Introduction to African Philanthropy

Course Description:

Gain a deeper understanding of African philanthropy and its social, political, economic and cultural role on the continent.

Course basics:

2 consecutive days


Course Level:

Full Time

Exec Ed Category:
Personal Leadership Development

Course Cost:

Course Structure:


This masterclass is aimed at individuals who wish to develop expertise and strengthen their knowledgein the field of philanthropy and social investment on the African continent.

The following topics will be covered:
• Overview of African philanthropy in historical and contemporary contexts
• The role of philanthropy in Africa’s development
• Institutional forms and practices of philanthropy
• The role of philanthropy in social relations and problem solving
• Africa’s philanthropy landscape in relation to its development contribution
• Philanthropy in crisis moments

Disclaimer: Accreditation
This short course is accredited by the university in accordance with its statutory mandate. It does not lead to a qualification registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).