened by the current "grant funding" models in South Africa, where most NPO’s are totally dependent on "grant funding from Government, Funding Agencies, Business, Individual Donors, Sponsors and fund raising events.

Please help us help those in NEED !