Previous Events & Training
Find summaries, resources, pictures, videos and much more from previous Alliance events and training courses.
Online training with GlobalGiving about digital fundraising
This online training run by GlobalGiving on the 8 January 2020 helped participants build their skills and confidence to unlock the potential of crowdfunding and invigorate their fundraising strategy by making the most of digital communications. GlobalGiving covered the basics of crowdfunding, explored tactics for donor retention and presented social media success stories in a two-hour digital session.
Round table meeting with Scottish Human Rights Defenders Fellow Laura Miti
This round table event held on 9 December in Edinburgh was an opportunity to explore issues such as accountability and transparency in aid and service delivery in Zambia, as well as the impact of grassroots education and mobilisation on systemic change.
Alliance AGM 2019
In December 2019, members of Scotland’s International Development Alliance were invited to join us for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) under the theme of ‘The Sustainable Development Goals: entering the decade of delivery’. It featured the launch of our SDG Report:Working towards the Global Goals, and a panel discussion on the question of whether 2020-2030 will be the decade of delivery for the 2030 Agenda.
Photo Exhibition & Reception 2019
On 6 November, we held our first ever photo exhibition at Edinburgh's City Art Centre, showcasing the most powerful photos exhibited to our 2019 photo competition. There were photos from projects in 13 different countries ranging from Uganda, and Zambia, to India, Nepal and Peru.
WEBINAR: How do you know your organisation's governance is good?
Governance is about leadership and the work of the trustees to ensure an organisation is effectively and properly run. But, how do you know if the governance of your organisation is good? This webinar introduced SCVO's good governance check-up and the Alliance's safeguarding healthcheck.
WEBINAR: What makes a successful application to the Scottish Government small grants?
On 2 October we held a webinar with the Corra Foundation to discuss what makes a good application to the Scottish Government international development small grants window. The deadline for the application is Friday the 8th of November, good luck!
Alliance Conference 2019: Putting Gender Front and Centre
On 25 September 2019 we gathered with over 200 representatives from across Scotland’s vibrant and diverse international development sector, with the promise of Putting Gender Front and Centre. On the fourth anniversary of the UN Sustainable development goals, we explored practical solutions to the question ‘how can we create sustainable, enabling environments for women and girls?
Proposal Development Series
This brand-new proposal development series covered the essential stages of writing a fundable project proposal. The five-part series of half-day workshops addressed the component parts and underlying processes that need to be in place to help you write an evidenced and persuasive project proposal. Sessions covered: project design, budgets, monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL), due diligence and writing an application itself.
Small Charities Dialogue Day
The first ever Small Charities Dialogue Day was held on the 30 May 2019 in Edinburgh. It provided an opportunity share good news stories and hear about the experiences of three small charities, based in Scotland and working internationally. It was also an opportunity to input members' views into an open and facilitated dialogue with key donors, including: the Scottish Government, Department for International Development and the People's Postcode Lottery.