Category: Raising Funds & Writing Grants for DPOs

  • Empowerment and Disability: A Challenging Combination for Donor Organisations
    • A report from a symposium on empowerment for people with diabilities detailing the urgent need for donors to address the issue of mobilization and emancipation of people with disabilities more effectively
  • Fundraising Manual: Writing a Project Proposal or How to Get the Funding You Want for Your Project
    • This manual guides individuals on how to receive funding for their disabled people's organization or personal cause in South Arfica.
  • LFA Manual - Logical Framework Analysis
    • A tool for project design, planning and monitoring. This manual attempts to present how one works with the design and implementation of projects in an effective and efficient way. PDF format.
  • Project Proposal Writing
    • This manual explains the process of a grant proposal; how to explain who you are, what you plan to do, and what you hope to achieve; how to describe your activities; how to develop a time-line; how to develop a budget and manage your finances; and how to monitor your project. PDF format.
  • Resource Kit No.5: Fund-Raising
    • This resource kit describes several strategies that disabled people's organizations can use to raise funds; explains the importance of researching funders and understanding their funding criteria before sending applications; will help develop budgets and evaluation plans; and gives guidelines in what kind of information to include in funding requests and how to organize and present this information.
  • Resource Mobilisation and Fundraising for DPOs
    • This manual serves as a guide for disabled people's organizations (DPOs) to enhance their fundraising and resources efforts by thinking and working through four equally important phases of resource mobilisation. PDF format.
  • The Value of Branding
    • This handout is a lesson in marketing non-governmental organizations with a brand or identity to receive optimal success. PDF format.
  • The Value of Marketing
    • This handout is a tool for teaching disabled people's organizations the value of marketing themselves as an organization. It gives broad suggestions on marketing an organization. PDF format.