Current Sponsors

See some of MIIA’s current sponsors listed on the Partners page.


Different Types of Sponsoring

There are various types of sponsoring available to support MIIA's mission and help grow the community and its activities.  See diagram below that outlines the different types of expenses associated with MIIA operations and activities. Become a sponsor and/or help us to get funding via donations, grants, project-specific funding, and/or technology/tools/platforms related donations.



  • Your donations are needed to help establish a community that can execute on the vision and mission of MIIA and help fast track Africa's technological and socio-economic progress via the research and application of Machine Intelligence & Data Science technologies.


  • Donations to MIIA can be made via direct Bank transfer:

    • Bank Name: Standard Bank
    • Account Number: 283187794
    • Account Type: Business Current
    • Branch: Helderberg
    • Branch Code: 033012
    • BIC/Swift Code: SBZAZAJJ


  • Donations to MIIA can be made online via PayPal:

    • Single donations
    • Monthly recurring donations



  • Donations to MIIA can be made online via GivenGain:

    • Single donations
    • Monthly recurring donations

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  • Donations can also be send to us via check:

    • Make checks payable to:
      • Machine Intelligence Institute of Africa
      • Unit 20230, Bel’Aire Estate, Somerset West, 7130, South Africa.
    • Please include a note with an email address to mailing address so we can provide a tax receipt.


  • See MIIA’s nonprofit organization registration number in the registration details below.
  • Thanks in advance for your contributions which are very much appreciated and will help grow MIIA.
  • Please send any questions or comments to us at sponsors@machineintelligenceafrica.org or the Contact page.



  • MIIA is applying for grants and various types of funding that support its vision and mission to help transform Africa by solving African problems, supporting entrepreneurial activity, and help drive long-term inclusive and sustainable scientific, technological and socio-economic development on the continent.
  • If you know of any applicable grants / funding that we should apply for, please send the relevant information to us at  sponsors@machineintelligenceafrica.org or via the Contact page. Any inputs and recommendations in this regard are appreciated. 


Project-specific funding

  • We also cater for project-specific funding that address a specific problem or research area within the ambit of MIIA’s mission. This might include funding for new or existing projects registered on MIIA's Projects page and be done in consultation with our partners (which might include business, nonprofit organizations, academic and research organizations, startup incubators, or government organisations). 
  • If you have any questions or requests in this regard, please send them to us at sponsors@machineintelligenceafrica.org or via the Contact page.


Technology/Tools/Platforms donations

  • If you have or know of technology/tools/platforms that might be useful or relevant to MIIA in the execution of its operations and/or machine intelligence / data science related projects (and can be offered at a discount or for free), please send the relevant information to us at  sponsors@machineintelligenceafrica.org or via the Contact page. Any inputs and recommendations in this regard are appreciated. 
  • MIIA is also registered with SANGONeT and TechSoup Global. The SANGOTeCH online technology donation and discount portal is a partnership between SANGONeT and TechSoup Global, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organisation that assists nonprofits globally to access technology to deepen the impact of their work. TechSoup Global's mission is working toward a time when every nonprofit and NGO on the planet has the technology resources and knowledge they need to operate at their full potential.


MIIA's Registration Details

  • MIIA is a nonprofit organization with the following registration details: 
    • Registration Number: 2015/300168/08
    • Date of Incorporation: 21/08/2015
    • Registered in the Republic of South Africa in terms of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 and Companies Amendment Bill 40 of 2010
  • Please contact us if you need more information.


Types of Expenses associated with MIIA Operations & Activities