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Monitoring and Evaluation for Wildlife Conservation

The purpose of this best practice is to provide conservationists with guidance on how to plan their monitoring and evaluation activities and report on the success of their work in terms of the impact achieved.
Created: 2022-09-08 Language: EN
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GISF: NGO security collaboration toolbox

This toolbox provides advice and practical resources to support NGOS in facilitating effective security collaboration with other organisations operating in the same context.
Created: 2022-08-25 Language: EN
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Managing Sexual Violence against Aid Workers: prevention, preparedness, response and aftercare

This guide is aimed at anyone with a responsibility for staff care, safety and security, as well as anyone involved in processes aimed at preventing or responding to incidents of sexual violence against staff, such as security focal points, HR staff, project and programmes staff, and first responders to incidents of sexual violence within an aid organisation.
Created: 2022-08-25 Language: EN , FR , ES
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Building adaptive resilience

The information in this resource identifies critical factors that influenced how well organisations were able to adapt. It presents a framework for using this four factors that can be used to build your organisations adaptive resilience.
Created: 2022-08-19 Language: EN
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Online course: Financial Management for Humanitarian, Development and Conservation Professionals (FMD Pro)

This 2.5-hour curriculum provides fundamentals of financial management in the context of projects in humanitarian, development, and conservation sectors. The five courses are designed to build project team member’s financial management skills in order to effectively manage project and program finances.
Created: 2022-08-12 Language: EN
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Online course: Risk Management and Funding Partnerships

Who would find this resource useful? All types of NGOs to better identify and manage risks that can arise from partnerships where one partner is funding another. An organisation would use this resource when... ...managing operational challenges and risks affecting funding partnerships. Although based within the humanitarian sector, this resource…
Created: 2022-08-12 Language: EN , AR
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Governance: a guide for international NGOs

Who would find this resource useful? Trustees of large and international not-for-profit organisations. An organisation would use this resource when... …looking to develop a framework for governance best practice and practically applying these principles to the everyday operations of your organisation. How can this resource help? Each section within the…
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Mobile App: Atlas - Ready For Business

Although initially designed for small to medium businesses, the Atlas mobile app can be adapted for small to medium conservation organisations that are aware of the need to prepare for crises and are looking for advice on what to actually do.
Created: 2022-08-09 Language: EN , ES
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Oryx Journal paper: What makes conservationists persevere? Resilience strategies at work

Resilience (i.e. positive adaptation to professional challenges) can help individuals thrive in their roles. We interviewed 22 conservationists with professional experience working in low-income countries with high biodiversity and explored what helped and what hindered them in their work. We used thematic analysis to identify factors related to positive and negative psychological states and strategies to promote resilience at work. The results revealed factors that were associated with positive psychological states, including achievements and recognition for work.
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Writing for Conservation Guide

This guide strives to support you in this endeavour by providing guidance, both general and specific, to help you tell your story in the structured manner and style required for scientific communication—to help you fulfil your communication aspirations.
Created: 2022-07-27 Language: EN
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Becoming agile: A guide to building adaptive resilience

Building adaptive resilience in organisations is a long-term process. This booklet outlines the stages in the process, starting with clarifying how resilient your organisation is today, and then moves through a series of activities that foster greater resilience.
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The role of the board of directors in a crisis

For many organisations, the role of their board of directors during crisis response and recovery is not clear. This can introduce uncertainty, slow the response, deepen the crisis and make everyone's job harder. The Board's Role in Crisis is a guide for boards members and managers alike operating in any organisation.
Created: 2022-07-18 Language: EN
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BirdLife Project Toolkit

This toolkit aims to help project teams deal with and manage the complexity of conservation challenges. Providing a set of flexible methods and tools to identify solutions to conservation problems and implement these in way that will maximise impact, collaboration and learning.
Created: 2022-07-15 Language: EN
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Cover your assets

Insurance is only useful if the policy delivers what you need, when you need it. This short guide will help you select the right policy, learn how to prepare to use it, and make a claim.
Created: 2022-07-15 Language: EN
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Chaos to teamwork: A leaders role in crisis

A short guide to help prepare a crisis leadership team before an event and improve effectiveness during an event
Created: 2022-07-15 Language: EN
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Leading in Disaster Recovery

NZ Red Cross have created this pocket book of wisdom from over 100 recovery leaders who share the messages they wish they’d had. This is your companion through chaos that will connect you with over 100 other people who have walked in similar shoes.
Created: 2022-07-15 Language: EN
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An introduction to stakeholder engagement

Have you ever had a decision made on your behalf, which went on to negatively impact you? How did it make you feel? This original online e-learning course explores stakeholder engagement, with a particular emphasis on community stakeholders. We'll look at why stakeholder engagement is crucial to effective and equitable…
Created: 2022-07-06 Language: EN
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Building Civil Society support: A Good Practice Guide for BirdLife Partners

This guidance seeks to help BirdLife Partners (and other NGOs) cultivate and nurture supporters and members and to source from across the BirdLife Partnership practical, affordable and scalable strategies on how to build a strong, dedicated and growing network around civil society engagement.
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Exiting / transitioning from international partnerships: a toolkit for small NGOs

This toolkit, written by Lucy Morris, is a concise guide to exiting / transitioning from international partnerships, intended specifically for use by small non-governmental organisations (NGOs). The toolkit is one of five produced as part of the Strengthening Small Organisations with Big Ambitions project (2021-22), which aimed to strengthen small UK-based NGOs working…
Created: 2022-07-05 Language: EN
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Monitoring, evaluation and learning: a toolkit for small NGOs

This toolkit, written by Anne Garbutt, is a concise guide to monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL), intended specifically for use by small non-governmental organisations (NGOs). The toolkit is one of five produced as part of the Strengthening Small Organisations with Big Ambitions project (2021-22), which aimed to strengthen small UK-based NGOs working in…
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Advocacy: a toolkit for small NGOs

This toolkit, written by Helen Collinson, is a concise guide to advocacy intended specifically for use by small non-governmental organisations (NGOs). The toolkit is one of five produced as part of the Strengthening Small Organisations with Big Ambitions project (2021-22), which aimed to strengthen small UK-based NGOs working in international development. However, it…
Created: 2022-07-05 Language: EN
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Strategic planning: a toolkit for small NGOs

