Institutional Development
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Development & Alumni Relations

​​Stellenbosch University’s Development and Alumni Relations Office builds relationships, creates awareness and generates support for the institution’s academic, research and community vision. We strive to ensure the future success of Stellenbosch University by securing private philanthropic donations. We engage donors on academic priorities important to them. Putting donors at the centre of the process, we foster an environment where excellence in student, staff and community interaction success can be achieved through greater private funding.

Karen_Bruns.jpgKaren Bruns                                                                                           
Senior Director: Development & Alumni Relations
Tel: +27 21 808 4895
E-mail: kbruns@sun.ac.za



niel_krige.jpgProfessor Niel Krige
Chairperson: Development Office
Tel: +27 21 808 9263
E-mail: jdkrige@sun.ac.za 


Sarah_Archer.jpgSarah Archer
Director: Fundraising
Tel: +27 21 808 9349
E-mail: sarcher@sun.ac.za


Felicia_de_Kock.jpgFelicia de Kock
Personal Assistant to Senior Director
Tel: +27 21 808 9266
E-mail: Felicia@sun.ac.za


Units 

Alumni Relations

Alumni Relations offers lifelong interaction and engagement for former students. We create opportunities for alumni to participate intellectually and socially to enhance and share in the experience of being an alumnus. Please visit http://www.sun.ac.za/english/alumni and keep in touch!

Shaun_Stuart.jpgShaun Stuart 
Manager: Alumni Relations           
 Tel: +27 21 808 2941
 E-mail: sstuart@sun.ac.za​


Marvin_Koopman.jpgMarvin Koopman 
Alumni Coordinator           
 Tel: +27 21 808 9265
 E-mail: marvin@sun.ac.za​



​Bequests

The Bequests Office works with individualswho seek to make testamentary donations to the University. These might take the form of student bursaries, research grants, capital equipment, endowed chairs and fellowships. Consider leaving your own legacy for the Stellenbosch University of tomorrow and ensure your visionary commitment to education is secured for future generations.  

Hugo_Steyn_1.jpgHugo Steyn
Manager: Individual Giving  
+27 21 808 3615
hugos@sun.ac.za


Fundraising  

We engage philanthropic and grant-making leaders who hold a special interest in seeing growth accrue at the University and creating opportunities for student success, research excellence, and community interaction benchmarking policies, targets and fundraising focus areas.

Sonia_Schoeman.jpgSonia Schoeman 
Fundraiser: Special Projects
E-mail: sonia@sun.ac.za  
Tel: +27 21 808 4640


Kotie_Grove.jpgProfessor Kotie Grové
Director: Special Projects
Tel: +27 21 808 9349
E-mail: kotie@sun.ac.za


R_Adams.jpgRandall Adams
Coordinator: International Fundraising
Tel: + 27 21 808 9262
E-mail: adamsr@sun.ac.za



Jasmine_Erasmus.jpgJasmine Erasmus
Fundraiser: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Tel:+27 808 4929
E-mail:jasminae@sun.ac.za


Individual Giving

The Individual Giving Office facilitates gift cultivation from individual philanthropists.  The section is responsible for overseeing leadership, major and minor annual, as well as long-term gifts from alumni and other individuals. Gift planning, solicitation, and stewardship are offered.

Professor Niel Krige
Major gifts (Individuals)
Tel: +27 21 808 9263
E-mail: jdkrige@sun.ac.za

Professor Kotie Grové
Director: Special Projects
Tel: +27 21 808 9349
E-mail: kotie@sun.ac.za

Development Services​

This Office provides an information systems platform that enables interaction and communication with major stakeholders. We manage an alumni, donor and prospect database of hundreds of thousands, consistently updating records. The office is directly responsible for mass business intelligence gathering, analysis and interpretation, and providing tools and software platforms to share that knowledge.

