Resources

Resources

This page contains the latest Alliance resources, tools, reports, and publications related to international development.

Browse our resources below, or use the filters to search.

If there is a resource you think should be on this page, please contact us.

 

Policy Coherence for Development: Exploring and Learning from European PCD Approaches

A comparison of different policy coherence for development approaches across Europe.

View Resource

Scotland's Place in Building a Just World

A detailed report examining recommendations on how to implement policy coherence for development.

View Resource

Annual Reports

A full selection of our annual reviews going back to 2007, detailing our impact and financial reports.

View Resource

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.

View Resource

Effectiveness Services Evaluation Report

This report contains the findings from in-depth case study research of NIDOS' and Bond's effectiveness services.

View Resource

External evaluation 2014

This report details the evaluation of NIDOS' strategic plan from 2011-2014.

View Resource

External evaluation 2017

This report details the evaluation of NIDOS' 2014-2017 strategic plan.

View Resource

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Guide

A guide to improve knowledge, increase confidence and success in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.

View Resource

Good Governance Guide

This guide aims to improve your understanding and help strengthen governance structures of organisations.

View Resource

Innovation Webinar

This webinar breaks down the mystery of the industry's new buzz word - innovation - and what it actually means.

View Resource

Logframes Paper

This paper accompanies the logframe webinar.

View Resource

Logframes Webinar

What is a logframe and how do I create one? This webinar looks at what logframes are, different models and how you can create your own.

View Resource

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning for Beginners

This paper is for those new to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) and want to increase their knowledge.

View Resource

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Webinar for Beginners

New to MEL? Want to refresh your knowledge? This presentation goes back to the beginning and looks at the foundation of MEL.

View Resource

Theory of Change Webinar

What is Theory of Change? This webinar looks at what it is and how it benefits organisations.

View Resource

A Quick Guide to Theory of Change

This guide accompanies the Theory of Change webinar.

View Resource

Partnership Guide

Partnerships are essential to our work but what makes a good partnership? This guide looks at best practice in developing, sustaining and disbanding partnerships.

View Resource

Innovation Guide

This guide accompanies the innovation webinar.

View Resource

Introduction to Fundraising

Fundraising is important for every organisation. This guide is an introduction to fundraising as well as a good practice guide.

View Resource

DFID Small Charities Challenge Fund Presentations August 2017

Presentations from DFID and Mannion Daniels.

View Resource

AGM Calling Notice and Papers 2017

Calling notice and papers for AGM 2017

View Resource

Annual Conference 2017

Reports and resources from our 2017 Annual Conference including some presentations from our afternoon discussion groups

View Resource

Scottish Government Feedback Form - Main Grants Rwanda & Zambia

Feedback form for the event

View Resource

Climate Change Bill Consultation Joint Submission

A joint submission to the Climate Change Bill Consultation from Oxfam Scotland, Christian Aid Scotland, SCIAF & Tearfund Scotland.

View Resource

LGBT+ Inclusion in International Development Programming

A checklist for UK Aid Connect proposals that can help ensure LGBT+ communities do not continue to be left behind.

View Resource

ODI Report - The politics of the results agenda in DFID: 1997-2017

In this report the ODI analyse how and why the results agenda emerged. Their primary focus is on the politics of the story, how it has intersected with DFID's management, and the response to these changes. They ask whether DFID's results management is fit for purpose; that is, does it reflect the UK's development ambitions?

View Resource

DFID Consultation – direct and indirect cost recovery - NPAC

templates and notes from DFID on revising its policies on direct and indirect cost recovery (latter also known as Non-Programme Attributable Costs or NPAC) and also referred to as Cost Transparency.

View Resource

Members Guide for Accessing Trustfunding.org.uk

Trustfunding.org.uk is an extensive online database of grant-making charities; providing funding for all types of work within the charitable and voluntary sector. This guide explains how Alliance members can access this database.

View Resource

Thematic Discussion: Disability - Presentations

Presentations from the thematic discussions.

View Resource

Lobbying Register Guidance

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. You can find all related guidance and documentation here.

View Resource

EU-AFRICA RELATIONS: STRATEGIES FOR A RENEWED PARTNERSHIP

Friends of Europe launches a major new report examining the strategies for a renewed partnership that tackles the changing geopolitical, development, social and economic challenges facing Africa and Europe.

View Resource

Value for Money Webinar

This webinar explores the concept of Value for Money and what that means for organisations.

View Resource

Value for Money Paper

A paper to accompany the value for money webinar.

View Resource

Scottish Government Main Grants Rwanda Zambia Feedback Session Notes

Scottish Government Main Grants Rwanda Zambia Feedback Session Notes

View Resource

Welcome Letter to Secretary of State for International Development

This letter offers congratulations to the new Secretary of State for International Development.

View Resource

MEL Group Terms of Reference

MEL Group ToR

View Resource

Project Planning & Monitoring Workshop Aberdeen 2017

Presentation slides on project planning & monitoring by trainer Judith Lowes.

View Resource

Handy Hints - Crowdfunding

Part of a new series, this handy hints guide gives you an overview of crowdfunding.

View Resource

Handy Hints - In-kind & Pro Bono Support

A quick guide to in-kind & pro bono support.

View Resource

Handy Hints - Corporate Support

A quick guide on how to build successful relationships with corporate partners.

View Resource

Leave No One Behind Working Group

You can find information related to the Leave No One Behind Working Group.

View Resource

Consultation submissions, policy briefings & letters to decision-makers

An archive of written policy work undertaken by the Alliance, including letters to decision-makers, consultation responses, and briefings.

View Resource

Handy Hints - Individual Donors

This resource gives you an overview of how to raise money and maintain relationships with individual donors.

View Resource

Join Scotland's International Development Alliance and be part of Scotland's international development community. 

Join Today