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Technical Support and Dialogue Platform

SGS Consulting

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period March 1, 2016–February 28, 2018
  • Location Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Geographic Focus South Africa

About this grant

SGS Consulting provides consulting services to civil society organizations, private foundations, and multilateral agencies. The Technical Support and Dialogue Platform, a project of SGS Consulting, provides technical support and assistance to organizations working in the community advice office and philanthropy development sectors in South Africa. Past support enabled the grantee to support the growth of these sectors and provide opportunities for organizations to convene on topics of common interest. Activities included building cooperation between organizations working in the same areas, assisting organizations to improve on the delivery of their programs, and commissioning research on areas of interest. This grant will enable the grantee to work with organizations in the community advice office and philanthropy development sectors to help them build knowledge of their respective fields, deal with capacity challenges, and increase the flow of resources to enable growth and strengthening of organizations.