Category: Basic Info On Capacity Building

  • Capacity Building
    • Comprehensive and customised capacity development services that equip NGOs around the world with the strategy, skills, knowledge and capacity to mobilise resources.
  • Capacity Building for NGOs and Non-Profits
    • These documents are for capacity building and improvements of NGOs and non-profits. They include information on fundraising, running workshops, utilizing computers, understanding human rights, and much more.
  • Capacity Building Manual
    • This brief manual is aimed to help organizations understand how they can apply the concepts for capacity building by following 10 steps. It looks at capacity as a much broader concept than just competence or knowledge. Word document format.
  • Capacity Development and Partnership: Overview and Methodology
    • While this document is primarily a guide for staff members of Handicap International, it also contains a practical guide made up of four theme-based chapters containing questions relating to definitions examples of “capacity development.”
  • Code of Ethics & Conduct for NGOs
    • WANGO published a code of ethics book for NGOs to use within their organizations. The publication consists of guiding principles, NGO integrity, mission and activities, governance, human resources, public trust, financial and legal, fundraising, and partnership, collaboration and networking.
  • DAA Resource Kits
    • DAA Resource Kits are designed to enable those working for the rights of disabled people to organise themselves more efficiently and make their campaigning more effective.
  • NGO Organizational Development
    • This article explains organizational development in non-governmental organizations.
  • NGO Watch
    • International nongovernmental organizations (“NGOs”) are promoting global governance and, through their cooperation with international organizations and national civil society organizations, are profoundly influencing national and transnational corporate policies. Though many NGOs operate in a non-transparent manner and are not democratically accountable, the United Nations Secretariat is engaging them on many economic, social, and cultural policy issues. This focus area highlights this cooperation and the manner in which NGOs are securing at the international level top-down policy mandates that they have been unable to secure at the national level.
  • The Need for New Tactics
    • An article by Douglas A. Johnson, outlining six reasons why new tactics are needed in human rights work.
  • The Role of NGOs in a Civil Society
    • This article defines what it means to be a non-governmental organziation and identifies the major roles of NGOs in society.
  • Training Curricula, Guides, and Tools: Institutional Capacity Building
    • Resources for capacity building for organizations.