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.
External evaluation 2014
This report details the evaluation of NIDOS' strategic plan from 2011-2014.
External evaluation 2017
This report details the evaluation of NIDOS' 2014-2017 strategic plan.
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Guide
A guide to improve knowledge, increase confidence and success in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.
Good Governance Guide
This guide aims to improve your understanding and help strengthen governance structures of organisations.
This webinar breaks down the mystery of the industry's new buzz word - innovation - and what it actually means.
This paper accompanies the logframe 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.
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning for Beginners
This paper is for those new to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) and want to increase their knowledge.
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.
Theory of Change Webinar
What is Theory of Change? This webinar looks at what it is and how it benefits organisations.
A Quick Guide to Theory of Change
This guide accompanies the Theory of Change webinar.
Partnerships are essential to our work but what makes a good partnership? This guide looks at best practice in developing, sustaining and disbanding partnerships.
This guide accompanies the innovation webinar.
Introduction to Fundraising
Fundraising is important for every organisation. This guide is an introduction to fundraising as well as a good practice guide.
DFID Small Charities Challenge Fund Presentations August 2017
Presentations from DFID and Mannion Daniels.
AGM Calling Notice and Papers 2017
Calling notice and papers for AGM 2017
Annual Conference 2017
Reports and resources from our 2017 Annual Conference including some presentations from our afternoon discussion groups
Scottish Government Feedback Form - Main Grants Rwanda & Zambia
Feedback form for the event
Climate Change Bill Consultation Joint Submission
A joint submission to the Climate Change Bill Consultation from Oxfam Scotland, Christian Aid Scotland, SCIAF & Tearfund Scotland.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Thematic Discussion: Disability - Presentations
Presentations from the thematic discussions.
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.
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.
Value for Money Webinar
This webinar explores the concept of Value for Money and what that means for organisations.
Value for Money Paper
A paper to accompany the value for money webinar.
Scottish Government Main Grants Rwanda Zambia Feedback Session Notes
Scottish Government Main Grants Rwanda Zambia Feedback Session Notes
Welcome Letter to Secretary of State for International Development
This letter offers congratulations to the new Secretary of State for International Development.
MEL Group Terms of Reference
MEL Group ToR
Project Planning & Monitoring Workshop Aberdeen 2017
Presentation slides on project planning & monitoring by trainer Judith Lowes.
Handy Hints - Crowdfunding
Part of a new series, this handy hints guide gives you an overview of crowdfunding.
Handy Hints - In-kind & Pro Bono Support
A quick guide to in-kind & pro bono support.
Handy Hints - Corporate Support
A quick guide on how to build successful relationships with corporate partners.
Leave No One Behind Working Group
You can find information related to the Leave No One Behind Working Group.
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.
Handy Hints - Individual Donors
This resource gives you an overview of how to raise money and maintain relationships with individual donors.
Funding Working Group
You can find information related to the Funding Working Group here.
Online Training: Charity Finance
This series of 6 modules helps trustees, volunteers and any employees dealing with finance to gain a better understanding of the basic systems underpinning charity finance.
Online Charity Finance Training 2: Budget Setting
Presentation from our second charity finance training on budget setting
Safeguarding & Whistleblowing Example Policies
A range of example safeguarding and whistleblowing policies for organisations to read, review and adapt to individual contexts.
8th March 2018 Alliance Training Day
Here are the presentations from our 8th March Alliance training day where we looked at GDPR, Fundraising and Communications.
Online Charity Finance 3: Annual Reporting
Presentation slides from our final online charity finance training on annual reporting.
The Alliance Policy Committee
This resource page holds all agendas, meeting minutes and working documents related to the Alliance Policy Committee. Input to future agendas is welcomed by all members.
Effectiveness Toolkit and MOT
An offline version of NIDOS' online toolkit is available for organisations interested in conducting a self-assessment.
Bond Safeguarding Summit Working Group Draft Reports
The four working groups that were taking forward actions from the Safeguarding Summit on 5 March have now produced their draft reports.
Online Training: Lasting Difference Sustainability Workshop - Sustainability
Presentation and notes from the online training on sustainability 21st of March 2018.
Online Training: Lasting Difference Sustainability Workshop - Involvement
This is the presentation used at the online training on involvement 25th of April 2018.
Online Training: lasting Difference Sustainability Workshop - Income Generation
Presentation and notes from the online training on income generation 23rd of May 2018.
The Global Disability Summit 2018: Charter for Change
Sign up by 12th of July to make a public commitment to change the lives of people with disabilities for the better.
DFID Small Charities Challenge Fund Information Session presentation
This is the presentation from the DFID Small Charities Challenge Fund Information Session, 5th June with DFID and Mannion Daniels.
Notes of meeting with Ruth Fuller, WWF and Chair of Bond’s SDGs working group - 7th August 2018
Notes of meeting with Ruth Fuller, WWF and Chair of Bond’s SDGs working group.
Scottish Government Small Grants Programme Info Day presentation
Here is the powerpoint presentation from the Scottish Government Small Grants Programme Information Day on the 7th of September.
The International Fair Trade Charter
How the Global Fair Trade Movement works to transform trade in order to achieve justice, equity and sustainability for people and planet.
Global Disability Summit 24th July 2018. Official Readout.
Here is the official readout from the Global Disability Summit on the 24th of July 2018.
Safeguarding Research Summary 2018
This report provides the analysis of a small research project conducted by the Scottish Government and Scotland’s International Development Alliance with stakeholders in the international development sector.
Safeguarding Template Pilot Version 2018
This is a tool to help organisations develop their own safeguarding policies.
Alliance AGM 2018
These are the papers and nomination forms for the 2018 AGM.
Meeting Notes: Chris Law MP round-table 12th October 2018
These meeting notes summarize the first round-table meeting with Chris Law MP, the Westminster SNP international Development Spokesperson.
Safeguarding Summit- 18 October 2018
Outcome and commitment documents from 'Putting People First: Tackling Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment in the Aid Sector. London Summit, 18 October 2018'
Meeting notes: Round-tables with Minister for Europe, Migration & International Development
Notes from round-table meetings with the Scottish Government Minister for Europe, Migration & International Development.
Top tips for TFN blogging
Top tips for TFN blogging. From the roundtable with Susan Smith, Editor, Third Force News (TFN) 6th of February 2019.