Who can become a SCAN member?

SCAN membership is inclusive and is accessible to all who have a role to play in the socio-economic development community of Stellenbosch. Membership is open to Non-Governmental organisations, Community-based organisations, formal Social Welfare organisations, National, Provincial and local government representatives, religious organisations, trade unions, training institutions and consumer organisations or Social Enterprises.


Member organisations are required to pay a nominal annual membership fee.


Non-voting membership
Voting membership is exclusive to civil society organisations and individual members. Although membership may include representation from state institutions who are recognized as major role players in the development field, they will not have voting rights.


2022 Membership fee:
R300 per annum.

Register to become a SCAN Member

If your organisation falls in any of the above mentioned categories and is not yet a member of SCAN, we would love to welcome you to the network and connect you with other organisations in the sector.

Once registered, you can create your NGO profile that will be listed on our NGO Directory with a dedicated webpage for your organisation.

What does SCAN offer?


Connect with other stakeholders in the SED landscape in Stellenbosch.

Donor validation

SCAN membership validates you as a collaborator and increases your visibility as well as credibility to donors.


Join established micro networks (Working Groups) where you can collaborate on projects to increase impact, be more effective by sharing resources relevant to its field and avoiding duplication.

Collective impact illustration

SED Working Groups collaborating towards an industry-specific common agenda can illustrate each stakeholder’s contribution towards making collective impact.

Collective fundraising

SCAN SED Working Groups have the opportunity to collectively fundraise for their common agenda.

Capacity building

Discounted  / free access to relevant capacity building workshops and training sessions that address operational challenges.


As a collective network influence legislation, policy, programme development.

Access to information

Industry-specific news, opportunities and knowledge shared.