Format: Web Site (Whole)

This portal covers many topics of managing a non-governmental organization (NGO) or non-profit group including grant writing, staff training, and designing and monitoring projects.
  • Action on Disability and Development (ADD)
    • Supports disabled peoples organizations in Africa and Asia so they can actively promote the rights of all adults and children with disabilities to be fully included in society. Influences policy makers and development organizers to include the rights and needs of people with disabilities in all their work.
  • