WHAT NATION BUILDER DOES

As a resource and collaboration partner to the social impact community, we encourage effective social investment through cross-sector learning and promote best practice.

We believe that we can do social impact #BetterTogether.

Established by Mergon in 2008, Nation Builder was born out of a steadfast belief in the future of South Africa and in the powerful role of business to effect positive change in our nation.

NATION BUILDER INSPIRES & EQUIPS BUSINESSES

TO LEAD IN SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL CHANGE

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COMMUNITY 

A SPACE TO ENGAGE

Join regular sessions providing opportunities for valuable learning and peer support. Benefit from the experiences of other social investors and consultants to the sector.

SOCIAL INVESTOR COLLABS

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HEALTH CHECK

The Health Check is an assessment tool developed by a panel of experts to help social investors understand the impact and effectiveness of their social investment strategies.

Once you have completed the 10-minute assessment, your results will be calculated immediately and you will receive further communication via email.

Access the Health Check assessment here.

LEARNING

SOCIAL IMPACT RESOURCES

Homegrown Resources

Access social impact resources – co-created in partnership with some of South Africa’s top social investment and development experts from within the Nation Builder community. These resources provide best practice guidelines and are available to download.

SA CONTEXT ARTICLES AND VIDEOS

Find freely available social impact articles and videos arranged into social impact themes.

SOCIAL IMPACT KNOWLEDGE

MASTERCLASS
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Impact Management Masterclass Series

Attend virtual & interactive Masterclasses, designed to provide detailed learning around the Impact Management Reporting Guideline’s four main sections – Partnerships, reporting principles, reporting processes and financials – all co-created for the South African context by the Nation Builder community

Find out more about the Masterclass Series here.