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15June

Spotlight on Youth in Philanthropy

Spotlight on Youth in Philanthropy

As the Youth Day commemorations wind down, we at are reminded that young South Africans continue to sacrifice and give of themselves in hopes of building a better nation for all. 

12June

Getting Resourceful on Human Capacity!

Getting Resourceful on Human Capacity!

Every month Inyathelo is hosting a free Get Resourceful session focusing on one of the Ten Elements of Advancement, where we share useful resources, tips, know-how, expert advice and insights to help you ADVANCE your organisation and mobilise resources. This month, we focussed on Human Capacity.

12June

Human Capacity Q&A transcript from Twitter

In an effort to share learnings with our broader community, Inyathelo hosted a Twitter Q&A with our experts on Human Capacity as part of the 10 June "Get Resourceful" session.

 

09June

FREE Download: "Roles and Responsibilities in an Advancement Operation" by Shelagh Gastrow

Roles and Responsibilities in an Advancement Operation, by Shelagh Gastrow, is the latest offering from the ASK Inyathelo Pocket Guide Series. It is aimed at practitioners from large institutions, such as universities, as well as smaller civil society organisations. 

05June

Has your organisation thought about Succession Planning?

Has your organisation thought about Succession Planning?

So many small NPOs are driven by one person who serves as founder, director, fundraiser, and CEO. But how does such an organisation plan for the day when that leader is no longer around?

28May

Can Corporate Social Investment Get it Wrong?

A new report commissioned by Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) illustrates the shortcomings of well-meaning social investment programmes.

27May

Is your organisation thinking of using interns?

Is your organisation thinking of using interns?

June coincides with the start of the “summer intern” season for many American and European university students. South Africa is a highly sought after internship destination for these students, having all the romance and mystique of Africa, and (usually) all the conveniences of home. Is your organisation in a position to benefit from this influx of volunteers from across the waters?

21May

New Report: Student Access and Success: Issues and Interventions in South African Universities.

The South African Institute for Advancement has published a comprehensive new report into the key access and success challenges facing public higher education in South Africa. 

16May

Sheryl Sandburg, The Giving Pledge, and International Philanthropy

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and her husband, Dave Goldberg, have pledged at least half of their $1 billion fortune to charity. Sources say she will likely focus her efforts on international women's issues.

15May

FREE Download: Budgeting for Sustainability. By Shelagh Gastrow.

Budgeting for Sustainability, by Shelagh Gastrow, is the latest offering from the ASK Inyathelo Pocket Guide Series. It’s full of authoritative, yet digestible, bits of advice on what donors like to see, and perhaps more importantly, what donors don’t like to see in a budget proposal.  It also discusses what to do when donors won't cover core cost, and gives ideas on developing new income streams for your organization.

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