The Table Mountain Fund has working with CapeNature to assist them to grow the Protected Area Network of the fynbos biome.  CapeNature Biodiversity Stewardship Programme has now proven its ability to deliver on such objectives. The programme provides incentives and rewards for individual landowners who are willing to sign Biodiversity Agreements with Cape Nature and thereby expand the formal protected area network of the Western Cape. The Biodiversity Stewardship program has been successful in changing the face of conservation in the country is now also used in other provinces.

The aims of the project are to establish a research position for a fish palaeontologist in South Africa and to employ Dr Robert Gess in a contract full-time position at the Albany Museum in Grahamstown; to explore and research South Africa's globally significant late Devonian fossil heritage; and to disseminate knowledge thereof to the scientific community through publishing at least nine scientific papers in relevant ISI-ranked scientific journals.

Gift of the Givers is the largest disaster response NGO of African origin on the African continent. Gift of the Givers has delivered life-saving aid in the form of search and rescue teams, medical personnel, medical equipment, medical supplies, medicines, vaccines, anti-malarial medication, high energy and protein supplements, food and water to millions of people in 43 countries, South Africa included. Commencing as a disaster response agency the organisation now has 21 categories of projects which include bursaries, agricultural self-sustainability, water provision, counselling and life skills services, entrepreneurship and job creation, establishment of primary health care clinics and medical support to hospitals, winter warmth and supply of new clothing and shoes, sports development, feeding schemes and food parcel distribution, supply of household and personal hygiene packs, educational support and toy distribution, provision of housing, care of the physically and mentally challenged, orphans and the elderly.

The Grassy Park Rowing Club is based at the Zeekoevlei Yacht Club and is affiliated to Rowing South Africa.  

The Club aims to bring the sport of rowing to high school students in the Grassy Park and surrounding communities.  Grassy Park Rowing Club aims to grow the number of participating athletes and to develop very competitive crews, especially in the U14 to U16 age groups, to provide the athletes with the appropriate equipment and training programs to train to the best of their ability a and to afford the athlete the opportunity to take part in competitions and regattas where possible.

The National Braai Day Initiative aims to position National Heritage Day as South Africa's annual day of celebration. The initiative calls on all South Africans to unite around fires, share our heritage and wave our flag on 24 September every year. The initiative also includes the National Braai Tour, Jan Braai for Erfenis television series, South African of the Year and National Braai Night.

Open Streets Cape Town is a citizen-driven initiative working to change how people use, perceive and experience streets. The objectives of the project are to consolidate the Open Streets Days programme that can help bridge the spatial and social divide of Cape Town through experiential learning in public space; to mobilise local community to ensure buy in and strengthen participation in the planning of Open Street Days; to incorporate new partners into the programme in order to provide targeted activities to the youth (sports, art and culture); to evaluate and document the process in order to grow the programme in collaboration with local government and partners and to assess the feasibility for replication in the different locations in future.


The research and development objectives of the Rieldans Project are to research the early history and the development of the Rieldans, the core characteristics thereof and the primary contributors to the Rieldans, and to record the findings in appropriate publications; to record the melodies and lyrics of the riel music, transcribe it to sheet music and register the music with SAMRO (where appropriate); to record different examples of the Riel dances and dance performances; to develop the music of the Rieldans through recruitment and training of new musicians in the different regions.

The objectives of the project are to provide the athletes in the South African National Rowing Squad with a sustainable home-base facility that is geared and equipped to support their training requirements at Olympic medal standards; to build a latent pool of athletes from U16 upwards and from all regions and population groups; to retain the service of the key members in the current coaching team; to appoint the needed additional staff and to provide an adequate measure of financial security for the athletes.