Inyathelo's Blogspot

27February

Connecting South African grant seekers to a world of funding opportunities

Connecting South African grant seekers to a world of funding opportunities

Many local, under-funded non-profit organisations (NPOs) are struggling to deliver much-needed goods and services under tough economic conditions – but a lifeline could be found in a welcoming office in Woodstock, Cape Town.

23February

[EVENT] Strategy and Fundraising Workshop: 27-28 March 2017

[EVENT] Strategy and Fundraising Workshop: 27-28 March 2017

We would like to invite you to a workshop on strategy, creating a fundraising plan and refining your ask.

08February

The higher education fees tsunami

The higher education fees tsunami

 

By Khairoonisa Foflonker, Inyathelo Programme Co-ordinator

This article was originally published in the 2016 Inyathelo Annual Report.

Inyathelo’s role has been to provide higher education institutions and civil society organisations with training and technical support in order to strengthen their financial sustainability. 

30January

Advancement: a way of thinking about organisational sustainability

Advancement: a way of thinking about organisational sustainability

By Lizel Shepherd, Programme Coordinator, Advancement Training and Support

This article was originally published in the 2016 Inyathel Annual Report.

"Advancement is a multi-layered approach to engaging the external environment and encourages organisations to work in an integrated way to attract the resources optimal for sustainability

23January

Building professional practice in the advancement field

Nazli Abrahams, Programme Director, Inyathelo

By Nazli Abrahams, Programme Director, Inyathelo

This article is also available in Inyathelo's Annual Report

"Over the long term, the aim is to facilitate the establishment of Advancement as an area of professional study in Africa, more expressly as a specialist postgraduate university qualification."

10January

Nomfundo Walaza speaks at UCT graduation ceremony

Nomfundo Walaza speaks at UCT graduation ceremony

Nomfundo Walaza, Caretaker Executive Director of Inyathelo and UCT alumnus, addressed the advanced degree qualifiers from the Faculties of Health Sciences, Science and Commerce at the UCT graduation ceremonies this past December.

20December

Inyathelo 2016 Year End Letter

Inyathelo 2016 Year End Letter

This has been a turbulent year for our country, with Inyathelo operating at the coalface of a society in transition, facing challenges to its most august institutions. However, despite external and internal obstacles, Inyathelo has - with hugely committed partners, and following the approach and practice of Advancement - supported numerous organisations in their journey towards optimal functionality and sustainability.

14December

EVENT: Annual Survey Of Philanthropy In Higher Education 2015 Findings Presentation

EVENT: Annual Survey Of Philanthropy In Higher Education 2015 Findings Presentation

Inyathelo invites you to a presentation on the Findings for the 2016 ASPIHE Report based on 2015 data. The initiative introduces a robust mechanism for collecting reliable and consistent data making it increasingly possible to discern and analyse trends in philanthropic income to universities.

Download The 2015 ASPIHE report.

12December

Convergence point for civil society

Convergence point for civil society

By Feryal Domingo, Operations Director, Inyathelo

This article is also available in Inyathelo's Annual Report

The Inyathelo Civil Society Sustainability Centre is now fully operational. Within the Centre, in creative Woodstock, the Hub provides a supportive, innovative yet cost-effective professional space for civil society organisations. It is rapidly entrenching Inyathelo as the convergence point for civil society and philanthropists, where opinions and support are garnered, resolutions made, and issues affecting civil society are addressed – in the same way that the Constitutional Court functions as a physical representation of the constitution.

09December

Politics of memory and honouring women’s history

Nomboniso Gasa, Zubeida Jaffer, Simamkele Dlakavu, Nomfundo Walaza

Remembering the prominent role played by ground-breaking women, and calling for renewed activism and solidarity, were recurring themes at a breakfast discussion on Friday 25 November at Inyathelo: the South African Institute for Advancement.

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