Annual reports and financials

As part of the Nelson Mandela Foundation's commitment to transparency and accountability, our annual reports and audited financial statements are available online.

Annual Report 2016

Welcome to the Nelson Mandela Foundation's first online annual report. We're excited to present a successful financial year in this new and innovative way, which we hope will allow you as the reader to browse through its contents with greater ease.

2016 Annual Report

Annual Report 2015

The year 2014/15 was the moment in the Foundation's history when it confronted the reality of life and work without our founder. All the hard work over a decade to ensure the sustainability, relevance and impact of the organisation after his passing was given its first test.

2015 Annual Report

Annual Report 2014

The year was dominated by Mr Mandela's hospitalisation in June 2013, his passing on 5 December, and the national mourning period that followed. The Foundation ended the report period in mourning but determined to keep Mr Mandela’s legacy alive by pursuing the mandate he gave us, with passion and endurance.

2014 Annual Report

Annual Report 2013

The business plan for 2012/13 was crafted in relation to the Foundation’s strategic plan for making the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory the core business of the organisation. For the Foundation, 2012/13 was a year of great challenge and of great achievement.

2013 Financial Report

2013 Annual Report

Annual Report 2012

In line with the Foundation’s five-year (2007-2012) strategic plan aimed at making the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory the core business of the organisation, the 2011/12 report period focused primarily on consolidation.

2012 Financial Report

2012 Annual Report

Annual Report 2011

The year under review marks the organisation’s name change to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory. Alongside this comes our increased commitment to take up any challenges as we forge ahead to meet the call of our Founder to pursue “memory and dialogue for justice”.

2011 Financial Report

2011 Annual Report

Annual Report 2010

The year under review was the third of the five-year strategic realignment that the Nelson Mandela Foundation embarked on in 2007. It also marked 10 years since the Foundation was established in 1999.

2010 Financial Report

2010 Annual Report

Annual Report 2009

The year under review saw the Nelson Mandela Foundation make significant progress towards establishing the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory as a world-class facility during the second year of the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s five-year transitional plan.

2009 Financial Report

2009 Annual Report

Annual Report 2008

The year under review marks the first of a five-year transitional plan adopted by the Nelson Mandela Foundation in November 2006. The key objective is to establish a world-class Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Dialogue as the Foundation’s core work.

2008 Financial Report

2008 Annual Report

Annual Report 2007

The year under review in this annual report saw the Nelson Mandela Foundation decisively making the transition to an organisation with a newly defined focus and governance structure.

2007 Financial Report

2007 Annual Report

Annual Report 2005

“This Annual Report of the Nelson Mandela Foundation is eloquent testimony to my confidence that the principles and issues in which I believe, and have fought for throughout my life, will be continued and developed, both in South Africa and internationally. I am as committed as ever that people are not enslaved by poverty or oppression or bigotry, and that every person is valued for who they are, and is able to have the opportunity to grow and to have genuine choices.” – Nelson Mandela.

2005 Financial Report

2005 Annual Report