Awards

Awards and Leadership 2000 - 2013

  • Winner - The Inaugral SA Premier Business Awards 2012/13 - Rural Development Category - hosted by Department of Trade and Industry and Proudly South African
  • Finalist - NGO of the year Award (2012) from Oliver Empowerment Awards 
  • Winner - SCAT was one of fourteen recipients of a Silver Award (R20 000) from The Impumelelo Social Innovations Centre in both 2007 & 2008 for the HIV/AIDS Activator Program. The award is used to share a project's success story with others to encourage the adaptation of their innovation in other contexts around South Africa.  
  • Winner - Masibambane awarded SCAT with the Ubuntu Gala Award in 2007 for the Community Project created by SCAT.
  • Leader - SCAT was appointed by the Umsobomvu Youth Fund as a delivery partner to develop capacity in rural areas for Local Economic Development  projects involving youth
  • Leader - SCAT is the implementing partner in the Eastern Cape for the Nyandeni Food Security and Nutrition Programme on behalf of the WK Kellogg Foundation
  • In October of 2008 SCAT was a finalist in the Non-for-Profit Organization Award presented by Mail & Guardian. Being awarded a finalist position means SCAT is one of the top three in the Non-for-Profit Organization category.
  • Finalist –In 2004 SCAT was a finalist for the Alcan Prize for Sustainability through Rio Tinto. SCAT was one of six runners-up out of 5000 applicants from 79 countries for the prestigious Alcan International Sustainability Award.  SCAT was one of six organizations that were awarded a grant by Rio Tinto for the work done to empower the rural poor, strengthen civil society while promoting social change. SCAT was also awarded an Alcan-sponsored place for 2005 on the Post Graduate Certificate in Cross-Sector partnership program. SCAT was awarded an international bursary and invited to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
  • Winner - Mail and Guardian Investing in the Future Awards 2004.
  • Winner - The Ashoka Citizen-Based Initiative Award in 2002 for creative community resource mobilisation strategy for civil society
  • First Runner-Up - Katlego Award for financial sustainability in 2001
  • Winner - Mail and Guardian Investing in the Future Awards in 2000 for the Fundraising Incentive Scheme (FRIS). SCAT’s local Fundraising Incentive Scheme (FRIS) was the winner in category two for the Investing in the Future Awards in 2000 awarded by Mail & Guardian.