Who can become a SCAN member?

SCAN membership is inclusive and accessible to all who have a role to play in the socio-economic development community of Stellenbosch and is renewable each financial year (April to March) at a nominal annual fee of R400.

Active member organisations not only receive updates of events and network-related opportunities, but also information about upcoming external funding opportunities shared through the network.


In the SCAN network, members have the opportunity to meet and interact with representatives from the following eligible organisations: Non-Governmental organisations, Community-based organisations, formal Social Welfare organisations, National, Provincial and Local Government representatives, religious organisations, trade unions, training institutions and Social Enterprises.

Non-voting membership

SCAN recognises government and the Stellenbosch University as major role players in the development field. They will however not have voting rights within SCAN as a civil network. All other members have full voting rights. 








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 the SCAN NGO Directory with a dedicated webpage for your organisation.

Renew Membership

2024 Membership Fee To renew your membership at the start of each SCAN financial year, please update your organisation’s details by completing the membership form below.

You will receive an automated invoice due for payment to ensure that you receive updates of events and other network or non-network opportunities.

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.