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Women’s Month: Amauree Jansen van Vuuren

Research plays a crucial role in our ongoing conservation work and we are therefore proud to be supporting a young conservationist through TMF’s Grootbos Foundation Small Grants Facility. Amauree Jansen van Vuuren, has undertaken a research project looking at Renosterveld browser behaviour as part of

Women’s Month: Antjies Handmade Naturals

TMF’s Grootbos Foundation Small Grants Facility has helped to empower some incredible women through their inspirational community based projects. In the 2017/18 funding cycle we supported one such woman, Nicolene Gericke, from Antjies Handmade Naturals. Nicolene had identified the need for seamstress training within the

Women’s Month: Sarah Niemand

Our #WomenInConservation are all inspiring, driven and passionate individuals, who each have unique stories to tell. Sarah Niemand, leader of the Blinkwaters Co-op in Buffeljasbaai is one such woman. Buffeljasbaai, a small community located 15 minutes from Pearly Beach in the Overberg Region, is home

Women’s Month: Princess Kutuka

Here at the Table Mountain Fund, our Small Grant Facilities hold a very special place in our hearts. These community driven projects have, over the years, achieved some incredible outcomes both in terms of on-the-ground conservation work AND social upliftment. For the remainder of Women’s

Women’s Month: Andrea Leeson

Over the years, we have had the honour of working with some remarkable women, both in-the-field, as well as in more unconventional environmental roles. All of these #WomenInConservation have stepped up to support our conservation work by lending their incredible talents to our cause. Andrea

New Trustee: A warm welcome to Lisa Plit

A warm welcome to Lisa Plit, who will be joining the Table Mountain Fund Board as a new Trustee. Lisa is passionate about the environment, and has been since her first visit to the Kruger National Park as a young child. It was this passion

Women’s Month: Jessica Bosworth Smith

Not all of our #WomenInConservation are based out in the field, many support our work in unconventional “conservation” roles. We have had the honour of working with a number of incredibly creative women over the years, women who have stepped up to support our conservation

Farewell and Thank You to ‘Uncle Brian’

In July 2020, we bid farewell to one of our longest standing board members, Prof. Brian Figaji. Prof. Figaji served for three terms, a total of 9 years, as a Table Mountain Fund Trustee, including a number of these as Chairman of the Fund. ‘Uncle

Women’s Month: Sarah Hulley – Conservation Outcomes

Sarah Hulley completed her MPhil in Environment, Society and Sustainability at the University of Cape Town in 2015. Her thesis topic focused on resource management around agricultural land on the West Coast of South Africa (The Food-Energy-Water-Land-Biodiversity (FEWLB) Nexus through the lens of the Local

Meet The Team: Kevin McCann – Conservation Outcomes

Kevin is currently one of the Founders and Directors of Conservation Outcomes, a not-for-profit organisation established to support landowners, of all types, in securing their properties as protected areas, through the biodiversity stewardship approach. His current work is focused in KwaZulu-Natal, and the Eastern and