Inyathelo's Blogspot


Maintaining donor relationships

Non-profits face numerous funding challenges due to the pandemic, and it is vital to cultivate donor relationships. Inyathelo Operations Director Feryal Domingo discusses this topic with Samora Mangesi of Channel Africa.


Inyathelo remembers Vartan Gregorian

Inyathelo remembers Vartan Gregorian

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has been a major American philanthropic supporter of higher education in Africa for over two decades and has enjoyed a long relationship with institutions of learning in Cape Town, and of course Inyathelo.


NPO Governance focus

soraya joonasThere has been a renewed focus on good governance and the roles and responsibilities of board members at NPOs in the wake of Covid-19. Read an article by Inyathelo Finance Director Soraya Joonas in Accounting Weekly here.


University World News

Inyathelo’s research into philanthropic support of higher education institutions, and the recent launch of a postgraduate diploma in African philanthropy and resource mobilisation, are discussed by Inyathelo Executive Director Nazeema Mohamed in the Africa edition of University World News. Read more here.


Postgraduate Diploma

Inyathelo and its partners have worked for many years to professionalise the Advancement, Philanthropy and Resource Mobilisation sector. Good news - a prestigious one-year Postgraduate Diploma course is now available. Read more here.


Karima Brown: In memoriam

Karima Brown: In memoriam

Inyathelo is deeply saddened at the news of the passing of veteran journalist Karima Brown, from Covid-19. Karima anchored eNCA's weekly show 'The Fix' and was a regular political analyst on the channel. Her career included several senior media positions, among them political editor of Business Day, group executive editor at Independent Media, and host of a 702 radio show.


702 host Clement Manyathela interviews Inyathelo

As schools opened and matric results were released in February, Inyathelo’s Operations Director Feryal Domingo engaged in a wide-ranging discussion with 702 radio host Clement Manyathela on the topic of Past Pupils Associations:

Click here to listen to the interview: 


Apply for a free data deal

Inyathelo staff and supporters have raised a total sum of R8500 in a digital fundraising campaign since August last year and the good news is that you can now apply to check whether your organisation is eligible for a R340 data voucher.


Tips to start a Past Pupils’ Association

With schools open after the summer break, this is an excellent time to set up a past pupils’ association (PPA). Inyathelo offers advice in a handy booklet prepared with the Western Cape Education Department that can be downloaded free here. A PPA is particularly relevant to under-resourced schools, where alumni can open up opportunities for talented learners, and benefit the wider community.


Tribute to Tom Winslow

Tribute to Tom Winslow

It is with a heavy heart that Inyathelo shares news of the passing of its Board member and dear friend Tom Winslow, who enjoyed a distinguished and deeply meaningful career in non-profit resource mobilisation for 30 years. Tom will be sadly missed by Inyathelo and many others whose lives he touched.

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