NLB http://www.ngopulse.org/term/feed/1676/0 en National Lotteries Board: Nominations for Board Members http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/national-lotteries-board-nominations-board-members <div class="field field-type-date field-field-opportunity-start-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">08/10/0012</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation-name"> <table id="sn-announce-organisation-name" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="10"> <tr> <td> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> National Lotteries Board </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="opportunity-expired">Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.</div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-opportunity-closing-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Opportunity closing date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">12/10/2012</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-opportunity-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Opportunity type:&nbsp;</div> Employment </div> </div> </div> The National Lotteries Board (NLB) was established in terms of the Lotteries Act (No 57 of 1997) to regulate the National Lottery as well as other lotteries, including society lotteries to raise funds and promotional competitions. The NLB also advises the Minister of Trade and Industry on policy matters relating to the National Lottery and other lotteries. Members of the NLB are appointed by the Minister of Trade and Industry and hold office for a period of five years, after which they may be reappointed.<p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/national-lotteries-board-nominations-board-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lotto National Lotteries Board NLB Mon, 08 Oct 2012 09:34:19 +0000 David Barnard 27246 at http://www.ngopulse.org Report Back on Lotto March http://www.ngopulse.org/blogs/report-back-lotto-march <p> Many thanks to the 450 NGOs who marched to the National Lotteries Board (NLB) offices in Pretoria and the hundreds who signed our petition and supported us. NGOs from throughout South Africa i.e. Eastern, Western and Northern Cape, Mpumalanga, North West, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State and Gauteng. People travelled from as far as Secunda, Nelspruit, Vereeniging to voice their outrage &ndash; one only has to look at the posters to gage their opinions.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/blogs/report-back-lotto-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ngopulse.org/blogs/report-back-lotto-march#comments Civil society Fundraising Lotto National Lotteries Board NGO NGO Management NLB Civil society Fundraising NGO Management Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:31:35 +0000 Butjwana Seokoma 22946 at http://www.ngopulse.org Lotto Funding Crisis: Struggle to Hold NLB Accountable http://www.ngopulse.org/blogs/lotto-funding-crisis-struggle-hold-nlb-accountable <p> The frustrations experienced by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) when applying for lotto funding came under spotlight when a group of NGOs marched to the National Lotteries Board (NLB) offices on 27 January 2012 in Pretoria.<br /> <br /> The march highlighted NGOs&rsquo; concerns regarding the Lotto which are well-documented in a study undertaken by the Funding Practice Alliance, the class action to the Western Cape High Court and other related issues.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/blogs/lotto-funding-crisis-struggle-hold-nlb-accountable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ngopulse.org/blogs/lotto-funding-crisis-struggle-hold-nlb-accountable#comments Civil society funding Fundraising Governance and democracy Lotto National Lotteries Board NGO Management ngos NLB Civil society Fundraising Governance and democracy NGO Management Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:05:06 +0000 Butjwana Seokoma 22925 at http://www.ngopulse.org Dti Must Fill Gaps in Lotto Bill http://www.ngopulse.org/article/dti-must-fill-gaps-lotto-bill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-item-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In this article, the author focuses on the draft Lotteries Amendment Bill, which has been presented to the portfolio committee on Trade and Industry in Parliament, and the concerns raised by the Democratic Alliance over the way the in which funds are distributed by the NLB<br /> </div> </div> </div> The Department of Trade and Industry (Dti) presented the draft Lotteries Amendment Bill to the portfolio committee on Trade and Industry in Parliament.<br /> <br /> This Bill is long overdue. For several years South Africans working in the non-governmental organisation (NGO) sector and the Democratic Alliance (DA) have raised the alarm on several matters of serious concern over the way in which funds are distributed and the National Lotto Board (NLB) is run.<br /><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-refers-to-image"> <div class="field-label">Additional article images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.ngopulse.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/default_thumbnail/images/2013/wssaderaa.jpg" alt="" title="" width="180" height="125" class="imagecache imagecache-default_thumbnail"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-refers-to-person"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Author(s):&nbsp;</div> <a href="/person/geordin-hill-lewis">Geordin Hill Lewis</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/article/dti-must-fill-gaps-lotto-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ngopulse.org/article/dti-must-fill-gaps-lotto-bill#comments Fundraising Governance and democracy grants Home page NGO Management ngos NLB politics Fundraising Governance and democracy NGO Management Home page Wed, 31 Jul 2013 08:10:16 +0000 Adam 32848 at http://www.ngopulse.org Call for Comments on the Draft Lotto Bill http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/call-comments-draft-lotto-bill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-item-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Department of Trade and Industry is calling for public comment on the draft Lotteries Amendment Bill </div> </div> </div> <p>The Department of Trade and Industry is calling for public comment on the draft Lotteries Amendment Bill.<br /> <br /> This follows an announcement by Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies, at the recent National Lotteries Board conference that government has launched a review of the Lotteries Policy Framework which he said will lead to the introduction of a lotteries Amendment Bill.<br /> <br /> Davies also stated that his department wanted to make a number of changes to the Act as well as further regulatory reforms.<br /> </p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SANGONeT </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/call-comments-draft-lotto-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fundraising Governance and democracy Home page Lotteries ngos NLB NLDTF npos South Africa Fundraising Governance and democracy Home page Tue, 21 May 2013 09:21:30 +0000 PhumlaM 31430 at http://www.ngopulse.org Civil Society Consultation - Draft Lotteries Policy http://www.ngopulse.org/event/civil-society-consultation-draft-lotteries-policy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation-name"> <table id="sn-announce-organisation-name" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="10"> <tr> <td> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> CORE &amp; SANGONeT </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> </div> The <a href="http://www.corejhb.org.za">Co-operative for Research and Education (CORE)</a> and <a href="http://www.sangonet.org.za">SANGONeT</a> invite NGOs and other civil society groups in Gauteng to a public consultation on 5 November 2012 (13h00-14h30) at the <a href="http://www.sci-bono.co.za/Visit/GetHere.php">Sci-Bono Discovery Centre</a> in Johannesburg to discuss the draft lotteries policy and specific responses and inputs in this regard.