How We Invest in U – Our Communities

Driven by the social objective of improving the quality of their community’s lives, Ubank’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) focus is on empowering its communities through investing in sustainable educational and developmental programmes. As a wholly-owned Trust, Ubank has a unique structure that is jointly managed by the National Union of Mineworkers and the Minerals Council of South Africa.

The nature of the business ensures that community development and participation remains at the core of how Ubank conducts its business. This is to ensure that the continuous and maintainable community investment initiatives introduced benefit our customers and the communities where we operate.

Community Programmes Designed Especially for U

  • Financial Education Programme
  • Khulanathi – Employee Volunteerism Programme
  • StarSaver – Teaching Children to Save Programme
  • Partnerships and Collaborations in Community Development Programmes
  • Ubank ‘Back to School’ Programme
  • Elijah Barayi Bursary Programme (formerly known as Ubank Bursary Programme)

**Through our CSI programmes, we are able to live up to our brand promise of Partnering with our communities every step of the way.

Ubank CSI Funding Guidelines

Organisations seeking funding from Ubank for community development programmes must supply the following:

  • Background information (profile) on the organisation requesting funding
  • A copy of the organisation’s constitution and registration details
  • A certified copy of the organisation’s most recent audited financial results
  • Confirmation of the organisation’s registration in terms of Section 30 of the Income Tax or Section 18A of the Income Tax Act
  • A list of funders for the organisation
  • The applicant should be a non-religious organisation/entity

Community development through our various CSI programmes is just one of the ways we are making sure that we stick to our motto of being a community bank. Additional information can be provided on request. Please forward your queries to [email protected]