Wits Foundation

The Wits Foundation is a nonprofit trust founded in 1978 to accept donations for the benefit of Wits University. Donations that comply with Section 18A of Act 58 of 1962 (as amended) are exempt from donations tax. Individuals who make a tax deductible donation will receive an 18A tax certificate which they may submit during tax season.

Please find important information regarding the Wits Foundation below:

PBO Number 08/11/13/3902
NPO Number 139-922


Making a Donation

Wits Foundation Account Details:

Account Name Wits Foundation
Bank Standard Bank
Account Number 002 900 076
Branch Code 00-48-05
Branch Braamfontein
Account Type Business Current Account


To maintain the integrity of the process, the Foundation requires written confirmation of intention to allocate funds to a support  a particular project. This written communication may be in the form of letter, contract or email and must clearly indicate the Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences. e.g. I would like my donation of Rxxxx to be allocated to the Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences. Written confirmation will be used by the Wits Foundation’s Treasurer to give approval to fund allocation.


For Further Details

Professor Bruce Rubidge                        

Director, Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences    

Tel:                         011 717 6685
Fax:                        011 717 6684
Email:    bruce.rubidge@wits.ac.za


Dr Christine Steininger

Project Manager, Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences

Tel:                         011 717 6650
Fax:                        011 717 6684
Email:    Christine.Steininger@wits.ac.za