Is short for civil society. Funding civil society strengthens their human rights work as critical partners in advancing good governance and development. Civ also ensures that their focus and that of funders remains the people and not the money.
They are a source of information and advice to funders on a spectrum of issues such as human rights, socio-political context, and other areas. To civil society they are a source of support to advance their potential.
Is the way they define the geographical, cultural and ideological space within which they operate, and it also speaks to their roots and grounding in their continent.
Refining the practice and footprint of philanthropy
- To help support and mediate the relationships between donors and African civil society,
- To promote philanthropy that is well-informed and responsive to the needs of African civil society, while meeting donor requirements.
- To support efforts of strengthening the capacity and effectiveness of African civil society organizations.
Where is CivSource