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Payments of NPO subsidies under way
Payments of NPO subsidies under wayArticle

The Gauteng Department of Social Development (DSD) says it is working to remedy delays in payment of non-profit organisations registered for subsidies...

1 day ago

Local NPOs awarded for innovation, resilience during Covid-19
Local NPOs awarded for innovation, resilience during Covid-19Article

Nedbank Private Wealth this year held a once-off initiative to recognise innovation and resilience demonstrated by local non-profit organisations during Covid-19...

28 Apr 2021

Innovating Justice Challenge: Last call for startups to win R174k in funding
Innovating Justice Challenge: Last call for startups to win R174k in fundingArticle

Justice startups looking for an opportunity to take their business to new heights have until 30 April 2021 to enter the Innovating Justice Challenge...

28 Apr 2021

Covid-19 spurs renewed focus on improving NPO governance standards
Covid-19 spurs renewed focus on improving NPO governance standardsArticle

While the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed many non-profit organisations to the brink of survival, it has also, however, resulted in a renewed focus on good governance...

26 Apr 2021

Holistic schools development mitigates Covid-19 impacts
Holistic schools development mitigates Covid-19 impactsArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic had a significant impact in 2020 on South Africa's schooling system...

Steven Lebere, Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 16 Apr 2021

CAFSA launches Validate4Good to help NPOs become eligible for funding
CAFSA launches Validate4Good to help NPOs become eligible for fundingArticle

Research by the CAFSA has revealed that some NPOs, while rendering critical services, don't have the compliance resources or expertise to be deemed grant ready...

7 Apr 2021

HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge calls on startups with social impact
HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge calls on startups with social impactArticle

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is calling on all game-changing justice startups that want to grow their social impact and business...

29 Mar 2021

ECDs urged to update information for relief fund
ECDs urged to update information for relief fundArticle

The Department of Social Development has urged ECD service organisations to update their information for the ECD Employment Stimulus Relief Fund (ECD-ESRF) by Saturday...

18 Mar 2021

Nation Builder to launch new impact management reporting guideline for social impact sector
Nation Builder to launch new impact management reporting guideline for social impact sectorArticle

Nation Builder plans to launch a free standardised impact management reporting guideline with the aim of helping non-profit organisations (NPOs) and social investors align better and measure the impact of their efforts and investments more effectively...

16 Mar 2021

Why CSI isn't where corporates should be skimping when it comes to budget cuts
Why CSI isn't where corporates should be skimping when it comes to budget cutsArticle

When asked what the reality on the ground is for NPOs after a year of Covid-19 and lockdowns of all levels, CSI group manager for Momentum Metropolitan...

8 Mar 2021

Setup a Startup launches Investment Readiness Programme Digital Platform
Setup a Startup launches Investment Readiness Programme Digital PlatformArticle

How can you prepare your company to be investment and due-diligence ready from the very beginning? To get the answer, join the launch of the Setup a Startup Investment Readiness Programme. A digital platform that connects entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors...

Issued by Setup a Startup 23 Feb 2021

Share of R1m up for grabs for NPOs in Nedbank Private Wealth Innovation Awards
Share of R1m up for grabs for NPOs in Nedbank Private Wealth Innovation AwardsArticle

Two South African non-profit organisations (NPOs) stand the chance to win a share of R1m for showing how they innovated and used technology...

22 Feb 2021

How Covid-19 could transform non-profit organisations
How Covid-19 could transform non-profit organisationsArticle

Covid-19 has been disruptive to non-profit organisations that are, in many cases, already operating on a shoestring...

Brent McKnight and Julie Gouweloos 1 Feb 2021

Trialogue survey reveals most-liked employee volunteering initiatives
Trialogue survey reveals most-liked employee volunteering initiativesArticle

According to a Trialogue survey, carried out for its 23rd annual Trialogue Business in Society Handbook, three-quarters of participating large companies had an employee volunteering programme...

14 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Strengthening NPO skills and processes
#BizTrends2021: Strengthening NPO skills and processesArticle

As an important contributor of skills and research to the non-profit, higher education and philanthropy sectors, Inyathelo shares trends towards ensuring NPO sustainability in 2021...

Nazeema Mohamed, Feryal Domingo and Soraya Joonas 8 Jan 2021

Africa Teen Geeks launches free coding and robotics holiday programme for kids
Africa Teen Geeks launches free coding and robotics holiday programme for kidsArticle

In partnership with Apodytes and Unicef South Africa, Africa Teen Geeks is running a free holiday coding and robotics classes from 4 to 22 January 2021. Classes will be conducted virtually in Zoom, the Ms Zora platform and YouTube...

