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The Search is on for South Africa's Philanthropy heroes!

The Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards were initiated by the South African Institute for Advancement to acknowledge, celebrate and honor those whose personal giving has contributed towards sustainable social change in our country.

The Search is on for South Africa's Philanthropy heroes!

Nominations have opened for the tenth annual Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards.

The annual Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards acknowledge, celebrate and profile those whose personal giving has contributed towards sustainable social change in our country. Since 2007, more than 75 awards have been presented to philanthropists who have contributed to South African society through their giving.

Previous awardees include the Founding Directors of the Adonis Musati Project for refugees, Gayle McWalter and Gahlia Brogneri; Internationally-acclaimed choreographer and dance sensation, Paul Modjadji ; 13-year-old pianist and community activist, Tyrone Aaron; Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu; Co-Founder of the ‘Spread Luv Movement’, Kgomotso Mokoena; the Ackerman family; Director of Hlumelelisa for convicted offenders, Paul Bruns; Champion of orphans and vulnerable children in Durban, Mohamed Fayaz Khan; Judy Stuart, dairywoman and Founder of the Future Farmers Foundation; and Founding Chairman of The Atlantic Philanthropies Charles Feeney for his multi-million rand contribution to promoting social justice, better healthcare and human rights in South Africa.

We are looking for more role models in philanthropy, from all walks of life and communities! If you know someone who has created systemic change through the contribution of their own financial resources, Inyathelo encourages you to nominate them for the 2016 Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards. 

Anyone can nominate their philanthropy hero by filling in the online nomination form or by contacting Inyathelo on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 021-465 6981.

 

Nominations close on 15 July 2016 and the awardees will be announced at a gala dinner event at The Rotunda at The Bay Hotel in Camps Bay on the 3rd November 2016.

 

For interview requests, please contact:

Gillian Mitchell
Philanthropy Programme
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Tel: 021-465-6981/2

For more information, please contact:

Veronique Adonis
Philanthropy Programme
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Tel: 021-469-9015