22 Apr
  • By Brownie Points
  • Cause in

Offering You A Helping Hand

This is not a job, it becomes a lifestyle – it takes far more commitment than an 8h00 to 16h00 job. BUT the reward is also way better in terms of making a difference in the lives of others. When you see change – real change in someone’s eyes – it touches you forever and […]

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p2p fundraising
10 Jul
  • By Dayle Kavonic
  • Cause in

The Scoop on Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Helen Keller once said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much”. If you work for an NPO and you’re feeling a little alone and ineffective in the fundraising department, perhaps it’s time to consider some teamwork.6 Peer-to-peer fundraising, also known as P2P, social or team fundraising, relies on the clout […]

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creative fundraising
15 Apr
  • By Camilla Marsh
  • Cause in

4 Creative Ways to Fund Raise

In our modern world of instant gratification, incessant media messaging and inertia caused by too many choices, it is no longer survival of the fittest, nor even the smartest, in the 21st century we’re looking at survival of the most creative. As an individual, a business, and yes, as an NPO, to truly succeed in […]

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NPO fundraising
18 Mar
  • By Malcolm Boyd
  • Cause in

The fundraising and responsibility role of Governing Body in resource development

“Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving”. – Henry Rosso It never ceases to amaze me when I hear governing body members say – “I’ll come onto your governing body, but don’t ask me to fund raise.” My experience over the years has taught me that many governing body members are unsure […]

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fundraising
12 Feb
  • By Laura Parker
  • Cause in

Why Fundraising is Like Dating

Fundraising is like dating, you don’t get married on the first date… With Valentine’s Day coming up, I want to share some of my personal experiences about fundraising, as I always laugh about how similar it is to dating. Because I, like most, don’t “like” fundraising (or dating!!), I do my best to make sure […]

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Governing Body Performance
06 Nov
  • By Brownie Points
  • Cause in

Card4Change: Changing Lives with Shell

Introducing their new Card4Change initiative, with Shell you can now fill up your tank with good intentions.   What is Card4Change? When you fill your tank at participating Shell outlets, you now have the opportunity to donate money easily and effectively to your chosen charities. All you’ve got to do is contact Shell to receive […]

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22 Oct
  • By Brownie Points
  • Cause in

NPO Festive Fundraising with Shoprite & Checkers

NPO’s, with Christmas around the corner, it’s time to get festive with your fundraising! Don’t miss this once-a-year offer from Shoprite, Checkers and Checkers Hyper to jump on the sleigh and up your donation count! Here’s how to connect your cause this Christmas.  The tradition of charities wrapping gifts in exchange for customer donations has […]

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#MyGivingStory
17 Oct
  • By Laura Parker
  • Cause in

Win R20 000 for Your Favourite Cause with #MyGivingStory

How does winning R20,000 for an NPO of your choice sound? If you’re interested, keep reading!! As Giving Tuesday South Africa, we’re excited to launch this contest! We’re keen to hear more from all of you about why you give, what you give towards, and how you give. We want to know more about the causes […]

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social enterprise profit
21 Jun
  • By Carrie Leaver
  • Cause in

Social Enterprise: Let’s Talk About Profit

Profit in a not-for-profit organisation? For many in the traditional not-for-profit sector, talking and even thinking about making money is considered a conflict of organisational mission and spirit. Many firmly believe that making money in the not-for-profit sector is utterly unethical (it’s in the name!). However, the time to step down from our moral righteousness […]

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