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Latest African sponsorship opportunities
  Heaxagon seeks sponsors as plans take shape for a major grassroots football tournament in Zimbabwe ...

  The EXPEDITION Project maps out opportunities for sponsors to support its work in social and environmental change ...

  Stage Decadence seek a nest egg from sponsors to help their beautiful stage show, Birds, to really fly ...

  On a roll - opportunities offered by Robin Coss Aviation deliver benefits that are sky high ...

  DanceSport Kenya takes steps to attract sponsorship partners ...

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  FADCreationS takes steps to attract sponsors to partner its range of dance instruction programmes ...

  Africa Cricket Association has good grounds for declaring that it has a wide range of opportunities on offer ...

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  United African Brothers take centre stage in concerted bid for sponsorship support ...

  Starring opportunity for title sponsor of fourth Africa on Screen film festival ...

  Global Zimfest event opens up a world of multicultural opportunities ...

  Spotlight on sponsors as Top Model of Colour show parades latest opportunities ...

  Sponsorship funding will be a basic tool for Zimbabwe's MntWANA project in repairing children's lives ...

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 Arts Management Network
International information service and network for cultural management and arts administration.
Arts news and internet service provider

 Business & Arts South Africa
Founded in 1997 as a joint initiative between government and the business sector to secure the future development of the arts industry in South Africa, through increased corporate sector involvement.

 Department of Arts & Culture, South Africa

 The International Council of Museums

 National Arts Council of South Africa
The NAC's funding focus is on projects of national significance and it is governed by the National Arts Council Act. The council consists of 22 members, including the executive and the panel chairs; members are sourced from the art industry and are industry specialists.

 National Arts Council of Zimbabwe

 Publishers' Association of South Africa
Organisation whose objective is "to promote creativity, literacy, 'a culture of reading' and the free flow of ideas, information, and opinion".

South African street culture online



 Africa and Africans
Links to lists of charities working in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania and South Africa.

 Aid for Africa
List of charities who are Aid for Africa members - they work throughout Sub Saharan Africa. Most are grassroots organisations, working with African partners to help children, families, and communities.

 American Institute of Philanthropy
CharityWatch is a leading charity watchdog that issues letter grade (A+ to F) ratings of nonprofit groups based on the portion of their budget going to program services and their fundraising efficiency - this is a link to their top-rated list of charities involved in efforts to provide relief to victims of the famine in the Horn of Africa.

 Association of Fundraising Professionals
The AFP represents 26,000 members in 172 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs.

 Charities in Africa
Produced by The Africa Guide.

 Global Charity News
List of charities in Africa and elsewhere.

 South African Charities
List of South African charities and community care organisations produced by

 South African Directory of Charities
Produced by RainbowNation.

 Water Charities
A long list of water charities produced by



 AET Africa
Portal for Agricultural Education and Training in Africa.

 The African Children's Educational Trust
Independent responsive charity run by experienced, competent, caring and dedicated volunteers. Supports vulnerable young Africans, principally Ethiopians, to have higher aspirations and that self-confidence to achieve their potential through education.

 Association for the Development of Education in Africa
ADEA's mission is to act as a catalyst for innovative policies and practices conducive to change in education through the pooling of thinking, experiences, lessons learned and knowledge.

 Kenya Education Fund (KEF)
KEF's mission is to provide disadvantaged students in Kenya, and their schools, with support and educational resources so that they may improve their communities and break the cycle of poverty in Kenya.

Kulika has a long history of providing support to Ugandan students in higher education and in vocational training.

 The Southern and Eastern Africa Consortium for Monitoring Educational Quality (SACMEQ)
International non-profit developmental organisation of fifteen Ministries of Education in Southern and Eastern Africa that decided to work together to share experiences and expertise in developing the capacities of education planners to apply scientific methods to monitor and evaluate the conditions of schooling and the quality of education, with technical assistance from UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP).

 Student Sponsorship Programme
SSP makes it possible for academically distinguished, low-income students to flourish through attending South Africa's top high schools.



 Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa
South Africa's sponsorship code.

 African Media Initiative
AMI is designed as a catalyst that acknowledges widely identified constraints (access to capital, technology adaptation, low standards and poor ethics) in the sector and mobilises action, partnerships and resources to effectively address them.

 Biz-community - sponsorship in South Africa
Lively page of current news about the sponsorship industry in South Africa.

 Pan-African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO)
PAMRO's vision is to obtain knowledge of the behaviour of inhabitants of Africa, in particular as far as media and product usage are concerned to allow it to make informed decisions about how to reach certain target markets and how to communicate with them.



 Department for Sport & Recreation South Africa
Mission: "To transform the delivery of sport and recreation by ensuring equitable access, development and excellence at all levels of participation and to harness the socio-economic contributions that can create a better life for all South Africans".

 South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport
Mission: "To promote participation in sport free from the use of prohibited substances or methods intended to artificially enhance performance, thereby rendering impermissible doping practices which are contrary to the principles of fair play and medical ethics, in the interest of the health and well-being of sportspersons; and to provide for matters connected therewith".

