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UCT’S DONOR AND
ALUMNI COMMUNITY
The Development and Alumni Department (DAD) is responsible for raising,
processing and stewarding donations from a wide community of individuals,
corporates and foundations. It also serves as the link between our communities
of students and alumni through regular events and updates on campus life.
corporates and foundations exceeded
R10 million, including the Kaplan
Kushlick Educational Foundation, the
Thuthuka Education Upliftment Fund,
the Irwinton Foundation Inc, the Bertha
Foundation, the Michael and Susan
Dell Foundation and the Carnegie
Corporation of New York. A single
donation of more than R30 million
was gratefully received from the
Andrew W Mellon Foundation.
2018 saw an increase in the total
donations receipted, valued at
just over R404 million, up from
R369 million in 2017. This is indicative
of the high regard in which UCT’s
scholarship, research, and teaching
and learning are held.
Of the total donations, five
individuals donated over R1 million,
with Mark Shuttleworth donating
over R5 million. Seven donations from
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