Introducing: Improvise – A publication for the Fellowship for Organisational Innovation

Passionate, imaginative, critical thinkers are one of civil society’s greatest assets. But too often the young talent in civil society organisations are not grown to fill the middle management gaps or to take on increasingly bigger leadership responsibilities. In recognition of this, DGMT launched a Fellowship for Organisational Innovation in 2018. This Fellowship has 3 […]

Creating space for innovation to emerge

To seize the opportunities for South Africa to fulfil its potential, we need to reignite a vital and innovative civil society that is able to drive change. DGMT’s Fellowship for Organisational Innovation sets out to do just this. Carol-Ann Foulis, Innovation Director: Innovative and Inclusive Society at DGMT, explains the thinking behind this programme. In […]

DGMT Fellowship for Organisational Innovation

Watch this space for a detailed project profile that is coming soon, but in the meanwhile here follows a very basic outline of what this project is about and how it works:  What is the Fellowship for Organisationsal Innovation and why do DGMT invest in it? Effective, impactful, and innovative civil society organisations as a […]

Evaluation despite a tough funding environment

A recent newsletter by research consultancy, Development Works, attempted to determine where evaluation should be on NGO priority lists in their article: ‘Evaluation in the time of funding crisis’. They rightly state that evaluation should remain an important priority despite a restrictive funding environment for reasons including the fact that evaluation can enable organisations to […]

Focus on tertiary drop-out

100% In: The Supernews Tertiary Drop-out Superstage Supernews is a citizen-generated, citizen-funded news and idea network that encourages young South Africans to change the content of the news as we know it, one success story at a time, one big idea at a time to increase awareness, change systems and influence new ways of thinking; […]

Ilifa Labantwana to Launch “Your Child is a Somebody” campaign

All children are human beings born with rights, which include the right to the services, care and support that will ensure their safety, health, growth and development. Children are the centre of Early Childhood Development. Commitment (ECD) to providing effective services and programmes for them stems, first and foremost, from a dedication to their well-being. […]

DGMT Trustees Annual Site visits

Exploring Southern KwaZulu Natal In August DGMT’s Trustees made their annual series of site visits, this year to projects across southern KZN, and the Wild Coast. These site visits are an opportunity for the Trustees to see first-hand the work of our partners, engage in critical discussion on key topics of interest, and learn from […]

Community of Partners Launches!

After months of hard work, we are proud and excited to announce the launch of the DG Murray Trust’s Community of Partners‘ online portal. Conceptualised as a platform to showcase our grantees and their learning, it has been in the process of development and refinement for the last few months. Finally complete, it presents the work […]

100% In: The Supernews Tertiary Drop-out Superstage

Supernews, the citizen-generated, citizen-funded news and idea network that encourages young South Africans to change the content of the news as we know it challenged students across the country to –        Find out what the drop-out levels were on their campuses –        Find out what the major reasons behind drop-out are –        Come up with […]