Who we are

Partnership Team

Ms Bridgette Prince

Name:    Prince, Bridgette (Ms, B.B.)
Department:    Business Development and International Liaison
Location:    Cape Town
Telephone:    +27 (0)21 466 7968
E-mail:    bprince@hsrc.ac.za

Ms Naledi Hlalukana

Name:    Hlalukana, Naledi (Ms, N.)
Department:    Business Development and International Liaison
Location:    Cape Town
Telephone:    +27 (0)21 466 7985
E-mail:    nhlalukana@hsrc.ac.za

Ms Nicole Van Rheede

Name:    Van Rheede, Nicole (Ms, N.L.)
Department:    Business Development and International Liaison
Location:    Cape Town
Telephone:    +27 (0)21 466 8082
E-mail:    nvanrheede@hsrc.ac.za

Funding and Proposal Support

Institutional Support
•    Register and maintain supplier databases
•    Ensure that there is a valid tax clearance certificate ( with Finance)
•    Ensure that the BEE certificate is obtained for the current year ( with SCM)
•    Annually update the organisational profile and HDI information
•    Ensure access to funding databases
•    Ensure compliance with international funders (SAM registration to ensure engagement with the US) and EU Legal and financial entity file
•    Attendance and participation of key DST and NRF activities and meetings to ensure HSRC alignment with their priorities

Research Programme Support
•    Hold meetings to identify key research priorities
•    Agree on research programmes to be prioritised for funding assistance
•    Match and identify donors with the prioritised research topics
•    Provide training and support for proposal writing
•    Host a donor event focussing on new research priorities.
•    Agree on donors and institutions to be visited to explore possible collaboration

Identification and Dissemination of funding and partnership opportunities
•    Scan the funding landscape through databases, newspapers, tender bulletins and fundraising websites 
•    Match funding opportunities to research programmes
•    Utilize the proposal tracking system to disseminate funding calls to relevant programmes and researchers
•    Produce and disseminate the Funding E-Bulletin which contains all relevant funding calls and showcase new funders
•    Create and maintain a database for partners (key stakeholders), funders/ donors and collaborators
•    Plan and organise Funding Information Sessions which provide training, information sharing and networking opportunities for researchers and administrators

Proposal support
•    Funding Support Officer liaises and provides technical and proposal support to research programmes
•    Complete tender forms
•    Source and provide organisational information in the format required by the funder
•    Coordinate and clarify Terms of Reference as per Funder requirements
•    Coordinate joint submissions with research programmes
•    Provide support for printing, binding, packaging and delivery of the submissions
•     Register HSRC and researchers with Funder databases and on their submission portals
•     Manage online submissions eg NIH, EU, MRC,

Funding and Proposal team

Ms Carla Pheiffer

Programmes
AISA DGSD,ESD,PHHSI, RMDC
Name:    Pheiffer, Carla (Ms, C.)
Department:    Business Development and International Liaison
Location:    Pretoria
Telephone:    +27 (0)12 302 2324
E-mail:    cpheiffer@hsrc.ac.za

Ms Peggy Chabala

Programmes
HAST, EPD & BRICS
Name:
    Chabala, Peggy (Ms, P.)
Department:    Business Development and International Liaison
Location:    Cape Town
Telephone:    +27 (0)21 466 8006
E-mail:    pchabala@hsrc.ac.za

Mr Gerrie Mnguni

Programmes
CeSTIi: HSD and RIA
Name:    Mnguni, Gerrie (Mr, G.D.)
Department:    Business Development and International Liaisonon  
Location: Pretoria
Telephone:    +27 (0)12 302 2908
E-mail:    gmnguni@hsrc.ac.za