Alliance SDG Report
Our new 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!
Annual Review 2018-19
Our Annual Review has now been published! Did you know we saw a 19% increase in membership last year and had over 700 people attend Alliance events/training sessions? View our full Annual Report below.
"Safer For All" Safeguarding Package
We have just launched the 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 2020. We also signpost to resources, events, and information available from our members and partners.
The ‘how’ of the SDGs: enhancing coherence across sectors
20th February 2020
This interactive workshop session held at the Gathering 2020 in Glasgow will draw together domestic and international sectors and ask how can we work together to enhance policy coherence and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
Safeguarding Training for Trustees - Edinburgh
26th February 2020
The Alliance is providing a set of workshops for board members, to ensure that Scotland-based organisations working internationally are supported and equipped to transform polices and practice, and strengthen their capacity. The next training session will take place on Wednesday 26 February, 2020 in central Edinburgh.
Project Management Training in Perth
3rd March 2020
This training course will cover the basics of designing and managing a project. Northern Star Associates will run a one-day workshop in Perth for Alliance members on the 3 March to share examples of best practice, adaptive management and help you leverage solutions to common project management problems.
Workshop: How to make your voice heard
29th February 2020
How do you make sure your local politicians know what matters to you and your local community? Throughout 2019 Jubilee Scotland…
19th February 2020
Join Christian Aid at the Gatherings 2020 to explore how they respond to communities in crisis across the world. Christian…
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.
January Roundup of the Alliance Community
Shift the narrative on the climate crisis - climate justice demands it
At the Alliance, we want to help change the narrative to one that has climate justice at its heart and help build support for urgent climate action here in Scotland and overseas as part of a broader commitment to the UN SDGs.
Save the Date! Alliance Conference 2020: The Climate Crisis from the Front Line
Save the date for the biggest event of the year for Scotland’s international development community – the Alliance Annual Conference.
The future of DFID - an open letter to the Prime Minister
The Alliance and its members has been deeply concerned by the prospect of a merger of DFID with the FCO.
On Target for 2030? Why SDG17 should be central to the debate
On 16th January, MSPs will debate the Oxfam-UWS Report 'On Target for 2030?', an independent snapshot review of Scotland's progress against the UN Sustainable Development Goals, to which the Alliance authored the chapter on SDG17. this article tells us why that goal is important and how Scotland is doing.