The Footsteps Foundation has been established to create an enabling environment for job creation, poverty reduction, community development and growth.


The Arid Zone Ecology Forum is a Non-Profit Organisation focused on research in the arid zone of southern Africa.


The Nama Karoo Foundation is the organization working to protect the environment and conserve and promote the natural and cultural heritage of the Nama Karoo:


The Institute for Disability Innovation (also referred to as IDI) is situated in Carnarvon, a small town in the Karoo, Northern Cape Province; the new home of one of the Earth's biggest science projects, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). IDI is an accredited service provider and offers skills training courses and also implements community projects together with various local government departments.: