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             Online fundraising embraces Mandela ethos of giving

            Digital Donations

            Nelson Mandela University has introduced              The Nelson Mandela University Trust has joined
            exciting new  integrated online fundraising        forces with the King Baudouin Foundation United States
            platforms for national and international           (KBFUS) as a fundraising conduit in the US that can
            resource mobilisation, writes Gillian McAinsh.     issue tax certificates in that country. The foundation
                                                               spotlights some of its most creative partners from the
                                                               African continent to connect them with investors and
                                                               philanthropists in the US.
            Launched on 2 September 2022, the new facilities will   Progressive partnerships
            address sustainability and responsible stewardship and help   The Nelson Mandela University online donation platform
            the University to provide life-changing student experiences   offers donors 24/7 convenience. The process is automated
            within and beyond the classroom.                   and is able to issue ‘thank-you’ letters and 18A tax
               Two new online systems have been introduced: one is   certificates (for SA donors), which can save donors time
            a US-based resource mobilisation platform and the other   and money. The online donations platform is especially
            processes donations and giving in South Africa as well as   convenient for those who wish to support without the
            internationally.                                   hassle of filling in debit orders.

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