Issued by Africa Teen Geeks 4 Jan 2021

Ford partners with YFM, donates R500,000 to Save the Children
Ford partners with YFM, donates R500,000 to Save the ChildrenArticle

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has dedicated extensive resources to assist communities and humanitarian organisations involved in helping the most vulnerable members of our society...

Issued by YFM 99.2 14 Dec 2020

Help is needed for victims
Help is needed for victimsArticle

Prof Hayley Walker-Williams, the deputy director of the School of Psychosocial Health at the North-West University (NWU), gives insight into why GBV victims find it hard to leave these relationships and what can be done to help them...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 27 Nov 2020

SA invests R10.7bn in corporate social investment during 2020
SA invests R10.7bn in corporate social investment during 2020Article

According to CSI consultancy Trialogue, South African companies spent an estimated R10.7bn on corporate social investment (CSI) in the 2020 financial year...

26 Nov 2020

Non-profit leaders face a stark new normal
Non-profit leaders face a stark new normalArticle

There is no easy Covid-19 pivoting for not-for-profit organisations (NPOs), which are facing enormous financial, human resources and technology issues...

Nazeema Mohamed 16 Nov 2020

Unchartered waters: Our new normal and adjusting to it
Unchartered waters: Our new normal and adjusting to itArticle

All organisations (businesses, companies, non-profit organisations and more) have been dealt a tough blow this year. None of us expected what 2020 had in store for us, but we all adapted (or didn't) differently...

Brian Eagar, Issued by MANGO-OMC 2 Nov 2020

Sustainability lessons from a pandemic
Sustainability lessons from a pandemicArticle

In 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic changed the global landscape into alien territory. On 26 March 2020, South Africa initiated lockdown and the last six months have created both opportunities and challenges for NGOs in South Africa...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 2 Nov 2020

5 high school girls develop NPO directory app
5 high school girls develop NPO directory appArticle

Five girls from Parklands College have brought to life an app that serves as a global directory of NPOs. Here's how and why it was created...

29 Oct 2020

Safcei joins global cage-free campaign against Burger King owner
Safcei joins global cage-free campaign against Burger King ownerArticle

Safcei has joined a global cage-free campaign launched against Restaurant Brands International, the owner of fast food brands Burger King and Popeyes...

28 Oct 2020

Unchartered waters: Our new normal and adjusting to it
Unchartered waters: Our new normal and adjusting to itArticle

None of us expected what 2020 had in store for us, but we all adapted (or didn't) differently. At the same time, the new normal has meant different things for different people and for different organisations...

Brian Eagar 28 Oct 2020

PayProp joins One World Zero Barriers Challenge
PayProp joins One World Zero Barriers ChallengeArticle

PayProp has joined other global Humanstate-owned businesses in the One World Zero Barriers Challenge...

28 Oct 2020

JumpStart programme wins MTN Award for Social Change
JumpStart programme wins MTN Award for Social ChangeArticle

Primary school mathematics education and youth employment programme JumpStart has been awarded the MTN Award for Social Change...

22 Oct 2020

6 NPOs receive R250k donation from Naked Insurance
6 NPOs receive R250k donation from Naked InsuranceArticle

Naked Insurance recently donated about R250,000 to six NPOs. Here's how the funds will be used by each social cause...

15 Oct 2020

Sappi lends a helping hand to assist communities during Covid-19: Video
Sappi lends a helping hand to assist communities during Covid-19: VideoArticle

When the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe at the beginning of 2020, it highlighted the plight of many of the more vulnerable communities. Sappi Southern Africa stepped in and donated scarce and essential items to assist and provide some relief in these difficult times...

Issued by Sappi 6 Oct 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on the NPO sector
Impact of Covid-19 on the NPO sectorArticle

Tshikululu Social Investments, one the country's leading social investment fund management and advisory firm, has undertaken a survey of over 170 NPOs around South Africa to assess the effect that Covid-19 has had on this crucial sector...

23 Sep 2020

Adapting monitoring and evaluation practices in a time of crisis
Adapting monitoring and evaluation practices in a time of crisisArticle

On 10 September 2020, responsible business consultancy Trialogue hosted a webinar on how M&E has adapted during the crisis and what lessons have emerged for funders, NPOs and other stakeholders...

Issued by Trialogue 22 Sep 2020

KZN NPOs probed for not delivering to distressed communities
KZN NPOs probed for not delivering to distressed communitiesArticle

KwaZulu-Natal Social Development MEC Nonhlanhla Khoza has instituted a formal investigation into the alleged failure of non-profit organisations (NPOs) to deliver social relief of distress (SRD) to communities around the province.

16 Sep 2020

SA businesses, individuals can support NPOs through Gap Fund
SA businesses, individuals can support NPOs through Gap FundArticle

Established by The Mergon Group in March 2020 to help South Africa's beleaguered non-profit organisations (NPOs), the Gap Fund has already raised more than R7m from private funders...

