Funders

At inception the Trust received endowment funding in an amount of one million US dollars from the Norwegian government.  This was followed by several other donations which provided funding for its various projects.

Current Funders of the Trust’s projects are:

Ford Foundation

320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017
Project: African Law Clerks Exchange program & the Franklin Thomas Scholarship

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

140 East 62nd Street, New York, NY, 10065
Project: Artworks

Bertha Foundation

Suite 603, Buitenkloof Studios, 8 Kloof Street, Gardens, 8001
Project: African Law Clerks Exchange Program

Open Society Foundation - South Africa

Temple House, 4th floor, Corner of Roeland & Buitenkant Streets, Cape Town
Project: African Law clerks exchange program

Previous Funders include:

The Carnegie Corporation of New York
437 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Project: Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII)

Claude Leon Foundation
25A Frognal, London NW3 6AR, United Kingdom
Project: Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII)

Millennium Trust
Unit 17, Andmar Building, Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch, 7600
Project:  Educational School Tours

Freedom House
1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW 4th Floor, Washington DC, 20036
Project: Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII)

Open Society Fund
2nd Floor, B2, Park Lane, Corner Park & Alexandra Roads, Pinelands, Cape Town
Project:  Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII)

Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa
1st floor, President Place, 1 Hood Avenue/148 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Project:  Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII)

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
140 East 62nd Street, New York, NY, 10065
Project: Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII)

Delegation of the Flemish Government
Brookfield Park, 2nd Floor, Suite 202, 273 Middle Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria, 0185
Project:  African Law Clerks and Artworks

The Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
7 Juniplassen, Victoria Terrasse, Oslo, Norway, 8114 Dep, 0032 Oslo
Project:  Constitutional Court Law library

The Rhodes Trust
Oxford House, Oxford OXI 3RG, United Kingdom
Project: SAFLII and Library

The Atlantic Philanthropies (USA) Inc. 

75 Varick Street, 17th floor
New York, NY 10013-1950
Project:  Artworks

Bertha Foundation
Suite 603, Buitenkloof Studios, 8 Kloof Street, Gardens, 8001
Project: Archive of the Constitution Making

Mott Foundation
14 Park Road, Richmond, Johannesburg
Project: Oral History of the Constitutional Court

To avoid conflict of interests, the Trust raises most of its funding from sources outside of South Africa.