Information list about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is being closely monitored by Scotland’s International Development Alliance, and we are working with our members to scope the nature of the challenge that it presents to the sector. We have provided a list of useful links on where to find more information.
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.
Round-table meeting with Chris Law MP
29th May 2020
As part of our on-going political engagement, this round-table informal meeting in Edinburgh will give Alliance members the opportunity to discuss priorities and share ideas with Chris Law MP, the SNP's Westminster International Development and Climate Justice Spokesperson.
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Working Group
2nd June 2020
The Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Working Group will meet on Tuesday 2 June to discuss using digital MEL tools and how to capture data remotely at this time. The MEL Working Group offers members a space to share approaches to MEL, discuss innovative MEL theories and source new practical tools.
Improving Policy Coherence in Scotland: Report Launch and Panel Discussion
3rd June 2020
This public digital launch event for our new report - Improving Policy Coherence in Scotland - will bring together government officials, politicians and civil society to explore what steps are needed to make Scotland a leader in sustainable development.
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.
Alliance Community Roundup May 2020
New DFID grants for UK Charities tackling coronavirus
International Development Secretary announces which charities and NGOs have received UK aid funding to help fight coronavirus in the developing world.
"Farmers and workers tell us they need Fair Trade more than ever."
On World Fair Trade Day, campaigner, Angela Oakley, explores Fair Trade's role in protecting workers in the coronavirus emergency.
SCCS Response to Climate Committee advice to Scottish Government
Climate campaigners have responded to the UK Committee on Climate Change advice to the Scottish Government about the principles they should adopt for their recovery from coronavirus.
The Impacts of COVID-19 for our members and their partners
Throughout April 2020, the Alliance undertook extensive data gathering on how the global pandemic is affecting our members, their partners and the communities they work with in different countries throughout the world.