Sage Foundation unveils fund for non-profit organisations


Social entrepreneurs in need of funding for their non-profit ideas can now access funding from Sage Foundation up till November 28, 2017.

Sage (, the market and technology leader for cloud accounting, people & payroll, and payment systems, has launched the second round of funding from Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund (

The fund supports the creation of either new or piloted entrepreneurial programmes to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls in Africa and Sage’s local communities around the world.

Sage non-profit organisations

Every day, across Africa, inspiring non-profit leaders, volunteers and their supporters are working tirelessly to make their communities better places to live. Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund has been designed to support small non-profits with exceptional, original ideas on the brink of delivering real change, take a bold step forward when they are unable to make their idea a reality due to lack of funds.

After awarding $500,000, through over 30 grants, across 15 Sage countries earlier in 2017, Sage Foundation will open the next wave of $500,000 until November 28; grants between $10,000 – $25,000 will then be awarded to successful applicants.

In South Africa, the New Africa Education Foundation, Sage Foundation Programme Manager for Africa.

“We aim to help small charities bring their innovative ideas to life so that they, in turn, can deliver positive, sustainable change for people and communities who need their support.”

Since January 2016, Sage Foundation has been taking action to build sustainable social, economic and entrepreneurial opportunities in Sage’s local communities around the world. By investing and supporting non-profit partners that are helping people reach their true potential, Sage are committed to doing business the right way.

Click here ( to check if your non-profit is eligible for Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund. Follow @SageFoundation for the latest from our community.


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