- SAIF's local branches offer you a chance to network and meet like-minded people by attending seminars,meetings, educational programmes and social events.
- SAIF's Biennial Convention brings fundraising professional together to discuss, teach and learn about fundraising development issues on all levels.
- SAIF Learning Centre teaches the basic skills that new professionals need. Courses include on-the-job references to such issues as ethics, case statements, proposal writing, annual giving, major gifts, and development office management.
The SAIF website is the main portal for the flow of information and members are encouraged to visit it regularly to keep informed. A member only gateway is being implemented as soon as possible and will be an important networking and resource tool. In the meantime, regular newsletters and emails are sent out to alert members to important news whether legislative, regulatory or informative.
SAIF undertakes research into matters affecting the profession and is regularly approached for advice on matters of employment.
SAIF offers a variety of member discounts negotiated with associated organisations, on behalf of members, that are advised as applicable. Member discounts are offered regularly on fees for courses,meetings and conferences.
When you're ready to join, download our application form above or ask for a membership application form available from the SAIF office and become a part of the community of professional fundraisers.
We look forward to receiving your application. Membership fee is R700 per year for individuals.