Here are some interesting research reports which you can use to arm yourself with knowledge and keep up to date with what’s happening in the charity world!

  • An easy introduction to Google Ads – put together by forgood volunteer Nonhlanhla Phamla! Download here.
  • A fantastic guide on Developing a Funding Strategy for an NPO, put together by Meleney Bough Berry-Kriel from Viva Foundation SA. Download here.
  • Next Generation’s 2018 Reseach Report: Innovation and Impact. Download here.
  • We compiled a list of Online Universities offering interesting courses (mostly for free) – empowering NPO’s. Download here.
  • All you need to know about Google Ad Grants
  • Building organisational sustainability – a self-learning handbook for South African Civil Society Organisations. Download here.
  • Turning Point Consultants: Needs Analysis and Compliance Evaluation form. Download here.
  • NPO Directory – A Trialogue publication (2018). An Overview of non-profit organisations in South Africa. Download here. 
  • The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report. Download here. 
  • South Africa Giving 2019 – An overview of charitable giving in South Africa. By Charities Aid Foundation. Download here. 
  • Beyond Fundraising New Strategies for Nonprofit Innovation and Investment. This book by Kay Sprinkel Grace helps you: Learn how to position your organization in the community as a constructive, vital, and successful social investment. Develop an investor relationship with donors and engage their values-based commitment capacity to make a difference in their communities. Download here.
  • Jill Ritchie’s Fundraising for non-profits is a fantastic book to have. It has a wealth of information on relevant topics. Buy the book here.
  • Read insights from Jill Ritchie’s chapter on Volunteer management on our blog post here.
  • Read insights from Jill Ritchie’s chapter on Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting on our blog post here.
  • Read insights from Jill Ritchie’s chapter on Fundraising proposal writing on our blog post here.
  • How to develop a Master Proposal Template for Quick Submission of Grant Applications. Download here.