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Purpose Brings Results

15/11/2018 • Editors Blog, head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press Release, Truth B ToldComments (0)

Companies undertake corporate social investment (CSI) for various reasons. While there isn’t necessarily a right or wrong reason to undertake CSI, company motivations matter because the “why” of doing this work shapes what is done, how it’s done, and its effectiveness.   For some, CSI is a pure public relations exercise. Others feel themselves

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Why CSI Managers and Funders End Up Funding the Same NGOs Time After Time?

31/10/2018 • Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press ReleaseComments (2)

Chances are high that you’re involved in closing down your own organisation! We received such great feedback from the CSI genocide article (emailed October 25) that one has to wonder why this elephant in the room has evoked so little comment before. By

Is your NGO or NPO in trouble or closing down?

25/10/2018 • Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press Release, Truth B ToldComments (0)

How corporates have singlehandedly created CSI genocide in South Africa As host of Funders’ Round, I have spoken with CSI managers who manage some of the most impressive and ground-breaking CSI budgets in South Africa.  Close conversations over the last

Sanparks Gets New Aircraft Thanks To Myplanet Rhino Fund

23/10/2018 • Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press ReleaseComments (0)

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has announced its donations for 2018, and thanks to around 34 000 supporters swiping their MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet cards at participating retailers, R2 940 000 was raised over the past year. This is vital funding to help boost

Social entrepreneurship: starting a garden and growing a business. – Nonhlanhla Joye

02/10/2018 • Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Home, Latest News, National, News, Press ReleaseComments (0)

Context: Nation Builder is an initiative that inspires and equips businesses to lead social change. Nation Builder believes that businesses can play a key role in strengthening South Africa, its people and the underlying social structures that support our

MySchool Sponsors Children’s Diabetes Camp

27/09/2018 • head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press ReleaseComments (0)

Life is never the same again for children and teens diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases in South Africa. Type 1 diabetes which occurs mainly in children and young people,  is an autoimmune disease, where the

CSRNEWSSA Turns Five In October: We Are Launching Our Print Publication, Faces Of CSI

17/09/2018 • head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press ReleaseComments (0)

Faces of CSI Industry is our newest addition – a quarterly print publication that captures the best and the brightest, the high points and the lows, of doing CSI in South Africa. We’ve always had basic Monitoring and Evaluation – but never a journal

Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund Call For Submission

13/09/2018 • head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press ReleaseComments (0)

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) are inviting emerging black filmmakers to submit proposals for consideration under the Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund (EBFTF).  Launched in 2014,

Angela Larkan, Co-Founder Of Thanda, A KZN Based NGO, Explains Why She’ll Be Attending The Second Funders’ Round South Africa – And Why You Should, Too

10/09/2018 • head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press ReleaseComments (0)

When Director and Co-Founder of Thanda, Angela Larkan, attended Funders’ Round South Africa in 2017, she knew that the trip from Durban to Johannesburg would be worth the time and expense. A one-day event hosting a throng of potential funders in one room

Why Are Women’s Day And Mandela Day Akin To Cancer?

13/08/2018 • Editors Blog, Editors Notes, Editors Picks, head, Home, Latest News, National, News, On the Go, Press Release, Truth B ToldComments (1)

Cancer, according to Wikipedia, is a group of diseases characterised by abnormal cell growth, having the potential to invade or spread to all parts of the body.  I find in our attitudes to special days an almost cancerous spreading taking place; an idea has