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Publications Available to Download

Central to Inyathelo’s work is the development, documentation and dissemination of local knowledge and information in all areas of our work. Over the past 12 years, we have produced a wide range of high quality resources for Advancement practitioners and stakeholders in philanthropy, including books, toolkits, pocket guides, training videos and manuals, learning briefs and in-depth research and conference reports.

The publications below are available as free .pdf downloads. 

Pocket Guide Series

Understanding the Donor World (2015). By Shelagh Gastrow

Proposal Writing (2015). By Shelagh Gastrow

Roles and Responsibilities in an Advancement Operation (2014). By Shelagh Gastrow

Leadership for Advancement (2014). By Shelagh Gastrow

Budgeting for Sustainability (2014). By Shelagh Gastrow

100 Thoughts on...

100 Thoughts on Advancement

100 Thoughts on Philanthropy

100 and more Thoughts on Fundraising in the Private Market

Research Reports, Conference Reports, and Other Publications

Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education (ASPIHE) in South Africa

Business and Higher Education in Dialogue: Leadership for South Africa Report

2014 Inyathelo Leadership Symposium: blind spots and bright lights

Meeting their Mandates? Research report on the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund and the National Development Agency (2011)

Shifting Perspectives. PPC Donor Symposium. (2012)

Making It Their Business: An Exploratory Study of Interest Levels Amongst Businesses to Support an LGBTI Foundation in South Africa. (2010)

Student Access and Success: Issues and Interventions in South African Universities. (2014)

A New NPO Act for South Africa: The Implications of the Proposed New Policy Framework for South African Civil Society. (2014)

Institutional Research at South African Universities: A snapshot review

Power, Partnership, Collaboration – A year in review. Donor Symposium 2011

Meeting their Mandates? Summary

Blueprint for the future: Looking back, turning inward and moving forward (2011)

Our World, Our Responsibility Donor Conference 2010 summary report (2010)

Governing Boards in the Non-Profit Sector (2005)

The Youth Philanthropy Action Guide

How to set up a Past Pupils Association

Insights Publication: The Revenue Law Amendment Bill 2008

Insights - 3rd Sector Law: The New Companies Act no.71 of 2008: What every non-profit needs to know.

Insights – 3rd Sector Law: A concise guide to the Non-Profit Organisations Act 71 of 1997

Governance Practices of national non-profit bodies and national networking organisations in SA. (2010)

Exploring Third Stream Income for Universities: Conference report

In Conversation - Our World, Our Responsibility

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