The Beyond Painting Classrooms initiative was established by FirstRand in 2012 with the support of Charities Aid Foundation South Africa (CAFSA). CAF Southern Africa (CAFSA) is an NGO which promotes philanthropy, volunteering and corporate social investment in South Africa.
What is Beyond Painting Classrooms?
Beyond Painting Classrooms provides opportunities for people passionate about corporate employee volunteering to learn about good practices in the field, share success stories, discuss challenges and build knowledge collectively through critical and respectful engagement.
Click here to learn more about the vision, mission , values and objectives of Beyond Painting Classrooms.

The third Beyond Painting Classrooms conference will take place at the Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg on the 13 and 14 September 2017.  The theme of this year’s discussion is “inspiring employee volunteering”.   The conference aims to attract over 150 delegates and speakers this year from across the country.  Registration for the 2017 conference will open in early June.

Enter the first national Employee Awards Programme
Beyond Painting has launched the first national Employee Volunteering awards programme. Click on the Awards tab above to access the information on how to enter, the criteria, terms and conditions and entry forms.   Entries open on the 1 June 2017 and close 21 July 2017
Click on the Conferences tab above to access conference reports, presentations, conference feedback summaries and the photo gallery for the 2013 and 2015 conference.
Click on the Workshops tab above to access workshop reports, presentations, feedback summaries and photo galleries held in Gauteng and Cape Town 2014 to 2017.
Click on the News tab above to access news and articles about BPC.
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