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A tribute to David Cuthbert – The Power of One – “ ke e:/xarra//ke “

David Cuthbert passed away peacefully at the end of July in Coventry, England.  David was an author, public speaker, lecturer, mentor, a husband, a Dad, a counsellor and one of the most admired fundraising legends in Africa.

He was Founding President of SAIF for 5 years and held office once again from 1994 to 1996. He was also one of the first three African members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, when it was knowns as the National Society for Fundraising Executive (NSFRE) and became a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)




(Table View, Cape Town)


SANCCOB, a leading marine conservation non-profit organization, seeks to employ a Receptionist to join their team in Table View, Cape Town. The Receptionist will be responsible for the management of SANCCOB’s front office and will report to SANCCOB’s Business Manager.




Key responsibilities:


Managing the switchboard, screening and directing calls in a professional manner
Secretarial duties including welcoming guests and preparing for and taking minutes of meetings
Maintaining and replenishing office stock and general supplies
Assisting the Supply Chain Management department with receiving of deliveries and stock takes
Weekly banking and post office

How Nonprofits Can Raise More Money: 6 Trends to Watch

Technology and media are in constant evolution, challenging consumers, donors, and fundraisers to adapt. Here are six trends for nonprofits to consider as they create their annual plans to raise money and engage supporters this year.

1. Mobile Matters

We’ve been saying it for years, and it’s truer now more than ever — everything you do with fundraising and donor engagement needs to be oriented towards the mobile experience. Simply put, it’s time to fix your emails, website pages, videos, donation pages, and anything you do online so that it can be

The HEINEKEN Africa Foundation – Call for Application submission

The HEINEKEN Africa Foundation works closely together with the HEINEKEN breweries in Sub-Saharan Africa and (N)GO’s.

Underpinning HEINEKEN’s long-standing commitment to Africa, projects are only carried out in the Sub-Saharan African countries in which HEINEKEN is operating.


For each project a partnership is created between the HEINEKEN Africa Foundation, the local HEINEKEN brewery and a local or international (N)GO. The Foundation provides funding and administrative assistance. The local brewery supports through means of manpower, expertise and monitoring. The (N)GO is responsible for the implementation and continuation of the project.

How to apply

Project proposals can

The Prince Claus Fund call for applications for the Network Partnership Grant

The Prince Claus Fund is now accepting applications for the Network Partnership Grant from cultural organisations operating in Africa (Please note that only countries from these regions listed in the DAC List will be eligible to apply for this grant). The Fund and its Partners work together from the conceptualisation of the partnership to the execution and implementation of its projects. It is a partnership which goes beyond financial support, and thrives on the creative ideas and dialogue generated between the Fund and its Partners.

What is the Network Partnership?

The Network Partnership Grants are provided exclusively to cultural

2018 Global NGO Technology Report


The Global NGO Technology Report ( is an annual research project that seeks to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
use technology. Sponsored by the Public Interest Registry and researched by Nonprofit Tech for Good, the report summarizes how NGOs use web and email communications,
online fundraising tools, social media, mobile technology, and data management and security software.

Now in its third edition, the primary goal of this year’s report is to provide an updated set of technology benchmarks for NGOs worldwide. In the beginning of the report, the survey data is averaged globally, but

Charities Aid Foundation Southern Africa – South Africa Giving report 2017

Despite challenging economic circumstances, the South Africa Giving 2017 report reveals that individuals in South Africa – particularly the younger generation – continue to give of their time and money to assist individuals and communities in need.

Detailing the different ways that people in South Africa donate and volunteer, this report covers how much money on average is donated by individuals, which causes people give to, how people like to give, as well as what motivates people to give.

It’s positive to note that almost nine out of ten people surveyed

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI)

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act has been signed into law by the President on 19 November and published in the Government Gazette Notice 37067 on 26 November 2013.

Read more here

HCI Foundation is open for application

The HCI Foundation encourages applications from registered public benefit organisations with a proven track record of implementing community programmes within the borders of South Africa.

We may fund religious organisations to implement a social service programme which benefits the whole community irrespective of religious affiliation.

We do not fund commercial ventures like sponsorship’s, golf days, conferences, exhibitions, fundraising dinners; political organisations, profit making organisations (such as Closed Corporations and Companies) and endowment funds.

If you are unsure about whether we may fund your project, please ensure that your application fits one of our focus areas.

These are:

Education and Professional

Call for proposal: 2018 Erasmus+ Call and Programme Guide

€2.7 billion in funding available for education, training, youth and sport projects, more than ever before.

Organisations wishing to bid for funding in 2018 through Erasmus+, the European Union’s programme for education, training, youth and sport, can start to prepare their grant applications from today. The Erasmus+ Programme Guide, which provides detailed information on how to apply, is available here.

Additional links:

Call for proposal

Programme guide