Following the first OSF-SA Grantee Survey that OSF-SA concluded earlier this year and the recommendations included in the responses to that Survey from grantee organisations, we wanted to let you know that we have heard our grantees and that we will amend the process by which we accept grant applications to make it simpler for our grantees to apply for funding from OSF-SA.
Oxpeckers has published Mark Olalde’s 19-month data investigation exposing the lack of mine closures in South Africa.
Right2Protest Project’s (R2P’s) ‘The State of Protest Report’ examines the state of protest in South Africa from the period of October 2016 to September 2017.
Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) has released their 'Victimisation Experiences of Activists in South Africa' report, which is a qualitative research project documenting the experiences of activists in South Africa.
Mining MX reported on the recent awarding of mining licenses in Kimberley to thousands of ‘zama-zamas’ (artisanal and illegal miners), after several years of deadlock. This shift in public debate regarding artisanal mining in South Africa links to a project we initiated with our grantees, ActionAid South Africa and the Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry (CSMI) at Wits University.
“What does ‘going to scale’ mean in poor communities in South Africa?” – IBP-SA’s Albert van Zyl explains
Albert van Zyl, Director of the International Budget Partnership (IBP) South Africa, recently wrote an article examining how progress goes to scale through activities undertaken by the organisation in South Africa.
This year, the Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) celebrates 25 years of grant making in South Africa. In the past 25 years we have and will continue to promote human rights and constitutionalism to support a democratic and open society in South Africa.
The Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) has supported 15 young women and transgender activists from the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) to attend the 22nd International AIDS Conference 2018.
The Inaugural 2018 Prudence Mabele Prize in Gender Justice and Equity (multi year endowment by Open Society Foundations and Ford Foundation in partnership with the Positive Women’s Network of South Africa).
We are pleased to announce that we will be moving to our new offices in the Cape Town CBD, during the period July 26 - 30.