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Social Development conducts Know Your NPO Status campaign in various provinces, 14 to 20 Oct

14 Oct 2021

Social Development to conduct Know Your NPO Status campaign in various provinces

As part of educating Non-Profit Organisations to comply with the NPO Act requirements, the Department of Social Development will from tomorrow, 14 October, conduct its Know Your NPO Status (KYNS) campaign in various provinces. The campaign, which was launched in 2019, could not be fully implemented in 2020 due to Covid-19 and regulations which minimised movement and gatherings. 

The Department is aware that some NPOs were not able to access services due to the Covid-19 restrictions.

It is in this context that the campaign will be revived as part of Social Development Month taking place during October under the theme: “Delivering DSD Services During COVID-19 in the Year of Charlotte Maxeke.” 

NPOs registered with the Department of Social Development are required, in terms of the NPO Act, to submit their annual reports, narrative and financial reports to the Department. This applies to all NPOs registered under the NPO Act, whether funded or unfunded.

NPOs are also advised to register and submit their documents online by visiting the NPO website on www.npo.gov.za to submit and upload their annual reports and other documents or by visiting their nearest Social Development offices. The campaign will unfold as follows:

KZN Province - King Cetshwayo

Date: Thursday, 14 October 2021
Time: 09h00
Venue: Ngwelezane Community Hall, Empangeni – KZN Province

Gauteng Province – Johannesburg 

Date: Thursday, 14 October 2021
Time: 09h00
Venue: 69 Commissioner Street - Thusanong Building, Johannesburg

KZN Province - Ethekwini

Date: Friday, 15 October 2021
Time: 09h00
Venue: Wentworth Youth Centre, 50 Homsea Avenue, Bluff

Gauteng Province - West Rand

Date: Friday, 15 October 2021
Time: 09h00
Venue: Westonaria Sports Complex, 180 Botha Street.Westonaria

Limpopo Province – Polokwane

Date: Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Time: 09h00
Venue: Department of Health, 18 College Street, Polokwane

For media enquiries:
Ms Lumka Oliphant
083 484 8067
Lumkao@dsd.gov.za

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