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01April

New Report: 2014 Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education (ASPIHE) in South Africa.

New Report: 2014 Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education (ASPIHE) in South Africa.

This report presents the findings of the 2013 Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education (ASPIHE) in South Africa. The survey, which is the first in what we hope will become a regular annual series, was conducted by EduActive Solutions Ltd on behalf of Inyathelo with financial support from the Kresge Foundation.

30March

The new .ngo domain — is it worth the cost for SA NGOs?

The new .ngo domain — is it worth the cost for SA NGOs?

Guest blog post by Ruendree Govinder, founder of the Nonprofit Network: a resource centre for South African nonprofit organisations using social media, websites and e-newsletters to further their mission. 

23March

Can government simply deregister outspoken non-profits? by Shelagh Gastrow

Can government simply deregister outspoken non-profits? by Shelagh Gastrow

The abuse of non-profits that are, in essence, just doing their job, is on the increase. There appears to be a distinct lack of political education about our Constitution within the ruling party. And there also appear to be disturbing and ongoing threats to independent organisations who speak out against the ANC.

18March

Advice from social change workers in the field: "Be Part of the Change"

Advice from social change workers in the field:

Destiny Magazine has just published a great article on how businesses and individuals can give real expression to non-profit initiatives. It's a question we are asked regularly in the Inyathelo Civil Society Hub: how do you make a significant and meaningful impact with limited financial resources? First of all, you need a clear strategy to ensure your sustainability as a non-profit.

16March

Will the SA government really deregister outspoken NPOs?

Will the SA government really deregister outspoken NPOs?

How seriously should we be taking threats to deregister outspoken NPOs? Recently, Murray Hunter from the Right 2 Know campaign, TAC General Secretary Anele Yawa, Sheldon Magardie from the Legal Resources Centre, and Simbongile Kamtshe, the Head of Programmes at the Association of Community Advice Offices of South Africa (ACAOSA) joined Inyathelo's Executive Director Shelagh Gastrow for a debate on the topic. But first, a little background...

12March

March "Get Resourceful" session recap: Blindspotting for your Organisation

March

In this month's Get Resourceful session, Shelagh Gastrow identified the need for everyone in your organisation to keep current on trends, news and events that impact on the sector of your work.  

06March

2014 Inyathelo Leadership Symposium: Blind Spots and Bright Lights

Central to Inyathelo’s work is building and sharing new local knowledge through top-quality research publications. Our latest report focusses on the learnings from the 2014 Inyathelo Leadership Symposium which was undertaken in partnership with the Private Philanthropy Circle, a network of local and international philanthropic foundations that make grants in South Africa.  All of Inyathelo’s research reports are available for free download. 

Download: 2014 Inyathelo Leadership Symposium: Blind Spots and Bright Lights.

05March

Shelagh Gastrow's latest Op-Ed in the Daily Maverick: Philanthropy in times of disaster

Shelagh Gastrow's latest Op-Ed in the Daily Maverick: Philanthropy in times of disaster

The fires that raged around Cape Town and the southern peninsula last week sparked an amazing public response. To date, over R3 million has been raised for the Fire Relief Fund. In an op-ed piece for the Daily Maverick, "Philanthropy in times of disaster: Beyond the emergency," Shelagh Gastrow reflects on what needs to happen to sustain this philanthropic momentum: 

26February

Finance Minister announces increased funding to National Student Financial Aid Scheme

Finance Minister announces increased funding to National Student Financial Aid Scheme

During his first Budget Speech in Parliament on Wednesday, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene announced a R2.7bn funding increase to the National Student Financing Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

20February

Read the latest issue of Advance: The Inyathelo Newsletter - Feb 2015

The February 2015 issue of Advance is available. Read about the latest news and events including our first Open Day celebrating the launch Inyathelo’s Sustainability Centre, as well as articles of interst relating to South African civil society.


 

 
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