Call for Proposals: SCIS PhD Fellowship

Call for Proposals: SCIS PhD Fellowship

The purpose of the SCIS PhD fellowship is to invest in high-quality PhD students, working across disciplines, to develop a deeper understanding of inequality in the global South. Applications for the PhD fellowship must relate to the study of inequality in the global South. Proposals will be judged on merit, insight, focus and methodology. We…

Declaration on the outcomes and actions of the virtual Africa and African Diaspora (AAD) Conference

Declaration on the outcomes and actions of the virtual Africa and African Diaspora (AAD) Conference

From Manchester 1945 to a Pan-African Renaissance Hosted virtually on 23 October to 29 October 2021, the 2021 Africa and African Diaspora Conference, under the theme ‘From Manchester 1945 to a Pan-African Renaissance’ initiated a confluence of Pan-African initiatives across the world to congregate, exchange on and build a Pan-Africanism for the future. The conference…

Kisima African Giving Platform

Kisima African Giving Platform

Launched on the 29 September 2021, the Kisima African Giving Platform is a project of the Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment at the Wits Business School in Johannesburg, South Africa. The project supported by the Open Society Foundations in Africa and several other partners, seeks to promote good giving stories and mobilise resources that can…

Call for Submission: 2022 ISTR Emerging Scholar Dissertation Award

Call for Submission: 2022 ISTR Emerging Scholar Dissertation Award

ISTR is pleased to announce the 2022 Emerging Scholar Dissertation Award. This award is presented biennially for a PhD dissertation completed or defended in the two calendar years (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021) preceding the award. Self-nominations are accepted. Dissertations that contribute to the field of comparative study of civil society organizations, non-governmental…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Innocent Chukwuma African NGO Leadership Transition Fellowship Program (ICLTFP) 2022

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Innocent Chukwuma African NGO Leadership Transition Fellowship Program (ICLTFP) 2022

The Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa (AROCSA) in partnership with the Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI) is pleased to announce this call for applications to the Innocent Chukwuma African NGO Leadership Transition Fellowship Program (ICLTFP), formerly known as the African NGO Leadership Transition Fellowship Program (LTFP). The Fellowship is…

2021 CAPSI/WITS PHD Writing and Methodology Workshop

2021 CAPSI/WITS PHD Writing and Methodology Workshop

Workshop Dates: 3 – 9 October 2021 Venue: Wits Rural Facility, Acornhoek Mpumalanga The Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment at Wits Business School hosted a PhD Writing Retreat for approximately 30 PhD students across Africa. The writing retreat included both workshops and presentations of paper/proposals by successful applicants. All registered PhD students at the Wits Business School and…

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy and Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment announce landmark partnership

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy and Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment announce landmark partnership

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) at the University of Cambridge and the Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI) at the University of the Witwatersrand are delighted to announce a landmark collaborative partnership to further understand the impact of philanthropy across African communities, private sector organisations, foundations, and key individuals. The partnership aims…

Postgraduate Diploma in the field of Philanthropy and Resource Mobilisation
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Postgraduate Diploma in the field of Philanthropy and Resource Mobilisation

The Postgraduate Diploma in African Philanthropy and Resource Mobilisation is designed for students who are seeking specialisation in fundraising, advancement and partnership building. This qualification aims at improving the skills of professionals and also sharpening the analytical and critical thinking skills of those whose career trajectory is towards academia and research.