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The EOF, established in 1986 is an independent, non-profit grant making agency based in Cape Town, operating in all nine provinces. The EOF funds projects that are focused on uplifting the standards of living of the historically disadvantaged communities mainly targeting poverty pockets in both rural and urban areas. The foundation's grant making programme seeks to reduce unemployment, alleviate poverty and capacitate both project participants and interested community members. The approach is to ensure sustainability of the projects by focusing on management and relevant skills training.

EOF Vision

The EOF aims to be a credible, focused and participatory developmental organisation in South Africa.

EOF Mission

To provide development capacity in a manner that enhances human dignity and facilitates the development initiatives of the poor, rural and urban communities through partnerships with non-profit organisations and relevant stakeholders.

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