South African Veterinary Foundation

The South African Veterinary Foundation (SAVF)/ Die Suid Afrikaanse Veterinere Stigting (SAVS) was founded in 1984 and is a Non Profit Organisation (NPO)non-profit, Article 21 company. The foundation was established to raise money to promote a greater understanding of animals by means of research and an informed public. The mandate of the SA Veterinary Foundation is to promote and advance all aspects of veterinary and other biological sciences. This includes supporting veterinary research at all levels, to fund bursaries and loans for veterinary studies and to invest and administer various financial portfolios in order to promote the knowledge, image and status of the veterinary and paraveterinary professions and practice within Southern Africa, resulting in improved quality of life for animal and man.