Old Mutual has been involved in corporate social investment initiatives since 1965. The Old Mutual Foundation was established in 1999 as part of the company's demutualisation process, with the aim of effectively managing the increasing resources provided for such initiatives.
The focus areas of the Old Mutual Foundation are the following:
Through these initiatives, the Old Mutual Foundation aims to create opportunities for integrating marginalised South Africans in the mainstream economy. Our bias therefore, is towards rural and peri-urban communities where most of the poorest of the poor reside and where we find most of those who can benefit through our interventions.