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Donors and Partners

Current Donors

Planact wishes to acknowledge funding support from the following Donors over the years of its existence.

Katholische Zentralstelle fur Entwicklungshilfe e.V./MISEREOR.

Since 1992 Misereor has been providing support across the full range of Planact’s program activities. Misereor’s approach is to fight the causes of injustice, because it is not enough to just alleviate its impacts. For this reason, Misereor aims to influence public opinion and policymaking. Political education, the exchange of experiences and networking are key elements of this work. For Planact this has been the longest and most inspiring collaboration in the struggle against poverty.

Open Society Foundation – South Africa ( OSF-SA)

Planact has received support from OSF-SA since 2011. OSF-SA is committed to promoting the values, institutions and practices of an open, non-racial and non-sexist, democratic, civil society. It works for a vigorous and autonomous civil society in which the rule of law and divergent opinions are respected. OSF-SA is a grant-making organisation, and a member of the International Soros Foundations Network.

Raith Foundation

Raith Foundation has been providing funding and support for social justice and believes that given South Africa’s particular history and current challenges, an investment in social justice is the best possible contribution The Foundation could make to the development of a vibrant, democratic and just society that we could all be proud of. For The Foundation, implicit in the notion of social justice is the issue of equity and equitable access to resources in particular. Raith foundation believes Government’s role in strengthening social justice is to ensure people have equitable access to resources and for this they should be held accountable. Planact has been working in partnership with the Raith Foundation since 2013 in the implementation of programs to improve equitable access to resources in communities in need.

International Budget Partnership South Africa (IBPSA)


Planact has received funding support from IBP since 2016. The International Budget Partnership collaborates with civil society around the world to analyze and influence public budgets in order to reduce poverty and improve the quality of governance. IBP has been working closely with Planact on Social Auditing initiatives relating to service delivery.

French Embassy


Planact has received funding support from the French Embassy in South Africa since 2020. The Embassy of France through the civil society development Fund seeks to fund innovative projects aiming at building the capacity of communities to advocate their rights, to contribute to local public policies and to reinforce the accountability of local governments towards citizens.

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Past Donors

Ford Foundation

National Development Agency

Rooftops Canada Abri International

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

National Lottery

Canadian International Development Agency