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Research Project

Resource type: Grants

Granted to Centre for Policy Studies


To fund the South African component of the third phase of a three-stage collaborative research project on the role of civil society in three emerging democracies (South Africa, Uganda and Ghana). The project seeks to investigate the impact of foreign donor aid on promoting participation by civil society organisations in building democracy and how modifications of aid might better achieve this objective.

Grant Amount


Local Currency


Year Awarded



12 Months

Related Resources


Effective Nonprofits & Philanthropy

Global Impact:

South Africa

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Nonprofit Sector/Voluntarism/Philanthropy

Foundation Center Themes:

Philanthropy & Public Policy

Foundation Center Approaches:

Research, Public Engagement & Education, Convening