What We Do

How We Do Things

Valcare is an Impact Funding Platform committed to activating and enabling social change in community within the Paarl valley, including areas such as Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Wellington.

To ensure a lasting impact, Valcare’s approach is strategic and sustainable. We realise that working with communities is a dynamic process, and for this reason, we make use of monitoring and evaluation processes to continuously help the organisation to adjust and improve as people and projects change and develop.

Our Four Focus Areas

Strategic Intervention

To ensure sustainable impact, Strategic Intervention lies at the core of everything we do. We place great emphasis on building partnerships amongst empowered community members, the private sector, government and active NGO’s in each area.

Our key objectives are to enable and activate:
– clean, safe and attractive environments;
– a productive society with economic opportunities;
– a healthy, educated and active society; and
– a strong social cohesion.

Membership Network

Valcare has a thriving membership network with more than 200 like-minded organisations gaining from the following benefits:

Capacity building: training, internship & volunteer programmes, donations, resources and a database.
Coordinated efforts: various programmes, social workers support, ECD initiatives, feeding scheme etc.
Encouragement and engagement: events, prayer opportunities, workgroups and think tanks.
Support: facilities sharing, NPO compliance support, Preferred Service Providers.
United voice: press statements, advocacy and united engagement.

Click here to read more about Valcare’s Membership Network and to apply.

Partnership Funding

Valcare enables effective social change in community by managing and distributing funding to partners in the valley.

These partners are awarded funds via a strict selection process according to Valcare’s funding criteria, impact strategy and intervention areas. All registered Valcare members may apply for funding according to the relevant guidelines and criteria that can be found here.

Click here to read our Funding Application Process – Frequently Asked Questions.

Corporate Social Investment (CSI)

Valcare has been awarded SED certificate for 100% SED recognition during the 2018/2019 financial year. Any client or funder of Valcare will be able to claim the full value (100%) of their contribution for BEE purposes.

With over 15 years of experience, Valcare is best positioned to connect the right funders with the most relevant organisations and beneficiaries.

From planning, evaluation of projects, measuring Key Performance Indicators and channeling funds and donations to the identified projects.

To ensure accountability and transparency, Valcare enters into a Service Level Agreement with our funders and a Memorandum of Understanding with the recipients.