Non-Profit Sector

A  Non-profit organisation is one not driven by profit, but rather by cause or purpose. In general, the Non-profit sector forms an integral part of civil society and often faces challenges such as the reliance on public and government funding and the dedication of employees/volunteers who believe in their causes.

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The Chamber supports local area and sector development by providing the following:

1. Enterprise development - increasing awareness of opportunities for learning, development and links to expertise.

2. Networking events - enabling members to connect with new customers, suppliers, experts and decision-makers.

3. Support sector associations to strengthen their cluster facilitation capabilities.

4. Strengthening of dialogue with the public sector - towards more effective public investment, smarter service delivery, procurement efficacy and to stop doing what the private sector can do with greater efficacy.

Related Links:

The Western Cape Government: Department of Social Development – Non-profit organisations registration and funding

The National Department of Social Development – Forms, Acts, Regulations and Codes of Good Practice

According to the Department of Social Development, South Africa currently has more than 260 000 registered non-profit organisations. Non-profit organisations are encouraged to formally register their organisation, which both boosts funding opportunities and may assist with tax incentives.

As the Cape Chamber, we look forward to addressing key issues that impact and hinder our local NPOs.

We welcome you to engage with us to strengthen the NPO sector.

 

 

 

 

 

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