This toolkit, written by Rick James, is a concise guide to strategic planning intended specifically for use by small non-governmental organisations (NGOs). The toolkit is one of five produced as part of the Strengthening Small Organisations with Big Ambitions project (2021-22), which aimed to strengthen small UK-based NGOs working in international development. However,…
Created: 2022-07-05 Language: EN
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Partner capacity strengthening: a toolkit for small NGOs

This toolkit, written by Catherine Squire, is a concise guide to partner capacity strengthening intended specifically for use by small non-governmental organisations (NGOs). The toolkit is one of five produced as part of the Strengthening Small Organisations with Big Ambitions project (2021-22), which aimed to strengthen small UK-based NGOs working in international development.…
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Trustee role and board: detailed information

Who would find this resource useful? Those wishing to set up and run a charity. The Charity Commission is a non-ministerial department of the UK government and it's purpose is to register and regulate charities in England and Wales, to ensure that the public can support charities with confidence. An…
Created: 2022-07-05 Language: EN
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The Complete Guide to Building a Non-profit Board

Who would find this resource useful? Whether you’re leading an established nonprofit or starting one from scratch, or whether you’re a CEO, volunteer board chair or staff lead for the board, this guide is for you. An organisation might use this resource when... …wanting to understand how to build and…
Created: 2022-07-05 Language: EN
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Introduction to organisational governance

Who would find this resource useful? Board members and executives of conservation NGOs wishing to understand the steps to create an effective board. An organisation might use this resource when... …looking to deliver a similar style introductory presentation on good governance.
Created: 2022-07-05 Language: EN , PT , ES , FR
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Charity Governance Code

The Code sets the principles and recommended practice for good governance
Created: 2022-07-04 Language: EN , CY
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Trustee Recruitment Cycle: How to complete a skills audit

Strong boards have trustees with a mix of professional skills, personal experience and different perspectives. The ideal combination depends on your charity's purpose and strategy. A skills audit can help you find that combination.
Created: 2022-07-04 Language: EN
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Trustee Recruitment Cycle

The Trustee Recruitment Cycle has been developed to supports boards to recruit and assess trustees in an effective and inclusive way.
Created: 2022-07-04 Language: EN
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Stakeholder engagement for wildlife conservation

Providing guidance and best practice for engaging any kind of stakeholder for any type of conservation project.
Created: 2022-03-16 Language: EN
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Into the Wild with the EAG: the Virtual Field Trip Experience

A fun and easy to follow three episode virtual programme: 'Into the Wild' for student 8-10  years old, to learn about marine and coastal wildlife!
Created: 2022-03-16 Language: EN
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The Effective Board - From basic oversight to strategic asset

This publication presents an overview of Maliasili Initiatives’ emerging approach to establishing, operating, evaluating, and maintaining an effective Board of Directors within a civil society organization (CSO). The principles and practices described in this guidebook may be useful for a broad range of CSOs. This document sets out to define…
Created: 2022-02-28 Language: EN
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Talking the walk

Talking the Walk takes a highly practical look at the realities of communicating in and about partnership.
Created: 2022-02-08 Language: EN
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The Partnering Journey

A diagram depicting the journey typically taken to build an effective collaboration: a central journey for the partnership as a whole, and individual journeys for each of the partners.
Created: 2022-02-08 Language: EN
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12 Tips for Onboarding New Team Members

This resource provides tips and strategies for effectively integrating new colleagues into your organisation, whether it's virtual or in-person. 
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Partnership Reflection: A Guide for Facilitators

The Partnership Reflection is a facilitated process designed to strengthen the relationship among the partners in order to help them be more effective.
Created: 2022-01-31 Language: EN
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The RAPID Decision-Making Tool for Nonprofits

RAPID® is a way to assign roles in a decision process. It helps clarify who provides input to a decision, who shapes the decision and ultimately decides on it, and who carries out the decision once it is made.
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Leadership Development for Conservation Practitionerss

This is a five-week course (6hrs self learning/week plus 2hrs expert-led live sessions) to help you develop your understanding of and the practical skills required to be a more effective conservation leader.
Event start: Nov 01 2022 12:00 am Language: EN
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Developing and modelling a positive safeguarding culture: A tool for leaders

A tool to help facilitate honest discussion and generate conversations to support teams or organisations to make important culture changes within their working environments in relation to safeguarding.
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CEPF Gender Toolkit

This gender toolkit is intended to provide guidance for CEPF applicants and grantees in understanding and integrating gender into their conservation projects. It is also useful however for all conservation practitioners  for gender integration in projects! 
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Non-profit Fundraising Essentials Course

This hands-on course will introduce entrepreneurial mindsets and practical tactics for bringing your fundraising efforts to the next level. The course culminates with combining elements of effective fundraising into a strategic funding plan for your organization. Courses last for six weeks, several times a year and are free.
Event start: Mar 08 2022 12:00 am Language: EN
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Maliasili resources

Maliasili is an online platform which aims to enable talented local conservation organisations to become more effective at what they do, overcome their challenges, and achieve greater impact. Their wide range of free resources are designed to build organisational capacity.
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Five steps to telling stories of impact

This article presents five things to consider in creating and sharing stories to raise awareness amongst stakeholder audiences and demonstrate commitment.
Created: 2021-12-16 Language: EN
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MEL-OF-INFLUENCING Toolkit

Who is it useful for?  MEL practitioners and/or Influence/Campaign coordinators-advisors from all around the Oxfam confederation (at country/regional/global level) with a medium-high knowledge and expertise on (MEL of) Influencing - as well as others who are not part of the Oxfam confederation but use MEL in project management. What it…
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Guidelines for Integrating Gender & Social Equity Into Conservation Programming

This document aims to guide conservation practitioners in recognising, understanding and integrating gender and social equity dimensions into community-based conservation projects. 
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Partnership Health-check

