Trusts and Funds

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Cordis Trust -
Gedenktrust vir Mardene Marais

Funds theatre projects that highlight compassion, creative Afrikaans writing and the promotion of spiritual work (a message of hope).

Het Jan Marais Nationale Fonds

Focuses on the interests of Afrikaans speakers in SA, with the emphasis on the preservation and development of the Afrikaans language and culture country wide. Promotes the welfare of the people in the Stellenbosch district (e.g. job creation, fighting poverty, promoting culture, conservation and aid to schools, hospitals and institutions for the elderly and disabled).

Atterbury Trust

Allocates bursaries to underprivileged students showing potential for tertiary education. Gives financial support to Afrikaans schools and nursery schools in underprivileged western suburbs of Pretoria.

Dagbreek Trust

Promotes the Afrikaans language and culture through financial support to effective institutions and opportunities and/or initiating South African projects within the Afrikaans language and cultural environment.

Trust vir Afrikaanse Onderwys (TAO)

Website under construction


A public benefaction organisation founded by the Dagbreek Trust to support Afrikaans education. Its objectives include the promotion of sustainable Afrikaans education through financial support to effective partnerships as well as initiating relevant South African education projects.


Afrikaanse Studiefonds

Study bursaries for Solidarity members and their children.

ROF (Rapport Onderwysfonds) Supports anyone wanting to teach in Afrikaans and who is passionate about the teaching profession.
FW de Klerk Stigting Promotes the causes for which FW de Klerk worked during his presidency. Has no political affiliation and promotes the full spectrum of rights, values and principles in the Constitution through discussion and persuasion.
Langenhoven Gedenkfonds Maintains “Arbeidsgenot” in Oudtshoorn, the home of Afrikaans poet/writer CJ Langenhoven who played a major role in the development of Afrikaans literature and cultural history.