To get involved in this life-changing initiative with the enormous social impact, contact the Rara Avis Foundation today or find our banking details below. The Rara Avis Foundation is registered as a non-profit company and public benefit organisation.
Make a Difference
DEVELOP A LEADER OF TOMORROW
Partner with Rara Avis Foundation to develop the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Sponsor a scholar who is focusing his/her tertiary education on a degree that would be beneficial to your organisation – and invest in a future employee. Find out more about our scholarship partners. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if your corporation is interested.
OFFER VACATION WORK
Offer vacation work, internship or job placement opportunities to our scholars and help them start their careers. Contact email@example.com to offer a job placement to a future employee.
Donate and Benefits
SUPPORT THE FUTURE ENTREPRENEURS OF SOUTH AFRICA
There is an abundance of talented young people in South Africa who lack the resources to reach their full potential, we need your help to reach even more deserving candidates for our scholarship programme.
Your commitment to join the Rara Avis Foundation is an investment in the future of our young entrepreneurs. This will allow us to not only continue to be change agents in education but to expand, identify, support and develop talent across the Eastern Cape, and South Africa.
Please select whether you would like to donate through the use of our custom donation tool or select one of the set amounts below.
Every donation contributes to improved job creation in South Africa.
Benefits to funders to the Rara Avis Foundation include:
- 20 % donations tax
- 20% estate duty
- 10 to 14% capital gains tax
- 18 A certificate
- Corporate Social Investment points
- BEE level impact
- Annual awards event
Donate with Payfast
Donate with EFT
Legal entity name: ED - U - COLLEGE PORT ELIZABETH
Name of account holder: RARA AVIS FOUNDATION
Account number: 071053751
Account type: BUSINESS CURRENT ACCOUNT
Branch: SEA POINT
Branch code: 024109
Branch code (electronic payments) 051001
SWIFT address SBZA ZA JJ
Get a MySchool Card
Rara Avis Foundation is a beneficiary of the MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet fundraising programme since 2010.
What is MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet?
MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is South Africa’s biggest community support programme which raises funds for schools and charities in order to improve education and social development.
We ensure that, through a stringent application process, we carefully select scholars with academic potential, who will be able to thrive in our private education centre.
Applying is easy
- Apply for your MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card online or simply phone 0860 100 445 or download an application form. You can also get your card at any Woolworths store.
- Swipe your card at retailers across the country every time you shop.
- The store will donate a percentage of your purchase to Make A Difference Leadership Foundation, on your behalf.
How does MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet work?
- Nominate Make A Difference Leadership Foundation as your beneficiary.
- Swipe your card whenever you make a purchase at any partner store (these include: Woolworths, Engen Quikshops, Toys R Us, Waltons, Reggie’s, kalahari.com, Power24 and more).
- The partner will donate a percentage of your purchases to Make A Difference Leadership Foundation
Benefits of having a MySchool card
- Raise funds without it costing you a cent.
- Receive exclusive discounts from selected partners, such as WRewards at Woolworths & Special offers from partner stores. You can find the latest special offers for cardholders here.
- Receive a monthly statement via email showing you transactions and how much your beneficiary has raised.
- You can use your card at over 1 500 different stores. Find the partner stores in your area here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, Rara Avis Foundation is a registered Public Benefit Organisation in terms of section 30 of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962. Therefore, donations to the organisation are exempt from donations tax in terms of section 56(1)(h) of the Act. Section 18A(1) of the Act provides for a deduction in terms of donations made in the form of cash or certain types of assets made, inter alia, to PBOs approved under section 30(1). This is provided that the donor is in possession of a valid receipt and that the donation does not exceed 10% of taxable income, that the donor provides a postal address, that donations are unencumbered (unconditional), that there are no contractual obligations that need to be fulfilled and no deliverables to be met in return and that Rara Avis Foundation must be free to use its discretion as to how the donation will be utilised.
Yes, all international donations can be made with a Visa or Mastercard. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns, we will assist you further to complete an international donation.
For international tax certificates and donations, please send an email
to email@example.com and we can assist you further.
Donations are contributed accordingly to what is needed at Rara Avis Foundation to continue supporting and developing our future leaders.
Yes, Rara Avis Foundation is a level 1 B-BBEE Contributor. Contributing 1% of your net profit after tax to our organisation will achieve the full score of 5 points for socio-economic development spend.
The revised codes make it possible to contribute up to 6% (up from 3%) of payroll (leviable amount) to either employees or non-employees or a combination of both. Through our scholarship programme, corporate funds split over the economically active population and allocated to bursaries for our scholars (above age 16 through tertiary level) qualify as skills development spend. By contributing to our programme, you can achieve points for category A (bursaries) on the Skills Development priority element.
We are always eager to support new, and unique, fundraising initiatives and have many generous individuals who do so. We also have plenty of fundraising events a year in running, cycling and golfing events and art auctions – both national and international. Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can assist you further with any ideas, or share our upcoming events calendar with you.
Yes, we are, we are registered in South Africa. Our registration details are:
Ed-U College (Port Elizabeth) NPC, trading as Rara Avis Foundation, is a registered Non-Profit Company in terms of the Companies Act with registration number: 1995/011813/08 and Public Benefit Organisation registered in terms of the ninth Schedule of Income Tax Act with registration number: 130000514 and a Non-Profit Organisation registered in terms of the Non-Profit Organisation Act with registration number: 056-890-NPO.
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