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Open Society Foundation OSF-SA


The Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) is committed to promoting the values, institutions and practices of an open, non-racial and non-sexist, democratic, civil society.

OSF-SA supports a vigorous and autonomous civil society in which the rule of law and divergent opinions are respected. OSF-SA is a South African grant-making organisation and is a part of the Open Society Foundations.


Promoting Public- and Private-Sector Accountability

Protecting the Free Flow of Information and Freedom of Expression

Strengthening Justice and Equality

Advancing Civil Society and Promoting Socioeconomic Rights

Research and Advocacy Unit


  • SA crime statistics 2015 – ISS Crime Hub issThe Institute for Security Studies has developed some excellent infographics depicting the state of crime in South Africa. Be sure to visit their website to view more of the infographics.


  • Injustice is bad for your health GPG-Launch-Invitation-Flyer_South-Africa-748x968Around the world, human rights violations compromise public health. Violence and police harassment, discrimination, forced medical interventions, and denial of essential services threaten the health and wellbeing of marginalized populations. Addressing these deep-rooted injustices is vital to advancing health. This event will showcase several projects that assist marginalized populations – sex workers, people who use drugs, ...