This tool can be used to review the ‘health’ of the partnership, determining areas for discussion and improvement.
Created: 2021-12-07 Language: EN
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The SDG Partnership Guidebook

This Guidebook sets out the key Building Blocks of successful partnerships and the underlying processes – from initial stakeholder engagement to partnership review – necessary to develop and keep those Building Blocks in place and to maximise partnership impact.
Created: 2021-12-07 Language: EN
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Governance and NGOs Strengthening the Board

A workshop designed to build the capacity of boards of directors and support them in developing and sharing models of good governance practice.
Created: 2021-09-27 Language: EN
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PESTLE Analysis

A PESTLE analysis is a framework to analyse the key factors (Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Legal and Environmental) influencing an organisation from the outside. It offers people professionals insight into the external factors impacting their organisation. The analysis is flexible, so organisations can use it in a range of different scenarios. People professionals and senior managers can use the results to guide strategic decision-making.
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Miradi: Conservation Theory of Change Builder

Miradi is a software that allows your team to manage projects together.
Created: 2021-08-26 Language: EN
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The Remote Partnering Work Book

This resources provides insightful and practical guidance for those working in remote partnerships.
Created: 2021-08-26 Language: EN
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Safeguarding resources

An organisation might use this resource when those within the organisation need to understand what safeguarding is and access guidance resources, and tools to help improve safeguarding policies and practices within the organisations and throughout their programmes of work. 
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Grant writing for wildlife conservation V1

This best practice provides guidance on preparing an application for any type of conservation grant.
Created: 2021-06-23 Language: EN
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The M&E Universe

The M&E Universe is a free, online resource developed by INTRAC to support development practitioners involved in monitoring and evaluation (M&E). It consists of a series of short papers (2-6 pages) on different subjects related to M&E. The M&E Universe has specifically been designed to support civil society organisations (CSOs) and draws many of its examples from the work of NGOs and other types of CSO.
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visit.org

Visit.org work to enhance the mission of impactful social organizations by facilitating mutually beneficial interactions between people and communities around the world. They do so by helping companies discover & book hundreds of carefully curated social impact team experiences led by & benefiting local nonprofits and social ventures.
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Understanding Impact

Using your theory of change to develop a measurement and evaluation framework.  This guide is for charitable service providers who seek to evaluate their work or measure their impact. ‘Measuring’ in this instance means using data and evidence, both quantitative and qualitative, to gain useful insights about a charity’s work.…
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Monitoring matrix for project follow-up

The monitoring matrix gathers in one template all information necessary to implement activities, and ensure all the data will be collected to conduct a proper monitoring of progress. This template can be used by field teams to understand and prepare all necessary tools for the monitoring of their project(s). It…
Created: 2019-01-16 Language: EN
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PRISM - evaluating the outcomes and impacts of small/medium-sized conservation projects

PRISM is a toolkit that aims to support small/medium-sized conservation projects to effectively evaluate the outcomes and impacts of their work. The toolkit is divided into four main sections: Introduction and Key Concepts Designing and Implementing the Evaluation Modules Method factsheets This toolkit has been designed primarily for use by…
Created: 2017-11-20 Language: EN
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Skills Mapping & Prioritisation for the Pogány-havas Association

Synopsis  The Pogány-havas Association works to conserve mountain hay meadows in Romania, which are among the most biodiverse in Europe but are at immediate risk from abandonment or conversion into sheep pasture.  With a broad mandate and many varied projects, we were overwhelmed by a sense of obligation to communicate and justify…
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Behaviour Change Toolkit

This toolkit gives you the know-how you need to understand people’s behaviours and to help them to make positive changes in their lives. It should be used when preparing programme strategies, developing project proposals, and reviewing the quality of your interventions. Understanding exactly which factors prevent people from practising the promoted…
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Designing Comprehensive Partnering Agreements

As the number and complexity of partnerships has grown, so has our understanding of the principles and processes by which they work and can become successful. While partnering theory has been developed directly from practice, it is rare for that theory to be backed up by evidenced academic research. This publication demonstrates an effort to…
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Stakeholder analysis presentation

Who would find this resource useful? Any organisation wishing to clarify the content and scope of their stakeholder influence. An organisation might use this resource when... ...their organisation would like to adopt a more strategic approach and use resources more efficiently, by actively choosing key stakeholders upon whom to focus. How…
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INTRINSIC - Integrating Rights and Social Issues into Conservation

Biodiversity conservation is essentially a social process. It involves working with people to make decisions about how they will access, use, value and protect nature. Conservation inevitably entails both social costs and benefits, and the social context is likely to impact the efficiency and effectiveness of any conservation initiative. However,…
Created: 2016-09-29 Language: EN
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Workshop Bank

This website provides users with a wide range of online learning tools related to facilitation. These are particularly valuable if you have complex organisational issues to resolve, problems with team members and social cohesion, or a complex problem you need to solve with the help of many different stakeholders. On…
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Measuring Impact

Need to measure the impact of your intervention on biodiversity conservation, but don't know where to start? This pdf document has been produced by the social science sector, outlining in great detail how impact measurement is conducted today - it can be applied to many conservation projects, and is particularly useful for…
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Policies and Procedures - Sections Template

Is your NGO starting to grow or are you just starting out, and need to outline internal policies and procedures? This document outlines different sections typically found in a Policy & Procedures manual, highlighting sections such as general principles, banking & cash management, statutory compliance and many others.  
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Funding Tracker - Organisational vs. Programme

Organise your fundraising work by prioritising it according to your organisation as a whole. It may be divided into two different sections: Organisational needs All the items (people’s salaries, services, travel, materials, equipment) needed to be able to run the basic office/programme activities) Programme needs All the items (people’s salaries, services,…
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Guidance on using Funding Grids

This word document is to be used with the funding tracker template found in the tools section of this website. It will guide you through the process on how to use these templates on excel.  
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Organisational Roles - Template and Outline

Is your NGO starting to grow or are you just starting out, and need to clarify/outline internal roles? This document outlines different organisational roles within NGOs, detailing the types of responsibilities typically appointed to the individuals holding these roles.  
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Financial Strategy Template

