The Alliance Annual Photo & Film Competition
Our photo and film competition is an opportunity to showcase sustainable development projects across the world. The theme this year is Climate Crisis from the Front Line. Find out more and submit your work.
Annual Review 2019-20
Our Annual Review has now been published! Did you know we gained 54 individual members after launching the scheme last year, and had over 800 people attend Alliance events and training? View our full Annual Report below.
COVID-19 information list
The COVID-19 outbreak is being closely monitored by the Alliance, and we are working with our members to assess the challenges it presents to the sector. We have provided a list of useful links on where to find more information.
Alliance SDG Report
Our report: 'Working towards the Global Goals' provides an insight into the work of our members, revealing that 120 of our organisations work directly or indirectly towards all of the 169 targets that constitute the 17 SDGs. Read all about it below!
"Safer For All" Safeguarding Package
We are offering a Safeguarding Package, “Safer For All”. This is a package of resources to support organisations to strengthen their safeguarding policies, procedures and practice.
A list of funding opportunities available to organisations working in international development.
Welcome to Scotland's International Development Alliance
Scotland's International Development Alliance is the membership body for everyone committed to creating a fairer world, free from poverty, injustice and environmental threats.
We offer a range of services for our members. Browse our main areas of work below, or use the main menu above.
Effectiveness & Learning
Working on effectiveness has long term benefits for an organisation and the people it supports. We offer a number of bespoke services for our members.
Finding and accessing funding is an important aspect of any organisation's work. We offer services to members to support them with this.
Policy and Advocacy
We broker connections between our members and decision-makers, while also providing a platform to develop a collective voice on important issues.
By participating in an active network, organisations can become more effective. Together we can make better progress towards meeting our international development goals.
The "Safer for All" package supports organisations to strengthen their safeguarding policies, procedures and practice; it comprises resources, templates, examples and is accompanied by a structured programme of capacity development, workshops and training.
Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development
This page summarises the concept of policy coherence and links to our main our main body of work on this issue - an open and editable Wiki.
This page provides a summary of what the Alliance is planning around the UN Climate Negotiations that come to Glasgow in November 2021. We also signpost to resources, events, and information available from our members and partners.
2021 Scottish Election
This page covers policy priorities for political parties to include in their 2021 Scottish Election manifestos.
Leave no-one behind (LNOB) Working Group
22nd April 2021
Save the date! The LNOB Working Group will meet digitally via Zoom on the 22 April to discuss the neglected tropical diseases. The LNOB Working Group is a place for Alliance members to share best practice, learning and knowledge on working with marginalised groups
Alliance Policy Committee quarterly meeting
12th May 2021
The Alliance Policy Committee is a sub-group of our board and is made up of representatives from our membership. The Committee meets to share policy and advocacy priorities, find ways to collaborate and steer the Alliance's policy work. Join us at this meeting to hear about what the new political landscape looks like following the 2021 Scottish Election, and to discuss our shared priorities going forward.
An Introduction to Managing Safeguarding Investigations
18th May 2021
An online information session to introduce the essentials of managing a safeguarding investigation.
Local Water Solutions for Global Challenges
22nd March 2021
Managing water well is essential for the international community to deliver the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable…
Virtual Kiltwalk :: EMMS International
23rd April 2021
This spring, EMMS are asking you to take on the Kiltwalk challenge to help share the hope with people struggling with poverty…
Scotland's International Development Alliance Strategic Plan 2017-2020
This strategic plan sets out the new direction of The Alliance and what it hopes to achieve by 2020.
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Guide
A guide to improve knowledge, increase confidence and success in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.
A basic introduction to logframes
Writing a logframe well is a necessary skill for anyone in the international development sector. Some donors request them as part of their funding application process.
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning for Beginners
This paper is for those new to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) and want to increase their knowledge.
A Quick Guide to Theory of Change
Theories of Change are essentially about how we think that change happens. It is nearly always a mix of evidence and assumptions.
March Roundup of the Alliance Community
Universities urge UK Government to reconsider cuts to ODA funded research
We want to improve user experience across our digital platforms - could you help?
Where next for the Alliance? Our 2017-2021 strategy evaluation is published
Scottish Government International Development Review - your views inform our response
On 3 March, the Scottish Government published the summary report of its international development review, announcing a number of changes to its approach to international development. The Alliance aims to respond practively to the review findings. We are seeking views, reflections and concerns from our members and their partners.