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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.

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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

Feature your Non Profit

WELCOME TO THE PHAMBANO TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE NETWORK OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN NONPROFITS!

Our Nonprofits are based in:

Angola

Botswana

Lesotho

Malawi

Mozambique

Namibia

South Africa

Swaziland

Zambia

Zimbabwe

TO FEATURE YOUR NONPROFIT ON OUR BLOG, PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM FOUND HERE

TO READ MORE ABOUT NONPROFIT EVENTS TAKING PLACE IN YOUR COUNTRY, PLEASE VISIT HERE

TO POST A DONATION, JOB OR VOLUNTEER REQUEST ON OUR AD PORTAL, PLEASE GO HERE

Discovery Foundation is Open for Application

Established in 2006 as one element of Discovery Holdings’ black economic empowerment transaction, the Discovery Foundation is an independent trust that is investing at least R150 million in grants towards developing South Africa’s scarce specialist healthcare resources.

Funding guidelines

The Discovery Foundation Awards include scholarships, bursaries and research fellowships as well as support for teaching and research institutions.

It is expected to support training of around 300 new medical specialists over ten years – focusing on training specialists for rural areas, developing academic medicine and research centres and increasing the number of sub-specialists.

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Sage Foundation awarding Five grants of R85 000 each

Hot919 and the Sage Foundation are awarding Five grants of R85 000 each

Sage Foundation together with Hot919 FM, believe in the potential and powerful impact that Non-Profit Organizations have in our community. Which is why we’re giving away five grants of R85 000 each to NPOs operating in the fields of Youth Development; Women, Health & well-being, and Entrepreneurship.

In order for any application to be considered, they must be:

A registered charity in South Africa
Support programs that align with our criteria which are supporting the youth in technology or education.
Able to measure impact as a result of the

2017 Global Trends in Giving Report

An annual report that examines the impact of technology, gender, generation, and ideology upon giving worldwide.

Based upon the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report is unique in that it is the only annual research project dedicated to studying how donors worldwide prefer to give and engage with their favorite their favorite causes and charitable organizations.

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CAF WORLD GIVING INDEX 2017

The CAF World Giving Index looks at how and why people around the world give to charity. In this, the eighth edition of the CAF World Giving Index, we’ve collected data from 139 countries, which represents an incredible 95% of the world’s population.

The report includes questions about three different types of giving behaviour, with each country ranked according to their answers to:

  • Helping a stranger
  • Donating money
  • Volunteering time

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Generosity declines worldwide but Africa saves the day: Global Survey

The world’s poorest continent continued to grow more generous according to a yearly index of charitable giving released on Tuesday, bucking the trend of otherwise declining signs of charity worldwide.

Africa was in a 2016 survey the only continent to report a continent-wide increase of its index generosity score when compared to its five-year average.

The score is a combined measure of respondents in 139 countries who were asked whether they had given money to a good cause, volunteered their time and helped a stranger.

“Despite the many challenges

Philanthropist Jannie Mouton new foundation worth R80m a year

Philanthropist’s new foundation worth R80m a year to charitable causes in SA
By SHELAGH GASTRO 31 AUG 2017 12:24 (SOUTH AFRICA)

While we in South Africa focus on the gloom and doom of the current context, faced with junk status and high-end corruption, a ray of sunshine popped out on Tuesday with the announcement by Jannie Mouton, Founder and Non-Executive Chairman of the PSG Group, that he is establishing a philanthropic foundation with an endowment value of more than R2-billion.

The establishment of a new philanthropic foundation by Jannie Mouton, Founder and Non-Executive