26 Aug 2020

Committing to our youth. Committing to our future
Committing to our youth. Committing to our futureArticle

A "Thought Lab Webinar" was held on 9 July on the value of youth development to society and the challenges programmes may experience in the present economic situation because of the coronavirus pandemic...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 26 Aug 2020

South African paradox
South African paradoxArticle

Dr Nadine Lake is a lecturer and Programme Director of the Gender Studies programme in the Centre for Gender and Africa Studies...

Dr Nadine Lake, Issued by University of the Free State 25 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere
#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhereArticle

Tinyiko Mageza talks us through her serendipitous career journey, the women who have shaped her growth, and how the V&A aims to drive meaningful impact while adapting to the pandemic...

Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Aug 2020

Glue VP launches in South Africa
Glue VP launches in South AfricaArticle

Africa's first virtual communication and collaboration platform conceived and developed by Africans has been launched in South Africa...

18 Aug 2020

Campaign launched to help NPOs raise funds for data, stay connected
Campaign launched to help NPOs raise funds for data, stay connectedArticle

Initiated and led by Inyathelo, the #KeepConnecting campaign was launched on Thursday, 13 August, to help raise funds that will be used to buy data vouchers for eligible NPOs...

18 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Sandra Orta helps provide healthtech innovations across Africa
#WomensMonth: Sandra Orta helps provide healthtech innovations across AfricaArticle

With over 18 years of experience in strategic and operational marketing, sales and business development roles within big pharma, mid-sized pharma, biotech, startups and non-profit organisations, Sandra Orta is passionate about contributing to a better world...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

Change in US tax law offers hope for local NPOs, universities
Change in US tax law offers hope for local NPOs, universitiesArticle

As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, passed by the US Congress in March, people who do not usually itemise deductions for their taxes can claim a deduction for charitable donations in the 2020/2021 financial year...

5 Aug 2020

SA technical production, events industry to #LightSAred
SA technical production, events industry to #LightSAredArticle

The South African technical production and live events industry has embarked on the #LightSAred campaign, which is set to take place on 5 August 2020, to address the effects that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the industry...

4 Aug 2020

Covid-19: Afrika Tikkun webinar unpacks shifting focus of global philanthropy
Covid-19: Afrika Tikkun webinar unpacks shifting focus of global philanthropyArticle

Part one of Afrika Tikkun's three-part webinar series, themed 'Global philanthropy, technology and the quest for equality', addressed how global philanthropy, improved technology and transformation can help...

29 Jul 2020

MTN Awards for Social Change to reward NPOS with R1m
MTN Awards for Social Change to reward NPOS with R1mArticle

Non-profit organisations have a chance to win their share of R1m in the MTN Awards for Social Change, which rewards good monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practice in the NPO sector...

Issued by Trialogue 20 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: Goedgedacht pivots to allay Covid-19 pressure in Swartland
#BizUnity: Goedgedacht pivots to allay Covid-19 pressure in SwartlandArticle

Results from the recently released National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) - Coronavirus Rapid Mobile (NIDS-CRAM) Survey reveal an exploding hunger crisis in South Africa...

Sindy Peters 17 Jul 2020

4 ways to make a real difference on Mandela Day
4 ways to make a real difference on Mandela DayArticle

Keri-Leigh Paschal, executive trustee of Nation Builder, unpacks some of the ways we can volunteer and make a difference on Mandela Day...

Keri-Leigh Paschal, Issued by Nation Builder 15 Jul 2020

ChangeMakersHub invites businesses to join its Mandela Day initiative
ChangeMakersHub invites businesses to join its Mandela Day initiativeArticle

As part of its Mandela Day initiative, tech-enabled, non-profit organisation ChangeMakersHub is inviting 30 businesses to donate R5,000 each...

13 Jul 2020

Lower or no rates for 11 new property categories
Lower or no rates for 11 new property categoriesArticle

The City of Cape Town has added 11 new property categories, implemented from 1 July 2020, for rates relief...

8 Jul 2020

Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemic
Safeguarding our communities through the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

Financial leaders are at a tipping point. The choices they are making today will become the bedrock of the industry for years to come...

Olga Arara-Kimani 6 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: Can your business help make the Tekkie Tax circle bigger?
#BizUnity: Can your business help make the Tekkie Tax circle bigger?Article

Now, more than ever, business SA is needed to lend a heroic hand...

Sindy Peters 1 Jul 2020

Commercial success and empathy can work together
Commercial success and empathy can work togetherArticle

Design that incorporates empathy and compassion has been gaining momentum for a number of years, with the focus of design increasingly shifting towards solving social issues...

30 Jun 2020

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