Inyathelo's Blogspot

03November

Institutional Advancement success: Wits receives R100 million donation

Institutional Advancement success: Wits receives R100 million donation

By Khairoonisa Foflonker, Programme Co-ordinator at Inyathelo

31October

Please don't call us "charities." Shelagh Gastrow

Please don't call us

Recently the CEO of a well-respected local non-profit organisation lamented that the philanthropic sector had not changed in 400 years. This simply isn’t true. However, it is entirely likely that our assumptions about non-profits are based on stereotypes that are indeed centuries old. 

24October

South Africa NPOs play critical role. By Nazli Abrahams - Cape Times

South Africa NPOs play critical role. By Nazli Abrahams - Cape Times

Nazli Abrahams, Programme Director at Inyathelo, the South Africa Institute for Advancement, wrote this letter to the editor of the Cape Times in response to the Lorenzo Davids op-ed piece

24October

You don't have to be rich to be a philanthropist

You don't have to be rich to be a philanthropist

Today's trend in philanthropy is to think less about the size of the gift and more about the impact. Since 2007 the Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards has been putting a spotlight on South Africans who have worked to better their communities with their targeted, thoughtful philanthropic efforts.

20October

RIP Gerald Kraak of The Atlantic Philanthropies

RIP Gerald Kraak of The Atlantic Philanthropies

Inyathelo mourns the passing of Gerald Kraak, Head of the South African office of The Atlantic Philanthropies.

16October

Private funding will help to keep democracy alive. By Shelagh Gastrow - Business Report

Private funding will help to keep democracy alive. By Shelagh Gastrow - Business Report

PHILANTHROPY AND LITIGATION

The key difference between private philanthropic funding and money coming from the government or the corporate sector is the issue of accountability. Mark Shuttleworth is putting money into defending constitutional rights in Africa.

13October

Commercial office space to rent in Woodstock

Commercial office space to rent in Woodstock

Inyathelo is moving to new premises at the end of November so we are looking for tenants to take up the lease on our current offices on the 2nd Floor of Fairweather House in Woodstock, Cape Town. 

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08October

CAF produces Guide to Savvy Giving Infographic

CAF produces Guide to Savvy Giving Infographic

Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) devised a simple decision tree to guide donors into making charitable contributions in a way that best suits them.

 

08October

What do ice-buckets have to do with fundraising?

What do ice-buckets have to do with fundraising?

The #IceBucketChallenge has taken social media and the fundraising world by storm over the past few months. What can we learn from this highly successful viral campaign?

Guest blog post by Ruendree Govinder, founder of the Nonprofit Network and Online Media Consultant for Inyathelo.

03October

Call for Comment: DTI proposes cap on SA Lotteries funding

Call for Comment: DTI proposes cap on SA Lotteries funding

The Department of Trade and Industry announced proposed amendments to the National Lotteries regulations that would set funding caps for potential beneficiaries.

 

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