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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.

08December

Galvanising civil society

Galvanising civil society

James Taylor is an Associate with the Community Development Resource Association in Cape Town, which advances conscious and continuous learning about development processes and the art of intervention.

This article is also available in Inyathelo's latest Annual Report.

02December

Book sale - 50% off selected Inyathelo Publications

Book sale - 50% off selected Inyathelo Publications

Until 31 March 2017, we will be offering selected books from our collection at 50% off. 

 

24November

Deciphering the meanings and explaining the South African higher education student protests

Deciphering the meanings and explaining the South African higher education student protests

By Dr Saleem Badat, Programme Director: International Higher Education & Strategic Projects of The Andrew W Mellon Foundation. In this essay, Dr Badat calls for a dispassionate analysis of the student protest movement in South Africa.

The article is also available in Inyathelo's latest Annual Report.

23November

Is your NPO ready for the fifth annual #GivingTuesday?

Is your NPO ready for the fifth annual #GivingTuesday?

29 November 2016 marks the fifth annual #GivingTuesday. This initiative began in the United States as a counterpoint to the gaudy commercialism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is now a fixture on many NPO’s fourth-quarter calendars all over the globe. Thus far, participation in South Africa remains slow, but as Black Friday gains momentum here, is #GivingTuesday poised to follow suit? If so, how can your organisation participate?

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