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29th March, 2014/United States
Wells Fargo to sponsor new REEL Recovery Film Festival in San Francisco

28th March, 2014/Canada
Butterfly supports Canadian Junior & Cadet Open table tennis tournament

28th March, 2014/Brazil
CNC sponsors WTM Latin America 2014

28th March, 2014/United States
Quicken Loans becomes Title Sponsor of PGA TOUR's National

27th March, 2014/UK
Carlisle Utd sponsor Virgin Trains awards fans 25% discount

27th March, 2014/Canada
Staal Family Foundation named as title sponsor in Thunder Bay

Lycamobile cricket sponsorship 26th March, 2014/UK
Lycamobile partners with Surrey CCC and all nine Test grounds

FedEx ATP sponsorship 22nd March, 2014/UK
FedEx renews sponsorship of ATP World Tour

25th March, 2014/United States
Etihad Airways named official partner of MLS

23rd March, 2014/Australia
Rawlings expands into cricket with Michael Clarke endorsement deal

21st March, 2014/New Zealand
ASICS to sponsor Auckland Marathon

20th March, 2014/Europe
GAIN to sponsor Railway Stakes at the Curragh

4th March, 2014/Canada
Britco is newest sponsor of 2015 Canada Winter Games

1st March, 2014/Europe
adidas partners with UEFA as Official Ball Supplier

24th February, 2014/Asia
Seiko signs sponsorship deal with AFC

7th February, 2014/Australia
Lavazza signs as sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

8th January, 2014/South Korea
YesStyle and YesAsia sponsor U-KISS First U.S. Tour in New York City

21st November, 2013/Russia
FIFA and adidas extend partnership until 2030

19th November, 2013/Europe
European Tour and Rolex extend historic partnership

18th November, 2013/Asia
Live Nation moves to accelerate sponsorship growth across Asia

18th November, 2013/Australia
Epson adds new award to its sponsorship of AIPP annual State awards

16th November, 2013/United States
ANA survey: marketers continuing struggle to validate sponsorships

15th November, 2013/UK
UK Sport and Bupa extend partnership into 2014

11th November, 2013/Singapore
OCBC's 15-year naming rights deal with Singapore Sports Hub is worth $50 million: reports

11th November, 2013/Singapore
OCBC's 15-year naming rights deal with Singapore Sports Hub is worth $50 million: reports

11th November, 2013/United States
Global Rallycross to introduce Red Bull as Title Sponsor

7th October, 2013/New Zealand
NRM becomes naming rights sponsor of New Zealand's Horse of the Year Show

30th October, 2013/Singapore
As yet unnamed sponsor ensures continuation of S. Korea's European Tour golf tourney

19th October, 2013/Canada
P&G announces sponsorship of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Team hopefuls

17th October, 2013/United States
Taco Bell extends sponsorship deal as Official Quick Service Restaurant Partner of NBA

17th October, 2013/UK
Lord Nash calls for more academy sponsors

10th October, 2013/Ireland
AIG Ireland announced as new Dublin GAA sponsor

10th October, 2013/United States
Extreme athlete Diana Nyad in 48 hour swim to support victims of Hurricane Sandy

9th October, 2013/Australia
Tourism Australia announces Platinum sponsor of Dreamtime 2013

3rd October, 2013/UK
Success of Barclays ATP World Tour continues to attract sponsors

3rd October, 2013/India
Star India and ESPN land cricket broadcast sponsorship deal with BCCI

25th September, 2013/Australia
Virgin Australia extends partnership with the AFL for five years

21st September, 2013/United States
BMO Harris Bank in multi-year sponsorship of The Phoenix Marathon

19th September, 2013/Germany
Main sponsor Douglas presents 'Douglas Charity Star' at dreamball 2013 in Berlin

19th September, 2013/Japan
Manchester United and Japan's Manda Fermentation Co. announce sponsorship agreement

17th September, 2013/United States
Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) announces major sponsors for third annual festival


17th September, 2013/UK
European cycle event raises vital sponsorship funds for transport charity Transaid

17th September, 2013/New Zealand
Auckland Pride Festival & Parade 2014 to be sponsored by ATEED

9th September, 2013/UK
Huawei partners with the PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final

8th September, 2013/Italy
Maserati sponsors the 70th Venice International Film Festival

29th August, 2013/Canada
Hilton HHonors becomes new Official Hotel Supplier to the Canadian Olympic Team

28th August, 2013/UK
Major new title sponsor unveiled for the Grand National

25th August, 2013/Singapore
Asian Sponsorship Association to be launched at inaugural Sports Matters event next month


19th August, 2013/UK
Tesco Finest partners with Downton Abbey in its first ever TV sponsorship

16th August, 2013/New Zealand
Pita Pit signs up as official sponsorship partner for Netball NZ and the Silver Ferns

