Scottish Government Small Grants Programme Noticeboard
Notice board for organisations seeking and offering partnership opportunities in Rwanda & Zambia.
A list of funding opportunities available to organisations working in international development.
Development Sector Vacancies
We advertise international development sector vacancies in Scotland and beyond. Have a vacancy to advertise?
Our Strategic Plan
Our strategic plan for 2017-2020 was adopted at our AGM in September 2016. The plan sets out our objectives and outlines how we will work with our members to achieve them.
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 to support. 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.
Alliance Training Event – Project Planning & Monitoring
21st November 2017
This training day in Aberdeen is aimed at organisations that want to improve their project planning and monitoring and evaluation processes.
Young Citizen Advocates events
9th June 2017
IDEAS is extending our work in schools to stage a series of major events directly geared towards young people and increasing…
Talk Action - Media Training, Edinburgh
7th November 2017
Learn how to improve your communication and journalism skills to create positive media interest (national, local, specialist and…
23rd October 2017
Affordable training courses for charities, schools, associations and social enterprises
Changing Landscapes - Protecting the environment in a new Europe
6th November 2017
This year’s conference will debate how to put people and planet central in these uncertain times for the EU, the UK and…
Policy Coherence for Development: Exploring and Learning from European PCD Approaches
A comparison of different policy coherence for development approaches across Europe.
Scotland's Place in Building a Just World
A detailed report examining recommendations on how to implement policy coherence for development.
A full selection of our annual reviews going back to 2007, detailing our impact and financial reports.
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.
Effectiveness Services Evaluation Report
This report contains the findings from in-depth case study research of NIDOS' and Bond's effectiveness services.
Scotland’s new Lobbying Register will come into force on Monday 12 March 2018!
From Monday 12 March 2018 all regulated lobbying in Scotland, as defined in the Lobbying (Scotland) Act, will have to be registered on Scotland’s new Lobbying Register. From 23 October you can also begin to familiarise yourself with the new website that will be used to record this data.
Gaia Education - Social Design for Sustainability online programme - starts 23 October
Gaia Education’s online programme ‘Design for Sustainability’ will provide you with a deeper understanding of integrative whole systems design, the analytical abilities, design thinking skills, and a wide range of methods and practical tools to redesign the human presence on Earth - one local community and bioregion at a time. The overall aim is to transform our impact from degeneration to regeneration.
Fundraising guidance consultation
The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) is seeking your views on its draft Fundraising Guidance in order to ensure that their guidance is as robust as possible.
Big Lottery recruiting consultants to support MEL of their International Funding
The Big Lottery Fund is seeking to engage expert support over a 12 month period to develop and test a shared framework to support the monitoring, evaluation and learning of its international funding.
The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) Group hold second biannual LDC Strategy and Ministerial meeting
From 2-6 October this year the LDC Group held its second biannual LDC Strategy and Ministerial meeting. This meeting is one of the few opportunities LDC negotiators and Ministers have to meet face-to-face and agree their priorities, positions and strategies on climate change.