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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.

Partnership

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 (techreport.ngo) 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

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

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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.

More info