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.
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.
Webinar: How digital fundraising research tools can help you gain funds
11th June 2020
This short lunch time webinar with Bill Bruty will help you understand how to use fundraising research tools and their wider fit within a fundraising strategy. It will be relevant for fundraising leads, CEOs and volunteers alike.
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.
Improving Policy Coherence in Scotland - some insight from our panellists
In advance of this week’s launch event and panel discussion ‘Improving Policy Coherence in Scotland’ on 3rd June, we asked our panellists to give us some insight into policy coherence for sustainable development from their point of view.
COP26 and COVID-19: what about climate equity?
With COVID-19 dominating the world stage, what should we expect from this COP in terms of climate equity?
Secure your place at our Digital Summit: Global Development beyond Covid-19
Registration is now open for our first ever Digital Summit, ‘Global Development beyond Covid-19’. This full-day event, taking place on Thursday 24 September 2020, will bring together Alliance members to explore practical solutions in response to the extensive and far-reaching impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our sector – both here in Scotland and overseas.
Diverse coalition asks Nicola Sturgeon to build back better
The Alliance, along with over 70 other civil society organisations from across different sectors of Scottish life have written to the First Minister calling for a radical response to the coronavirus recovery that builds a fairer society for all.
Fundraising and the implications of COVID-19
The full impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on public fundraising is not yet clear. We have collected some examples of how our members are getting creative with their digital fundraising and challenge events to inspire you, and summarised some different ways to boost your digital fundraising.