Annual Conference: Putting Gender Front and Centre
How can we create sustainable, enabling environments for women and girls? Join us 25 September in Glasgow as we explore practical solutions to this pressing issue.
"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.
Round-table with Scottish Liberal Democrats Leader Willie Rennie MSP
18th September 2019
As part of an ongoing series of roundtable meetings with influential political leaders, we are happy to announce the next round-table will be with Willie Rennie MSP, leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats.
Alliance Conference 2019: Putting Gender Front and Centre
25th September 2019
Save the date for the biggest event of the year for Scotland’s international development community – the Alliance Annual Conference. Taking place at the prestigious Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 25th September 2019 and exploring the theme of gender justice, our 2019 event promises to be our most ambitious yet.
WEBINAR: What makes a successful application to the Scottish Government small grants?
2nd October 2019
This digital webinar will be useful for organisations thinking about applying for the Scottish Government international development small grants window, or those already mid-way through the application process. We will ask fund manager Corra Foundation and successful grantees, what makes a good grant application?
The Rohingya Crisis - What's happening now?
20th September 2019
Amnesty International Edinburgh Central group are hosting a talk and round-table discussion on the current situation with the…
Scotland Zambia Partnership - Fundraiser Event
21st September 2019
Scotland Zambia Partnership (SCOZAP) is organising a fundraiser event, celebrating Scottish and Zambian food and music. The…
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.
Good Governance Guide
This guide aims to improve your understanding and help strengthen governance structures of organisations.
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.
DFID Deadline for EU/ECHO assurance policy IMMINENT!
Organisations in receipt of funding from the EU/ECHO are at risk of having their contracts cancelled as the UK leaves the EU.
Zac Goldsmith named new International Development Minister
Small Charities Challenge Fund reopens!
The Department for International Development (DFID) has reopened the Small Charities Challenge Fund, with two types of grant available to UK based organisations working in international development. This year there is a new capacity development fund available.
Scottish Government announces expanded support for local police in Malawi and Zambia
The Scottish Government’s Programme for Government was published on 3rd September 2019. The previous commitments to climate justice and international development are reiterated and a newly expanded programme is announced to support local police forces in Malawi and Zambia in tackling gender-based violence, improving child protection and supporting vulnerable groups such people with disabilities, LGBTI and people with albinism.
University of Glasgow announce call for NGO partners
The University of Glasgow College of Social Sciences is looking for NGO partners who would be willing to collaborate on Masters Dissertation projects.