<br /> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-start-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event start date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">05/11/2012</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-end-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event end date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">05/11/2012</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-venue"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event venue:&nbsp;</div> Sci-Bono Discovery Centre (classroom 2A &amp; B, 3rd Floor / east side entrance), cnr Miriam Makeba &amp; President Street, Johannesburg, Map - http://www.sci-bono.co.za/Visit/GetHere.php </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Event type:&nbsp;</div> Workshop </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/event/civil-society-consultation-draft-lotteries-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.ngopulse.org/event/civil-society-consultation-draft-lotteries-policy#comments Civil society DTI Fundraising Governance and democracy Lotto National Lotteries Board NLB Civil society Fundraising Governance and democracy No Pain No Gain Tue, 23 Oct 2012 20:58:45 +0000 David Barnard 27536 at http://www.ngopulse.org Draft Lotteries Policy Published for Comment http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/draft-lotteries-policy-published-comment The Department of Trade and Industry has published a draft lotteries policy following approval by Cabinet. The Lotteries Act regulates lottery activities and provides the basic framework for the management and operation of a National Lottery.<br /> <br /> The draft policy proposes interventions to address the challenges identified in the implementation of the Lotteries Act, and as identified by various assessments to improve the performance of the distribution of funds raised by the National Lottery.<br /> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department of Trade and Industry </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/newsflash/draft-lotteries-policy-published-comment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil society DTI Fundraising Governance and democracy Home page Lotto National lotteries NLB Civil society Fundraising Governance and democracy Home page Mon, 08 Oct 2012 22:00:45 +0000 David Barnard 27261 at http://www.ngopulse.org National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund - Sport and Recreation 2012 http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/national-lottery-distribution-trust-fund-sport-and-recreation-2012 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-opportunity-start-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">04/09/0012</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation-name"> <table id="sn-announce-organisation-name" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="10"> <tr> <td> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table> </div> <div id="opportunity-expired">Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.</div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-opportunity-closing-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Opportunity closing date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">02/11/2012</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-opportunity-type"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Opportunity type:&nbsp;</div> Grants </div> </div> </div> The Distributing Agency for Sport and Recreation, established in terms of the Lotteries Act (No. 57 of 1997), is in a position to consider applications for funding from the proceeds of the National Lottery in the Sport and Recreation Sector.<br /> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/national-lottery-distribution-trust-fund-sport-and-recreation-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil society Fundraising Lotteries NLB Recreation Sport Civil society Fundraising Tue, 04 Sep 2012 14:39:56 +0000 David Barnard 26671 at http://www.ngopulse.org NLB Extends Call for Input into Funding Criteria http://www.ngopulse.org/press-release/nlb-extends-call-input-funding-criteria <p>The recent call by the National Lotteries Board (NLB) for stakeholder input to assist in identifying the focus areas for National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) funding has been positively received by major roleplayers. The input from stakeholders is streaming in steadily and the NLB has decided to extend the period for input to 22 May 2012 so that more roleplayers, especially those in outlying areas, can also use the opportunity to make valuable input.<br /> </p><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-published"> <div class="field-label">Date published:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">08/05/2012</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation"> <div class="field-label">Organisation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> National Lotteries Board </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/press-release/nlb-extends-call-input-funding-criteria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil society donors Fundraising Fundraising Lotto National Lotteries Board NGO Management NLB proposals sustainability Civil society Fundraising NGO Management Wed, 09 May 2012 16:11:44 +0000 David Barnard 24638 at http://www.ngopulse.org Joint Media Statement by the National Lotteries Board and Child Welfare South Africa http://www.ngopulse.org/press-release/joint-media-statement-national-lotteries-board-and-child-welfare-south-africa This is a joint media statement by the National Lotteries Board (NLB) and Child Welfare South Africa (CWSA) relating to certain media comments made by Prof Vevek Ram, the CEO of NLB at a Parliamentary briefing.<br /> <br /> In his briefing, Prof Ram expressed concern that applicants showed an increased dependence on funding from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF). This was evidenced by a noticeable reduction in the number of funders featured in financial statements of applicants.<br /> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-published"> <div class="field-label">Date published:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">16/11/2011</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation"> <div class="field-label">Organisation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aqula Creative Communications </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ngopulse.org/press-release/joint-media-statement-national-lotteries-board-and-child-welfare-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil society Fundraising Governance and democracy Lotteries Lotto National Lotteries Board NGO Management NLB NLDTF Civil society Fundraising Governance and democracy NGO Management Sun, 20 Nov 2011 16:50:18 +0000 David Barnard 22085 at http://www.ngopulse.org