The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, which is at the core of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, provides an integrated public information resource on the life and times of Nelson Mandela and convenes dialogue around critical social issues.

By donating to the Centre you can help sustain a unique legacy that contributes to the making of a just society.


  • Online – starting with any amount from R50 upwards;
  • Through bank transfers, debit orders or bank deposits; obtain banking details from.

We deeply appreciate donations of any value and all donations are acknowledged and celebrated through our “Living the Legacy” partner programme. Click here to donate online or contact CEO Sello Hatang, to discuss our “Living the Legacy” leaders programme.

The various donor recognition mechanisms include:

Legacy Champion: Donate a minimum of R5-million, payable over an agreed period and join a circle of Founding Nelson Mandela Legacy Champions – President WJ Clinton, Peggy Dulany and David Rockefeller, Patrice Motsepe, Tokyo Sexwale, the Government of India and Vodacom. You will receive personalised certificates; have your name permanently inscribed onto a Wall of Honour at the Centre and on the website; have VIP access to all events and activities.

Legacy Advocate:  Make a significant donation and actively recruit other donors; receive a special mention on the Centre’s website; have VIP access to all events and activities.

Legacy Supporter: Make a donation of any size and actively encourage others to do so; receive a special mention in the Annual Report.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is a registered non-profit organisation and complies with all relevant financial regulations.