1st July, 2013/New Zealand
Magpies announce HBS Bank as a major sponsor


22nd June, 2013/UK
Getty Images Gallery sponsors exhibition for Prince Harry's charity Sentebale

20th June, 2013/UK
Hertz renews sponsorship of the British Grand Prix MotoGP at Silverstone

17th June, 2013/Italy
Lancia retains position as official Sponsor and Car of Taormina Film Fest 2013

16th June, 2013/Australasia
Australia/New Zealand sports sponsorship worth $880 million: IMR report

16th June, 2013/United States
Chevrolet signs three year deal with United States Soccer Federation


13th June, 2013/UK
Ice-Watch to sponsor new peak time show on ITV, Your Face Sounds Familiar

6th June, 2013/China
Kia Motors sponsors the Kia World Extreme Games 2013

sponsorship28th May, 2013/UK
British Athletics confirm Unilever to partner Sainsbury's Summer Series

21st May, 2013/UK
American invasion drives Premier League clubs' kit deals to record high: Repucom

17th May, 2013/France
Emirates renews sponsorship of Paris Saint-Germain through to 2018/19

sponsorship16th May, 2013/UK
Volvo to drive British Sailing with new four year deal

14th May, 2013/Australia
Honda announces partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne

8th May, 2013/UK
adidas agree first major badminton sponsorship deal - London Grand Prix showcase event

6th May, 2013/United States
Canon USA announces new sponsorship with Huntington Summer Arts Festival

6th May, 2013/Australia
Sponsors announced for return of Australia's Next Top Model

27th April, 2013/UK
Marathon: millions of Britons running for charity - new research from CAF

23rd April, 2013/Switzerland
Swiss luxury watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen makes first appearance as sponsor at Beijing International Film Festival

21st April, 2013/New Zealand
Vodafone to sponsor ANZ Young Farmer Contest

18th April, 2013/UK
Sky and David Beckham join forces in long-term partnership

10th April, 2013/Australia
Squash Australia signs 3-year deal with Harrow

9th April, 2013/China
Bose becomes official PGA Tour sponsor in China

4th April, 2013/UK
Emirates to sponsor Tyne & Wear Metro trains

3rd April, 2013/United States
Christie's International Real Estate returns as sponsor of the 2013 Tavistock Cup

25th March, 2013/Italy
Dorchester Collection launches 2013 Fashion Prize

25th March, 2013/Canada
Painter's Mate Green® announces sponsorship of 2013 Canadian Hockey League events

25th March, 2013/India
YES Bank signs up as official partner of the Pepsi IPL


14th March, 2013/UK
McLaren split with Vodafone, after renewing deal with Tag Heuer

14th March, 2013/Singapore
Saxo Capital Markets to sponsor golf's Asian Tour

9th March, 2013/UK
HSBC to end sponsorship of FEI's Eventing at end of 2013

1st March, 2013/Australasia
Softlink sponsors literacy quiz across Australia and NZ schools

20th February, 2013/Switzerland
Tissot joins the FISU family as Official Timekeeper

sponsorship 20th February, 2013/UK
$100,000 AUD sponsorship awarded at London final of The International Woolmark Prize

10th February, 2013/Japan
Kansai Paint Co. becomes Man. United's first global paint sponsor

10th February, 2013/Australia
Citibank to sponsor The Good Food & Wine Show 2013

4th February, 2013/Germany
Fashion house FENDI to sponsor the restoration of Rome's iconic Trevi Fountain

2nd February, 2013/Canada
Lancome and L'Oreal Professionel among sponsors of first ever Canadian Screen Awards

26th January, 2013/Italy
Juventus announce partnership with Energy T.I.

26th January, 2013/Australia
Etihad Airways and Sydney Opera House announce partnership

26th January, 2013/UK
Scottish Rugby secures biggest ever sponsorship deal

25th January, 2013/Japan
Japan's Tsukihoshi Children's Footwear announces national partnership with Autism Speaks

23rd January, 2013/UK
Barclaycard confirmed as headline sponsor for Hyde Park Summer Events

21st January, 2013/UK
Coca-Cola and WWF announce new Arctic Home campaign

20th January, 2013/UK
Art13 London secures Citi Private Bank as lead sponsor

18th January, 2013/Germany
Twelfth Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is a record-breaker

17th January, 2012/United States
Lifeway Foods sponsors Miami Lounge at iconic Sundance Film Festival

16th January, 2013/UK
Carlsberg enters new three year partnership with the Premier League

12th January, 2012/Canada
RACER announces sponsorship of Mission 29.2 to help support kids' education

10th January, 2012/Canada
Harper government supports private sector investment in the arts

5th January, 2013/UK
Domino's Pizza sponsors new ITV1 show, Splash!

3rd January, 2012/United States
Post Grape-Nuts and USA Cycling team up to fuel dreams

1st January, 2013/Switzerland
Sponsorship is key source of funding for advanced humanoid Roboy

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