Dear Member,

The CCJ Foundation has been officially registered.

For many years The Country Club Johannesburg has made significant charitable donations with funds raised from initiatives such as our Charity Golf Days, various other sporting initiatives and Carols by Candlelight. Now, following requests from members, the CCJ Foundation has been established to formalise and consolidate our charity efforts and direct the funds to causes closer to our members’ hearts.

The primary goal of the Foundation will be the welfare and upliftment of the CCJ staff and caddies. However, it is envisaged that, as the Foundation grows, beneficiaries will include worthy local organisations and our community at large.

The CCJ Foundation is an official Trust
The Trust is registered as a PBO and can issue Section 18A tax certificates for donations received. The founder trustees are Ian
Cruickshank, Mohale Ralebitso and Norman Kennelly.
Selection of Beneficiaries for receipt of Awards
Any person (including Trustees) may propose a beneficiary as a potential recipient of an award. The Trustees will document objective and measurable ‘Selection Criteria’. Beneficiaries must use awards to advance one or more of the following initiatives:
•Welfare and humanitarian causes
•Education and development (training, scholarships, bursaries, study loans, etc.)
•Conservation and animal welfare
•Cultural initiatives (preservation of the Arts, culture and customs)
•Any initiative where the beneficiary qualifies as a Public Benefit Organisation

The Trustees will regulate the processes and procedures for the selection of beneficiaries.

Your role as a CCJ member
The Foundation is your initiative. There are a number of ways in which you can choose to make your personal contribution to the
Foundation:
•Support the Charity Golf Days (and other upcoming CCJ Foundation Fundraisers)
•Make a straightforward donation or consider a monthly debit order from as little as R25 per month.
•Arrange your own ‘mini’ CCJ Foundation drive for funds. The Club would like to hear from you and provide whatever support we can.
•Share any ideas you may have to help us grow the CCJ Foundation.

Please feel free to make a donation towards the Foundation.

How to make a donation
Bank Details: FNB
Account Name: The Country Club Foundation Trust
Account Number: 62769409642
Branch Code: 210554
Branch Name: Comm Account Services
Swift Number: FIRNZAJJ
Reference: Full Name and Member number

For any further enquiries please contact Nikki Espley – Jones on nikki@ccj.co.za or 011 710 6406

Best Regards

Steve Nicholson

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