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04February

When is the right time to leave? by Shelagh Gastrow

When is the right time to leave? by Shelagh Gastrow

At the end of January I gave in my notice of resignation after twelve years at the helm of Inyathelo as Executive Director. This was a giant step – to move on from an organisation I conceptualised, founded, helped to grow and deepen.

02February

Inyathelo announces the resignation of Shelagh Gastrow

Inyathelo announces the resignation of Shelagh Gastrow

Inyathelo's founder and Director, Shelagh Gastrow, has announced her resignation.

26January

Bill & Melinda Gates' 'Big Bet'

Bill and Melinda Gates discuss the breakthroughs in health, farming, banking, and education that will make that progress possible.

Bill and Melinda Gates are willing to bet their credibility, time, and money that the lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history.

22January

OPEN DAY at the new Inyathelo Civil Society Sustainability Centre

OPEN DAY at the new Inyathelo Civil Society Sustainability Centre

You are invited to join us for our first OPEN DAY at the new Inyathelo Civil Society Sustainability Centre in Woodstock, Cape Town.

  • When? Tuesday, 10 February 2015
  • Time? From 08h30, tours and events throughout day beginning at 09h00
  • Where? 2nd Floor, The Armoury, Buchanan Square, Woodstock, Cape Town. Download and print out the map to Inyathelo
  • RSVP online or email Anthula Higgins on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on 021 465 6981. 
09January

Is this the age of the 'philanthropreneur'?

Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing; Tony and Maureen Wheeler Chair in Entrepreneurship, London School of Business

Rajesh Chandy, professor of marketing at London Business School, argues that today’s philanthropists are much more interventionist than their charitable predecessors. "They know that a cheque can only get you so far."

17December

Shelagh Gastrow interviewed on CNBC Africa.

Shelagh Gastrow interviewed on CNBC Africa.
Watch on the CNBCAfrica website
According to Barclays, South Africans are the most philanthropic on the continent. Shelagh Gastrow, Executive Director and Founder of Inyathelo: South African Institute for Philanthropy joins CNBC Africa for more...
11December

Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards in the Headlines

Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards in the Headlines

This year's Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards received an impressive and unprecedented amount of media attention. For your convenience and enjoyment, we gathered all the Inyathelo Awards news stories below:

28November

Surprising trends from the 2014 World Giving Index

Surprising trends from the 2014 World Giving Index

Since 2010 the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has published the annual World Giving Index, which looks at charitable behaviour in 135 countries. The report is based on more than a million interviews conducted by Gallup since 2005/06, as part of their World Poll survey.

What are the top giving countries around the world? The answers may surprise you. Indeed, eleven G20 countries are ranked outside of the World Giving Index Top 50.

24November

Read the the latest Issue of Advance: The Inyathelo Newsletter.

Read the the latest Issue of Advance: The Inyathelo Newsletter.

The November 2014 edition of Advance, Inyathelo's monthly newsletter is now available!

 
19November

Participatory Grant Making – A Success Story from Southern Africa

Participatory Grant Making – A Success Story from Southern Africa

The Other Foundation, an Atlantic Philanthropies grantee working to advance the rights and well-being of LGBTI people in Southern Africa, wanted its first grant making initiative to be special. They devised a unique process dubbed "participatory grant making" that is a model for transparency and simplicity. 

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