Request for Proposals (RFP): Fundraising Service Provider


Symphonia for South Africa (SSA) is non-profit organisation, with a bold vision of leadership that builds a better future for ALL.
They develop conscious leaders that contribute to social cohesion, uplift communities and work towards achieving a just society.
Our mission is to:
• Utilise innovative leadership development models to develop leaders who catalyse positive change in their communities and broader society;
• Facilitate cross-sectoral collaboration to strengthen connections and partnerships across boundaries;
• Create opportunities for active citizenship; and
• Engage with key public sectors, with education being an important focus area

Symphonia for South Africa offers a variety of programmes and workshops that work towards social cohesion and large-scale social change in South Africa. We create opportunities for individuals to become active citizens and to contribute to a better South Africa for all. Through Partners for Possibility (PfP); the School Leadership Forum (SLF) programme and Community Building workshops, we promote and facilitate leadership development opportunities for business leaders, school principals and their school management teams.
The PfP programme is our flagship initiative and, since 2010, it has been implemented in 1,557 schools across all nine provinces impacting 38,925 teachers and more than 1,245,600 learners. PfP is a 12-month leadership support and development process that connects principals from schools in under-served communities with business leaders in a co-learning partnership. PfP has been recognised both locally and internationally for its innovative approach to leadership development.
Looking ahead, we hope to:

Deepen our impact in education;
Increase leadership development and support within the education ecosystem;
Increase collaboration with education actors;
Broaden impact in communities; and
Develop leadership development interventions for other public institutions and community structures

Symphonia for South Africa is inviting proposals for the delivery of fundraising services by suitably qualified and experienced service providers, with the requisite track record and networks.
A breakdown of the envisaged outcomes of the role and the RFP specifications, including the scope of work, expected deliverables, specified timelines, preparatory work, submission requirements, proposal approach and methodology, payment terms and additional submission requests can be viewed on the following document:

Clarification or questions pertaining to this RFP, should be directed to this email address: [email protected]
Every endeavour will be made to respond within 72 hours to the enquiries.

Proposals should be sent to the following email address: [email protected]

Following an internal review process of all submissions, the short-listed service providers will be invited to a presentation (face to face or via Zoom, COVID dependent) in January 2022. Further details will be provided directly to the short-listed service providers.

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