The University of Limpopo Trust is registered with the Master of the Supreme Courts.
Its main function is to assist with the development of the University by way of raising funds from corporate companies, foundations and grant-making agencies locally and overseas for the university’s community outreach projects, research activities and other needs of the university such as library and bursary funding.
The Trust furthermore initiates and develops links with international organisations and universities with a view to linkages and joint projects and activities; and again ensures that donor funding, which is kept strictly separate from University funds, is spent in accordance with donor guidelines and this it is properly reported on. All donor funds are audited by the internal and external auditors of the Trust.
To respond to UL projects financial needs through fundraising and securing of mutual partnerships with funding organisations.
To be the leading university Trust, optimising excellence and global competitiveness and addressing the financial needs of UL through effective and efficient fundraising activities.