Fund status:

Closed

Vestas Empowerment Trust

The strategy of the Vestas Empowerment Trust is concentrated on improving primary school education outcomes in the Makhanda area in the Eastern Cape. The Trust is committed to supporting socio-economic development initiatives that are directed towards the alleviation of poverty and the development of communities in this area.

Vestas Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd (VSA) is a corporate company operating in the wind energy sector under the South African Department of Energy as part of the country’s renewable energy initiatives. Vestas has set up a public-benefit trust, with a strategic focus on supporting education in South Africa.

The Vesta’s Empowerment Trust (VET) is a registered trust has been established by VSA for the sole purpose of carrying one or more Public Benefit Activities (PBA), with a focus on youth, education and development. These PBA are linked to Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE).

Vestas Southern Africa have established themselves as a leading renewable energy provider in South Africa and aim to contribute to the development of South Africa throughout their tenure in the country.

Application and reporting deadlines

Applications are now closed.