Need to outline your financial strategy but don’t know where to start? This template is an example of a typical financial strategy for an NGO. It details different sections which are valuable to include, along with supplying advice on what to consider when writing one, and how to describe and…
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Annual Work Plan Tool

If you are looking for an easy way to organise your annual work plan, so that you can better manage your daily, weekly, and monthly activities, then this excel spread sheet may help!  
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Governing a Conservation NGO - A Guide to Good Practice

Who would find this resource useful? This guide is written primarily for the Board members and Chief Executives of conservation NGOs, as well as Partner Development Officers and other advisers. It may be useful to other organisations too. An organisation might use this resource when... …reviewing their governance. Most successful…
Created: 2016-02-12 Language: EN
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Time Management Tools

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone trying to manage their own - or their team's - workload and time management   An organisation might use this resource when…. Reviewing workloads, allocating tasks to staff, planning or implementing projects or developing internal capacity development plans   How can this resource…
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Impact Builder

Who would find this resource useful? An organisation requiring a structured and efficient process to monitor and evaluate their projects and programmes. An organisation might use this resource when… …there is a need to identify and measure indicators and outcomes, recording the impact of projects with the aim of reviewing…
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Organizational Strengthening: Realizing Potential, Increasing Impact

Who would find this resource useful? Any organisation going through a planning or strengthening process, and organisations that enable others to build their capacity or increase organisational strengthening.   An organisation might use this resource when…. ...considering what are the key domains of an organisational strengthening process, and the different approaches to analyse,…
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What We Know About Exit Strategies: Practical Guidance For Developing Exit Strategies in the Field

The goal of this guidance document is to improve our collective understanding and ability to develop and implement sound Exit Strategies from Developmental Relief Programs. The topic of ‘Exit Strategies’ confounds and eludes emergency and development practitioners alike. In the dynamic context of southern Africa, the mere mention of ‘an…
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Training Design and Facilitation - A Trainer’s Manual

From the original document: This section of the course manual, Adapting to a Changing Climate, contains three sessions intended to assist the trainer in both designing and delivering a successful training workshop. These sessions on Training Design and Facilitation Skills are intended to be delivered as part of the training of trainers…
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Organisation Analysis and Development

From the original document: The effectiveness of organisations depends on many factors, but it all starts with careful design and good process involving all stakeholders. This learning module offers tools, concepts, and advice from best practices in order to help its users obtain a better understanding of how rural organisations can be developed…
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Leadership and Networks: New Ways of Developing Leadership in a Highly Connected World

As part of the Leadership for a New Era (LNE) initiative, the Leadership Learning Community has partnered with thought leaders in the network development and leadership development fields to develop the cutting edge report Leadership and Networks: New Ways of Developing Leadership in a Highly Connected World. This report is…
Created: 2015-01-22 Language: EN
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Facilitating stakeholder workshops

Stakeholder workshops are increasingly used in research projects, yet despite planning and preparation an event can falter due to poor facilitation, leading to confusion and disengagement of stakeholders. Many researchers mistakenly think that because they are good at chairing meetings with academics, they can facilitate a stakeholder workshop.
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How to write a policy brief

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone developing organisational policies.   An organisation might use this resource when…. ...Putting together a policy brief.   How can this resource help? This small guidance document is an annex to the resource Stakeholder Engagement Handbook. It contains useful, straight-forward guidance and suggestions on how…
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BoardSource

Who would find this resource useful? Organisation leaders, board members or anyone responsible for (or working to strengthen) good governance within an organisation An organisation might use this resource when…. This website covers a broad range of topics within governance and so provides useful guidance in a variety of situations…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Writing a Fundraising Proposal

Who would find this resource useful? This toolkit is aimed specifically at those who do not feel confident about writing funding proposals and who may not have much experience in it. It can be used by the individual project manager or by a team committed to increasing the organisation’s capacity…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Fundraising Guide for NGOs

Who would find this resource useful? This guide was written for the staff of an Indian NGO, but the principles and procedures outlined are relevant and applicable worldwide. It is for staff of all NGOs, community groups and other organisations who want to raise their capacity for raising funds from…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Fundraising Toolkit

Who would find this resource useful? This guide was written for small community organisations with limited previous experience of fundraising.   An organisation might use this resource when…. When starting out in fundraising   How can this resource help? It is a short and to-the-point overview and introduction to fundraising…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Developing a Finance Strategy

Who would find this resource useful? This toolkit is aimed specifically at people who have not thought through a financial strategy before. Perhaps you have not been involved in running an organisation before. Or perhaps your organisation has managed without a strategy but now you realise that, to survive, you…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Fundraising from Trusts, Foundations and Companies

Who would find this resource useful? This guide is for those with limited previous experience of fundraising from companies or trusts and foundations   An organisation might use this resource when…. When starting out fundraising from companies or trusts and foundations   How can this resource help? It is a…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Budgeting

Who would find this resource useful? This toolkit is aimed at those who have limited or no experience of budgeting. Perhaps you have not been involved in running an organisation or project before, or not been involved in the financial management side before. Now you are faced with budgeting and…
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Building Capacity through Financial Management

Who would find this resource useful? It is written for non-government organisations (NGOs), larger community-based organisations (CBOs), and charities. For organisations with established systems, it provides challenging questions, both for their own organisation and for the way in which they work with others. It is hoped that the book will…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Project Budget Management

Who would find this resource useful? Conservation and development professionals and organisations responsible for developing and managing budgets   An organisation might use this resource when…. Developing budgets based on project plans or strategic plans   How can this resource help? It provides detailed guidance to developing a budget
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Project Budgeting - How to Guide

Who would find this resource useful? Conservation and development professionals and organisations responsible for developing and managing budgets, and who may have limited experience of doing so.   An organisation might use this resource when…. Developing budgets based on project plans or strategic plans   How can this resource help?…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Building Multiple Revenue Sources

Who would find this resource useful? Conservation and development professionals and organisations seeking to learn about new sources of revenue and how to pursue them   An organisation might use this resource when…. When seeking to increase or diversify its revenue and acquire more funds   How can this resource…
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All About Boards of Directors

