Helping to unite Accountants, NPOs and SMEs so everyone can have a better future

There are more than 220 000 registered NPOs and more than 2.6 million SMEs in South Africa doing amazing work. They need accountants like you to help them grow and get compliant with their financial reporting. Become an accountant for a cause today by volunteering your services to help NPOs and SMEs across South Africa. 

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Our Mission: Empowering accountants to drive compliance in NPOs and SMEs 

At CIBA, we believe in the power of collaboration and the vital role that accountants play in promoting compliance within the non-profit sector (NPOs) and small and medium enterprises (SMEs). We are on a mission to inspire and empower accountants to step forward and make a positive impact by assisting NPOs and SMEs in becoming compliant with regulatory requirements. Together, we can strengthen the integrity and sustainability of these organisations, fostering a thriving business environment and a more equitable society. 

Key elements of our mission

  • Raising Awareness
  • Knowledge and Skills Development
  • Building Strong Partnerships
  • Advocacy and Policy Engagement
  • Promoting Ethical Practices
  • Recognising and Celebrating Impact
NPO Assist Mission

CIBA has developed a variety of licenses and tools to help either NPOs, Accountants or SMEs to upskill. 

Become a Licensed NPO Treasurer 

The licensed NPO treasurer program by CIBA aims to equip treasurers of Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) with essential financial skills and knowledge. This program addresses compliance issues, improves financial management, and provides support to treasurers. By completing the program, treasurers can maintain proper accounting systems, ensure compliance, and contribute to the sustainability of NPOs. The program is 100% subsidized by CIBA and includes a one-year associate membership. 

Become a Licensed NPO Accountant

The Licensed NPO Accountant Programme offered by CIBA equips accountants with specialised skills to support Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs). The programme covers NPO financial management, compliance, reporting, taxation, and governance. By becoming a licensed NPO Accountant, you can expand your client portfolio, build networks, and contribute to the NPO sector.