Over the past 50 years, the Foundation has funded a wide range of non-profit beneficiaries in a number of social development areas, nationally within South Africa.
These initiatives mostly related to programme areas such as:
- child care & youth development
- health services, counselling and frail care
- community development, welfare services and poverty alleviation
- trauma, disability and disaster funding
- promotion of the arts, culture and gender equity
- education, training and research programmes
- investing in the future and out-of-home care
- entrepreneurship and job creation
- mathematics, science & technology development
- engineering and architecture
- excellence in Higher Education.
- Chair in Systems & Control Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand
- CEFIM - The Carl & Emily Fuchs Institute for Microelectronics at the University of Pretoria
- Fuchs Doctoral Scholarship Programme
- Fuchs Prestige Prize in Architecture
- HEDSA - Higher Education Disability Services and the funding of disability programmes at all South African universities/universities of technology
- MACE - Marketing, Advancement & Communication in Education at HE institutions and TVET colleges.
- Developing the National Multi-disciplinary, Inter-sectoral Child Protection Protocols for South Africa
- Fresh Footprints - Facilitating Social Entrepreneurship
- Promotion of Excellence - Funding of Innovation and Cutting-edge Innovation in Pre-identified Fields
- Healing Kids - Improving the Quality of Paediatric Care for Infant Patients at Public Hospitals in South Africa
- Special Abilities, Special Needs - Facilitating Services to Children/Students with Special Education Needs.
In celebration of the Foundation's forthcoming 50th Anniversary to be celebrated during August 2019, our Anniversary Flagship Project - Fuchs: The Golden Years, was launched at the beginning of March 2016.