Who would find this resource useful? Organisation leaders, board members or anyone responsible for (or working to strengthen) good governance within an organisation An organisation might use this resource when…. This website covers a broad range of topics within governance and so provides useful guidance in a variety of situations…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Leading Your NGO: A Reference Guide for NGO Boards

Who would find this resource useful? Organisation leaders, board members or anyone responsible for (or working to strengthen) good governance within an organisation. Written for NGOs in Hong Kong but transferable to other countries and contexts. An organisation might use this resource when…. When working to establish and strengthen: Organisational…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Civil Society Accountability - Pacific

Who would find this resource useful? The toolkit has been primarily designed for environmental organisations, community-based organisations, women’s groups, and umbrella organisations in the Pacific. However, the accountability principles are in many ways applicable to any type of organisation and the tools could be adapted to a different institutional context.…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Civil Society Accountability - Uganda

Who would find this resource useful? It has been primarily designed for organisations, advocacy groups and umbrella organisations in Uganda. However, the accountability principles are in many ways applicable to any type of organisation and the tools could be adapted to a different institutional context.   An organisation might use…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Civil Society Accountability - Belize

Who would find this resource useful? It has been primarily designed for organisations, advocacy groups and umbrella organisations in Belize. However, the accountability principles are in many ways applicable to any type of organisation and the tools could be adapted to a different institutional context.   An organisation might use…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Civil Society Accountability – India

Who would find this resource useful? It has been primarily designed for organisations, faith-based groups, women’s groups and umbrella organisations in India. However, the accountability principles are in many ways applicable to any type of organisation and the tools could be adapted to a different institutional context.   An organisation…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Civil Society Accountability - Sierra Leone

Who would find this resource useful? It has been primarily designed for non-governmental organisations, community-based organisations, advocacy groups and umbrella organisations in Sierra Leone. However, the accountability principles are in many ways applicable to any type of organisation and the tools could be adapted to a different institutional context.  …
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Civil Society Accountability - Trinidad and Tobago

Who would find this resource useful? The toolkit has been primarily designed for environmental organisations, community-based organisations, women’s groups, religious groups and disability groups in Trinidad and Tobago. However, the accountability principles are in many ways applicable to any type of organisation and the tools could be adapted to a…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Natural Resource Governance: Trainers’ Manual

Who would find this resource useful? Those who are involved in making and implementing decisions, so that they understand the basic concepts and principles of governance - accountability, transparency, participation, and the rule of law  - and are able to apply them in their daily work.  
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Partnership Guidance for Working with Other Organisations

Who would find this resource useful? Conservation organisation that work, or are planning to work, with other organisations An organisation might use this resource when…. At the beginning of a joint project or response to ensure that essential issues around working in partnership are considered When preparing a Memorandum of…
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Fundraising Guidelines

Who would find this resource useful? This guide is useful for anyone writing funding proposals, wanting to learn more about different types of funder and about strategies for fundraising   An organisation might use this resource when…. When writing a funding proposal   How can this resource help? It provides…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Introduction to Fundraising

Who would find this resource useful? This PowerPoint presentation provides introductory tips for anyone new to fundraising or who is developing training materials to train who are new to fundraising. See also Writing a Proposal.   An organisation might use this resource when…. When new staff or volunteers with limited…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Writing a Proposal

Who would find this resource useful? This PowerPoint presentation is an introduction for anyone new to writing funding proposals or who is developing training materials to train others who are new to writing funding proposals. See also Introduction to Fundraising.   An organisation might use this resource when…. When new…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Prospecting Template

Who would find this resource useful? Organisations which do not have a system for tracking donor management and funding proposals   An organisation might use this resource when…. When looking to increase their donor support base and improve donor relationship management. You may wish to use this alongside the Proposal…
Created: 2014-10-08 Language: EN
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Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA): A Toolkit for National Focal Points and NBSAP Coordinators

Who would find this resource useful? The toolkit is meant to serve both as a resource for the regional training workshops for National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAP) coordina­tors as well as a resource base for National Focal Points dealing with Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) issues. The toolkit…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Knowledge Sharing Toolkit

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone interested in collaboration, participation, or communication   An organisation might use this resource when…. You have a need, opportunity or challenge related to collaboration, participation, or communication, and you would like to consider knowledge sharing tools and methods to meet these needs.  …
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Basics in Organisational Internal Communications

Who would find this resource useful? Organisation leaders and managers, or other staff interested in strengthening internal communications within their organisation   An organisation might use this resource when…. It needs to improve its internal communication or develop and internal communications strategy   How can this resource help? This website…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Mind Tools

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone who wants to learn the practical, straightforward skills you need to excel in your career   An organisation might use this resource when…. Individuals in that organisation are looking to be more effective, be a better manager and leader, or be more successful…
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Conservation Leadership Programme

Who would find this resource useful? Organisations or individuals looking for opportunities to build their conservation leadership capacity   An organisation might use this resource when…. Looking for development opportunities for young conservation staff or volunteers   How can this resource help? By linking you to funding opportunities for leadership…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development)

Who would find this resource useful? Organisations or individuals looking for opportunities to build their conservation leadership capacity   An organisation might use this resource when…. Looking for development opportunities for conservationists   How can this resource help? By linking you to opportunities for leadership development including a fellowship programme,…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Monitoring and Evaluation

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone wishing to extend their knowledge on monitoring and evaluation methodologies and tools   An organisation might use this resource when…. Searching for information and resources on monitoring and evaluation methodologies and tools Looking for consultancy support to develop monitoring and evaluation systems or…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
External Document

Promoting your Organisation

Who would find this resource useful? This guidance will be useful for all organisations that want to promote themselves to help them achieve their aims and objectives. It will be especially useful for organisations that are new to promotion work. It will also offer food for thought and some tips…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Writing Effectively & Powerfully

Who would find this resource useful? This toolkit offers valuable tips and tools for both inexperienced and experienced writers. It focuses on writing in and for civil society organisations so that people working for such organisations will hopefully benefit, and their organisational work will be strengthened through using the tools…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Producing Your Own Media

