Non-profits deliver vital aid in the Covid-19 pandemic and need our support

Anika Berning
Non-profit organisations provide vital services to marginalised communities while employing roughly 800,000 people. But due to the economic challenges of the pandemic, South African NPOs have been struck by severe cutbacks in donations and other sources of income. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought with it many challenges that affect all of us in different ways. Although the devastation caused by Covid-19 has also been challenging for humanitarian organisations, it has highlighted again the important role they play, especially in times of crisis.

News for NPOs

News in brief: 1 - 15 November

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Featured Resources

Feryal Domingo | Inyathelo, The South African Institute for Advancement

How to banish burnout at NPOs

Ricardo Wyngaard | The NPO Lawyer

Five agenda items for NPO Boards

Ricardo Wyngaard | The NPO Lawyer

Governing through a crisis

Ruen Govinder | Hashtag Nonprofit

Developing a basic comms plan

Ziyo | Accountants with heart

Top 5 tax myths for non-profits

Communications Resources

How to host a webinar like a pro

Inyathelo: The South African Institute for Advancement
NPO Inyathelo recently held a free webinar on cost-effective and efficient webinar solutions. The organisation has provided tips not only for other NPOs, but also for other organisations considerin...

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Recognising compassion fatigue in the NPO workplace

James Sleight
Does this sound familiar? In between writing funding proposals and trying to keep the lights on at your NPO, you are working endless hours helping vulnerable communities. The struggle against the i...

Legal Considerations

'A disturbing picture'

Ricardo Wyngaard | The NPO Lawyer
The Minister of Social Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, has on 03 November 2020 launched the Know Your NPO Status Campaign, which outlined ‘the process of deregistration of noncompliant NPOs’. The Dep...

Human Resources

Tips for hosting virtual international interns

James Sleight | Hashtag Nonprofit
The Covid workplace has changed the way we think about office productivity. It is now clear that we have many of the tools at our disposal to manage large parts of our jobs remotely. So while Covid...

Tax and Financial Management

Taking a fresh look at NPO finance

Soraya Joonas | Inyathelo: The South African Institute for Advancement
Inyathelo, The South African Institute for Advancement, is dedicated to helping build a strong, stable civil society and democracy in South Africa by contributing to the development of sustainable ...



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