Africa Day
20 May
  • By Camilla Marsh
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All You Need To Know About Africa Day

Have you ever experienced the incredulous look in a foreigner’s eyes when you explain to them that Africa is infact a continent and not a single country? And when you tell them you’re from SOUTH Africa and they ask you where that is? And all this before even starting to explain that no lions do […]

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08 Mar
  • By Brownie Points
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Are You a Young South African? Apply Now For The Global Citizen Fellowship!

The team at Brownie Points is excited to announce this awesome opportunity now available for young South Africans! On 2 December 2018 Tyler Perry and BeyGOOD made an amazing commitment on the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 stage, and now it’s all coming to life… Funded by Tyler Perry through BeyGOOD, the Global Citizen Fellowship Program will unearth […]

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volunteering advice
04 Mar
  • By Dayle Kavonic
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Invaluable Advice from One Volunteer to Others

I remember my first day of work like it was yesterday. I felt hopelessly lost and out of my depth. Nothing during my studies or the years leading to my professional debut prepared me for the reality of work life. Nothing really could. Because the truth is, nothing beats real-world experience. This unspoken truth applies […]

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fundraising
12 Feb
  • By Laura Parker
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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
07 Dec
  • By Malcolm Boyd
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How To Evaluate NPO Governing Body Performance

As NPOs we may too often hear statements such as:   “What?! You want to conduct a performance evaluation on me as a governing body member?… You should just be happy that I am on your governing body (board) in the first place.”   However, it’s vital to conduct timely evaluations of governing body member’s performance. […]

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Tshemba Foundation
29 Nov
  • By Brownie Points
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Unique Voluntourism Opportunity for Doctors in South Africa

As a medical professional, how would you like to lose yourself in Africa’s wildest nature while rediscovering a love to help those in need? Well here is your chance. Tshemba Foundation offers a unique opportunity for doctors to seek well-deserved refuge and refind their passion for the profession. As part of their voluntourism initiative, the […]

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Giving Tuesday SA
27 Nov
  • By Laura Parker
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Black Friday, Cyber Monday… #GivingTuesdaySA

Today is the big day. Today is #GivingTuesdaySA. Today is the global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday.   “USD301M (R4.2B) was raised in 2017 in 24 hours around the world.”   Giving Tuesday harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage local philanthropy and […]

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Giving Tuesday SA
13 Nov
  • By Laura Parker
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What is #GivingTuesdaySA About?

Giving Tuesday SA encourages all South Africans to give to a cause in whichever way they choose leading up to #GivingTuesdaySA on 27 November 2018. It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or organisation to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about […]

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Governing Body Performance
06 Nov
  • By Brownie Points
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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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01 Nov
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And the lucky winners of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 are…

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, presented and hosted by The Motsepe Foundation, with major partners House of Mandela, Johnson & Johnson, Cisco, Nedbank, Vodacom, Coca Cola Africa, Big Concerts, BMGF Goalkeepers, Eldridge Industries, and associate partners HP and Microsoft, is around the corner! South Africa can’t wait to welcome an incredible line-up of artists, including […]

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