Who would find this resource useful? This toolkit offers suggestions for both experienced and inexperienced people on media production processes and practicalities. People in organisations who already produce media may find new things to think about. And those who are starting out should find it invaluable. It may be particularly…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Handling the Media

Who would find this resource useful? This toolkit offers valuable tips for organisations that want to know how to handle the media. It will be especially useful for organisations that want to think through issues to do with relating to the mass media, and for people who do interviews with…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
Internal Document

Financial Management Handbook

Who would find this resource useful? For anyone in an organisation responsible for managing finances, including those with experience of financial management   An organisation might use this resource when…. Designing a finance system Financial planning Developing budgets Understanding accounts Preparing financial reports Managing an audit How can this resource…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN , FR
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Effective NGO Governance: An NGO training guide for Peace Corps volunteers

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone new to organisational governance or who is supporting strengthening of an organisation’s governance and accountability An organisation might use this resource when…. Anyone involved in reviewing or strengthening an organisation’s governance structures and board management, or training others in the basics of organisational…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
External Document

Writing Within Your Organisation

Who would find this resource useful? This toolkit offers valuable tips and tools for both inexperienced and experienced writers. It will be particularly useful for people who write internal documents for their organisation.   An organisation might use this resource when…. It needs to strengthen its internal written communications  …
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
External Document

Internal Communication Toolkit

Who would find this resource useful? This toolkit will be useful for all organisations that want to improve their internal communication. In particular, it will be useful for those organisations that want to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their organisation by creating increased cohesion among staff, management and volunteers.…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Guide to ASPs, Internet and Online Software

Who would find this resource useful? This Guide is designed to help nonprofit agency staff work with Internet services, Application Service Providers (ASPs), and online software. To simplify things, we refer to this collection of services as ASPs. Board members, executives, administrative staff, managers, and technicians will find this Guide…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
External Document

Understanding ICT Policy

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone who wants to take advantage of the opportunities that information communications technology can offer   An organisation might use this resource when…. Seeking to increase their own or others’ understanding of Information Communications Policy (ICT) and engage and influence policy processes affecting ICT…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
External Document

NGO Leadership Development. A review of the literature

Who would find this resource useful? Leaders and those interested in developing leadership skills in others   An organisation might use this resource when…. Learning more about leadership or leadership development   How can this resource help? A discussion paper that reviews definitions of leadership; leadership traits, styles and competencies;…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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All about Leadership

Who would find this resource useful? Leaders, managers and those interested in developing leadership and management skills in others   An organisation might use this resource when…. Wishing to strengthen its leadership capacity or that of others   How can this resource help? This website covers definitions of leadership; major…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Leading a Nonprofit Organisation: Tips and Tools for Executive Directors and Team Leaders

Who would find this resource useful? New or current Executive Directors, or anyone leading or managing a team/committee within a nonprofit.   An organisation might use this resource when…. Wishing to strengthen its leadership capacity or that of others   How can this resource help?
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Guidelines for Preparing a Design and Monitoring Framework

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone who wants to learn more about project planning, monitoring and evaluation in the context of conservation and development projects   An organisation might use this resource when…. Wishing to have information and step by step guidance on: Planning a project Completing situation analysis…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Monitoring and Evaluation - How To Guide

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone new to monitoring and evaluation in the context of development projects   An organisation might use this resource when…. Looking for an introduction to monitoring and evaluation in development context   How can this resource help? A brief and clear introduction to monitoring…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
External Document

How to Monitor and Evaluate Advocacy

Who would find this resource useful? This toolkit should be useful to anyone working in an organisation or project who is concerned about the efficiency, effectiveness and impact of the work of the project or organisation.   An organisation might use this resource when…. This toolkit will be useful when:…
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The ‘Most Significant Change’ (MSC) Technique

Who would find this resource useful? This guide is aimed at organisations, community groups, students and academics. The Most Significant Change (MSC) technique is applicable in many different sectors, including agriculture, education and development programs. It is also applicable to many different cultural contexts.   An organisation might use this…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
External Document

Measuring Empowerment? Ask Them

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone working on activities that aim to achieve social change and empowerment   An organisation might use this resource when…. Looking at how to measure social change and empowerment resulting from your projects and programmes Designing monitoring and evaluation approaches Learning more about empowerment…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
External Document

Integrated Monitoring: a Practical Manual for Organisations That Want to Achieve Results

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone working in the non-profit sector -- non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and other civil society organisations (CSOs) -- and the donors which fund them   An organisation might use this resource when…. Wishing to observe more accurately what you are achieving through your ef­forts and…
Created: 2014-10-07
Internal Document

Behaviour Change Literature Review

Who would find this resource useful? This manual is designed for conservation practitioners designing and implementing communication and education activities to achieve behaviour change.   An organisation might use this resource when…. Planning and carrying out communication and education programs that lead to behaviour change and conservation results.   How…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
Internal Document

Minimum Standards for Financial Management in NGOs

Who would find this resource useful? Small and medium sized not-for-profit organisations   An organisation might use this resource when…. When assessing the financial management of an organisation or department, or checking to see that all minimum requirements are being met   How can this resource help? By providing a…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
Internal Document

Top Tips for Who Does What in Financial Management

Who would find this resource useful? Small and medium sized not-for-profit organisations   An organisation might use this resource when…. Developing or reviewing roles and responsibilities Designing or reviewing financial management procedures   How can this resource help? Everyone in an NGO, not just accountants, is responsible for making sure…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
Internal Document

Who Does What In Grant Management

Who would find this resource useful? Small and medium sized not-for-profit organisations   An organisation might use this resource when…. Assigning roles and responsibilities for financial management tasks, and ensuring nothing slips through the net.   How can this resource help? The table below lists the key tasks in grant…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
Internal Document

Internal Audit Review Checklist

Who would find this resource useful? Small and medium sized not-for-profit organisations   An organisation might use this resource when…. Completing an internal audit of your organisation’s financial management or preparing for an external audit   How can this resource help? This resource can help you assess the health of…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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Self-Assessment Checklist- Integrating Financial Management into Organisation Culture

