The benefits of donating to CoolPlay
January 31, 2023

The financial year end is upon us and CoolPlay needs your help to continue changing lives through the power of sport and play.

CoolPlay is a registered Public Benefit Organisation (PBO No 930034864) which has also been approved for purposes of section 18A(1)(a) of the Act. So, not only are donations to CoolPlay free of Donation’s Taxes, they are also tax deductible in terms of and subject to the limitations prescribed in section 18A of the Income Tax Act.

The deductible portion of the donation is capped at 10% of the taxable income of the donor.

Financial donations and in-kind donations are tax deductible however the donation of services or second-hand goods are not. To find out if your donation will be tax deductible read Clause 10 of the SARS Basic Guide to Section 18A Approval.


A donation to CoolPlay will also allow you to claim full Socio-Economic Development (SED) points on your BBBEE scorecard.

Our after-school sports and life skills programme levels out the playing fields for children and youth in under resourced schools around the Western Cape. In 2022 there were over 1700 children whose horizons were broadened because of the CoolPlay Way.

100% of our beneficiaries are per definition black and disadvantaged and any pledge of support will be managed transparently and for the improvement of the lives of children.

Read the CoolPlay Overview for more information about the CoolPlay Way. 

CoolPlay Trust banking details: Nedbank, Corporate Saver: 901 605 7063, Branch Code: 198 765

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