Vera_Adams.jpgVera Adams
Manager: Development Services
Tel: + 27 21 808 9262
E-mail: va@sun.ac.za​


Malena_Fourie.jpgMalena Fourie
Senior Admin Officer: Data Management
Tel: +27 21 808 4843
E-mail: mfour@sun.ac.za


Junita_Isaacs.jpgJunita Isaacs
Data Officer
Tel: +27 21 808 2710
E-mail: junita@sun.ac.za


Jill_Moses.jpgJill Moses
Data Officer
Tel: +27 21 808 2709
E-mail: jill@sun.ac.za


Tashreeq_Cornelius.jpgTashreeq Cornelius
Data Officer
Tel: +27 21 808 4843
E-mail: tashreeq@sun.ac.za



Proposal Development

Proposal Development plays a fundamental role in the fundraising process. Through direct partnership with University project leaders and development officers they produce funding proposals, concept notes and fact sheets. These documents serve as tools to support donor cultivation and to solicit funds for the University.

Jill_Sloan.jpgJill Sloan
Proposal Developer
Tel: +27 21 808 9346
E-mail: sloan@sun.ac.za​​


Jolene_Fransman.jpgJolene Fransman
Proposal Developer
Tel: +27 21 808 9346
E-mail: jolene@sun.ac.za​​

Prospect Research

Prospect Research supports Advancement through high-quality business intelligence, information gathering and knowledge creation on individuals, corporations, industries, philanthropists and other key university stakeholders. Working closely with the Office of Data Management, prospect researchers ensure the currency of information leading to competitive advantage through collection and analysis of biographical, financial, company, foundation, philanthropic and other relevant information. The research unit subscribes to the highest ethical.

Cecille_van_Staden.jpgCecille Van Staden
Head: Donor Market Research
Tel: +27 21 808 4638
E-mail: cecille@sun.ac.za​​

Yasmien_Raziet.jpgYasmine Raziet
Donor Market Researcher
Tel: +27 21 808 9245
E-mail: yasmine@sun.ac.za



Shamin_Gaffoor_1.jpgShamin Gaffoor
Donor Market Researcher
Tel: +27 21 808 4640
E-mail: sgaffoor@sun.ac.za





 International Development

This office works with international funding organisations, foundations, government agencies, trusts and corporations that share in Stellenbosch University's strategic objectives and initiatives in the respective focus areas of teaching, research and community engagement. Identification and initiation of relations and the stewardship thereof, between Stellenbosch University and international partners are some of the functions of this office.

Karen Bruns
Senior Director: Director: Development
Tel: +27 21 808 4895
E-mail: kbruns@sun.ac.za

Donor Relations

The donor experience at Stellenbosch University is guided by a philosophy of continued partnership and relationship renewal. By staying in touch with our stakeholders, we remain engaged with their perspectives and needs, and them with us. We steward donors through gift acceptance, recognition and dedication events of our Donor Recognition Policy, wider University Development protocols and statutory and governance requirements of various countries.  

Cher_small.jpgCheryl Benadie
Manager: Donor Relations
Tel: +27 21 808 9351
E-mail: cbenadie@sun.ac.za


Martie_vd_Linde.jpgMartie van der Linde 
Manager: Stewardship of Individual Donors
Tel: +27 21 808 4896
E-mail: mvdl@sun.ac.za

 
Nicolene_Coetzer.jpgNicoline Coetzer 
Stewardship of Bursaries
Tel: +27 21 808 9160
E-mail: nicoline@sun.ac.za


Finance & Support Services

Anel_de_Villiers.jpgAnel de Villiers
Financial Manager: Development & Alumni Relations
Tel: +27 808 2948
E-mail: andeldev@sun.ac.za



Lorenza_George.jpgLorenza George
Senior Admin Officer: Donations 
Tel: +27 21 808 3090
lcg29@sun.ac.za


Sandy_Lee_Gordon.jpgSandy-Lee Gordon
Admin support: Fundraising
Tel: +27 21 808 4645
 sandyl@sun.ac.za


Henlo_Smit.jpgHenlo Smit
Systems Support Specialist
Tel: +27 21 808 4892
E-mail: henlo@sun.ac.za


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Wena van der Merwe 
Admin Support: Fundraising and Alumni
Tel: +27 21 808 4020
E-mail: wvdm@sun.ac.za