Who would find this resource useful? Small and medium sized not-for-profit organisations   An organisation might use this resource when…. Seeking to better understand the financial management culture of an organisation or department   How can this resource help? This resource can help you assess how financial management is integrated…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
Internal Document

Ya’axché Orientation Template

Who would find this resource useful? Organisation leaders and anyone who manages people in their work   An organisation might use this resource when…. Orienting new staff members or volunteers   How can this resource help? It is an orientation checklist for a self-guided introduction to the conservation organisation which…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
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International Volunteer Information Manual

Who would find this resource useful? Organisation leaders and anyone who manages people in their work   An organisation might use this resource when…. Orienting new staff members or volunteers   How can this resource help? It is a manual for a self-guided introduction to the Belizean conservation organisation which…
Created: 2014-10-07 Language: EN
Internal Document

An ICT Survival Guide for Trustees

This is primarily a governance guide with a focus on ICT. Don’t worry, we won’t use technical terms (unless we have to) and we’ll explain ourselves wherever and whenever we can. ICT stands for “Information and Communication Technology”. Also known as IT, it refers to the tools we use to…
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Staff Appraisal Template and Notes

Who would find this resource useful? An organisation that wants to implement a simple staff appraisal system. An organisation might use this resource when…. wanting to implement a staff appraisal system. The purpose of Appraisal is: To ensure that staff are carrying out their duties to the standard required To ensure…
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Tools and techniques for managing change

Who would find this resource useful? Leaders and facilitators helping organisations to function and to develop, and anyone interested in fostering healthy human organisation An organisation might use this resource when…. Seeking to better understand your own organisation or those you work with Seeking to better understand and facilitate change…
Created: 2014-08-22 Language: EN
Case Study

Strategic Planning for a Conservation Trust Fund

Synopsis BIOFUND, a new Conservation Trust Fund, has recently been established in Mozambique aiming to support the conservation of aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity and the sustainable use of natural resources. This case study outlines the process the organisation followed to develop its first strategic plan. Key challenges included the need…
Internal Document

Code of Ethics & Conduct for NGOs

Who would find this tool useful? Anyone looking at how an organisation should be conducted ethically, through a broad spectrum of areas, such as Fundraising, HR, Governance, Partnerships, Finance, Communications, Organisational Management, etc.   An organisation might use this resource when…. Reviewing their organisation's operations, taking into account its principles,…
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Risk Assessment

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone planning or assessing their organisation's Financial Sustainability as this requires also assessing and mapping risks facing their organisation. An organisation might use this resource when…. Undertaking financial sustainability planning, or assessing its organisation's potential risks   How can this resource help? This tool…
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Better Evaluation

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone looking to learn more about, and find practical guidance, monitoring and evaluation approaches for conservation and development projects. An organisation might use this tool when... Planning and designing monitoring and evaluation activities. How can this resource help? BetterEvaluation guides you through the rapidly expanding…
Created: 2013-11-06 Language: EN
External Document

The Partnering Toolbook

  Who would find this tool useful? Anyone looking for confidence, encouragement and practical guidance to build original, robust and highly successful partnerships. An organisation might use this resource when…. Developing new, reviewing, or managing partnerships How can this resource help? This publication is in three parts: Part l is…
Created: 2013-11-05 Language: EN , FR
External Document

Civil Society Accountability - South Africa

Who would find this resource useful? It has been primarily designed for organisations, advocacy groups and umbrella organisations in South Africa. However, the accountability principles are in many ways applicable to any type of organisation and the tools could be adapted to a different institutional context.   An organisation might…
Created: 2013-10-18 Language: EN
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The fundamentals of NGO financial sustainability

Who would find this resource useful? Organisational leaders and individuals seeking to enhance the sustainability of their organisations.  An organisation might use this resource when…. This manual provides a meaningful, flexible source of tools to enable users to enhance the operational sustainability of their organizations in delivering vital services. Sustainability…
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Developing a Communications Strategy

Who would find this resource useful? This tool will help you if you need to develop a communications strategy, but are not familiar with the process or structure to do so. Regardless of your role in your organisation, this will guide you through the tasks and rationale behind a sound…
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Communicating for Conservation: A communication toolkit for Caribbean civil society organisations working in biodiversity conservation

Who would find this resource useful? The toolkit is primarily designed for civil society organisations working in Caribbean. An organisation might use this resource when…. Developing a strategic approach to building the critical knowledge, attitudes and behaviours among the public and policy makers How can this resource help? This toolbox:…
Created: 2012-12-11 Language: EN
Internal Document

Institutional Fundraising for Conservation Projects

Who would find this resource useful? This step-by-step guide is designed to improve your success rate at institutional fundraising, by showing you how to plan high-quality projects, how to translate them into excellent funding proposals, how to develop constructive enduring donor relationships, and how to draft short- and long-term fundraising…
Created: 2012-12-11 Language: EN , PT , AR , FR , ES
Case Study

Core Administration Fundraising for Long-term Strength and Sustainability

Synopsis Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) is Nigeria’s foremost environmental conservation organisation. Established as a non- governmental organisation in 1980 and registered in 1982, NCF has a vision of a Nigeria where people prosper while living in harmony with nature. It is a membership organisation and maintains a leading voice on…
Created: 2012-11-16 Language: EN
Case Study

Bird Conservation Nepal's Efforts on Membership Growth

Bird Conservation Nepal Bird Conservation Nepal is the leading organization in Nepal, focusing on the conservation of birds, their habitats and sites. It seeks to promote interests in birds among the general public, encourage research in birds and identify major threats to birds' continued survival. BCN is a membership-based organization…
Created: 2012-11-16 Language: EN
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Organisational change

Who would find this resource useful? Leaders and facilitators helping organisations to function and to develop, and anyone interested in fostering healthy human organisation An organisation might use this resource when…. Seeking to better understand your own organisation or those you work with Seeking to better understand and facilitate change…
Created: 2012-11-14 Language: EN
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Online Community Purpose Checklist

Who would find this resource useful? Individuals and organisations with little experience of establishing online networks or communities An organisation might use this resource when…. Establishing an online network or community How can this resource help? It provides a checklist to help you think about what you want to accomplish…
Created: 2012-11-14 Language: EN
External Document

