Building a culture of effective giving and corporate social responsibility

Upcoming events

We invite you to join our events which are hosted either virtually, in-person or hybrid formats.

Annual Africa Day Commemoration

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023

Time: 15h00 SAST

Format: Fully online

The Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment promotes social change by serving as a source of knowledge, network of partnerships, and a motivation for innovation and community engagement across the continent.


We aspire to build a new generation of African experts, researchers and academics through our learning offerings programmes, short courses, research and publications, convenings, initiatives and dialogues. We are proud to partner with organisations whose mandates align with our vision, and are proudly located within Wits Business School, Wits University.

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Conversations on African Philanthropy | Ep 65 | Daphney Nemakhavhani on Mobilising Resources for Advancement in Higher Education

5th African Philanthropy Conference

Date: Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August 2024

Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Theme: The Next Frontiers of African Philanthropy

Featured Past Event

Academic Publishing Workshop for Emerging Researchers

Presenters: Jones Odei-Mensah, Linda Fick, Emmanuel Silva Quaye, Sara Amin

Moderator: Xolani Dlamini

Featured publication

Landscape Analysis of Social Investment in East Africa

Type: Research Report

Author: Roland Mwesinga Banya

Featured book

Philanthropic Responses to COVID-19 and Development Goals in Africa

Editors: Bhekinkosi Moyo, Mzukisi Qobo and Nomfundo Ngwenya

Publishers: Elgar Publishing