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General Purposes

Synergos Institute (Southern Africa)

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2009–December 31, 2010
  • Location Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Geographic Focus Mozambique, Zimbabwe

About this grant

This grant will provide continued general purpose support to Synergos Institute (Southern Africa) in their efforts to strengthen grantmaking organizations and the philanthropic sector in Southern Africa. In collaboration with partners, the grantee works to mobilize resources and bridge socioeconomic divides to reduce poverty, increase equity, and advance social justice in Southern Africa. Building on its strength as a convener, connector, advisor, knowledge broker, partnership builder, and deep understanding of the development challenges of the region and social justice philanthropy, Synergos will focus on inclusive partnerships to address systemic challenges, leadership development, and knowledge generation and dissemination.