Strategic Planning Toolkit

Who would find this resource useful? This toolkit will help you if you have had only limited experience in planning or in strategic planning. Perhaps you have not been involved in running an organisation, project or department before. Or perhaps you have not been involved in the planning side of…
Created: 2012-11-14 Language: EN
External Document

The Barefoot Guide to Learning Practices and Social Change

Who would find this resource useful? Leaders, facilitators and practitioners wanting to improve and enrich their learning processes. It is intended for individuals, organisations and for social change practice in the field. An organisation might use this resource when…. Improving organisational learning for a positive and lasting impact How can…
Created: 2012-11-14 Language: EN
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The Barefoot Guide to Working with Organisations and Social Change

Who would find this resource useful? Leaders and facilitators of civil society organisations wanting to help organisations to function and to develop in more healthy, human and effective ways. An organisation might use this resource when…. Improving organisational effectiveness How can this resource help? The guide, with its supporting website, includes…
Created: 2012-11-14 Language: EN
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How Do You Introduce Organisational Change?

Who would find this resource useful? Organisational leaders An organisation might use this resource when…. Your organisation is undergoing and about to undergo changes How can this resource help? It is a very short briefing on how to introduce organisational change, how different people may react to change, and what…
Created: 2012-11-14 Language: EN
External Document

Working with Consultants

Who would find this resource useful? No-governmental organisations, grant makers, capacity builders, and intermediary organizations will An organisation might use this resource when…. Seeking to better understand the key concepts and elements of effective consulting relationships, the mechanics of contracts and requests for proposals, and what working with consultants requires…
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Partnerships: Frameworks for Working Together

Who would find this resource useful? Any organisation that wants to know more about establishing and managing partnerships An organisation might use this resource when…. At the beginning of a partnership When preparing a partnership agreement When reviewing a partnership How can this resource help? This guidebook will help organisations…
Created: 2012-11-14
External Document

Next Generation Network Evaluation

Who would find this resource useful? Practitioners undertaking network evaluation and individuals working to support networks. An organisation might use this resource when…. Evaluating or designing a monitoring and evaluation framework for a formal network. How can this resource help? It proposes a framework for network impacts planning, assessment, reporting…
Created: 2012-11-14 Language: EN
External Document

Building a Collaborative Workplace

Who would find this resource useful? Organisation or team leaders An organisation might use this resource when…. Seeking to better understand or improve your team’s or organisation’s collaborative culture How can this resource help? By providing insight and practical suggestions for building a more collaborative workplace
Created: 2012-11-14 Language: EN
External Document

The Partnership Toolbox

Who would find this resource useful? Conservation organisation that work, or are planning to work, with other organisations An organisation might use this resource when…. At the beginning of a partnership When preparing a partnership agreement When reviewing a partnership How can this resource help? It provides practical guidance and…
Internal Document

Corporate Planning for NGOs

Who would find this resource useful? Anyone wishing to learn more about strategic planning for NGOs An organisation might use this resource when…. You need some ideas to help you plan a strategic planning process. You begin the planning for a new project or organisation. You feel you need to…
Created: 2012-11-14 Language: EN
Internal Document

Guidance on Establishing & Facilitating Effective Networks

Who would find this resource useful? Individuals and organisations with little experience of establishing, managing or facilitating a network to achieve a common purpose, or those who are seeking to reinvigorate or review a network An organisation might use this resource when…. Establishing, managing or facilitating a face-to-face or online…
Created: 2012-11-14 Language: EN
External Website

PM4DEV - Project Management for Development Organisations

Who would find this resource useful? Conservation and development professionals and organisations who do not have significant resources to pay for training or do not have access to local training. An organisation might use this resource when…. Looking to enhance project management skills of its staff How can this resource…
Created: 2012-11-13 Language: EN
External Document

Guidelines for Preparing a Design and Monitoring Framework

Who would find this resource useful? Program and project team leaders, team members, consultants implementing development projects An organisation might use this resource when…. Wants to undergo a rigorous planning process to work with stakeholders to understand the complexity of issues, determine appropriate objectives, and select the most suitable strategy…
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Action Planning

Who would find this resource useful? Those who have had only limited experience in planning, are still unsure of how to plan your activities, or feel unsure that you are “doing it right” An organisation might use this resource when…. When you need to plan operationally, on the basis of…
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Planning Overview

Who would find this resource useful? Those who have had only limited experience in planning An organisation might use this resource when…. When you need to plan strategically as well as operationally and to make a distinction between the two. When you need some ideas to help you plan a…
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Project Cycle Management

Who would find this resource useful? Project leaders and their teams who have responsibility for planning and implementing projects. An organisation might use this resource when…. At any stage during the life cycle of a project from identification, design, implementation and evaluation and celebrating success. How can this resource help?…
External Document

Making Connections: Theory of Change for Planning and Evaluation

Who would find this resource useful? Voluntary or community sector organisations. An organisation might use this resource when…. …wanting to bring about change – whether at an individual, organisation, community or policy level. How can this resource help? This guide is an introduction to the ‘theory of change’ approach to…
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Practical Guide to Theory Development

Who would find this resource useful? Planners and evaluators who are going to facilitate a process for creating a theory of change with community-based programs and community change initiatives. Experienced facilitators will be able to quickly learn and apply the method as described in this guide. An organisation might use…
Internal Document

Conservation Project Manual

Who would find this resource useful? Conservation project leaders and their teams who have responsibility for planning and implementing projects, especially non-specialists who have received no formal training in project planning. An organisation might use this resource when…. At any stage during the life cycle of small to medium-scale conservation…
Case Study

Ya’axché’s Experience of Strategic and Operational Planning

Synopsis Ya’axché is a local Belizean organisation that works to maintain healthy forests, rivers and reefs in the Maya Golden Landscape. The organisation’s core challenges include financial sustainability and linking its monitoring activities to overall program effectiveness. Ya’axché conducted a participatory strategic planning process resulting in a simple but comprehensive…
Created: 2012-11-12 Language: EN
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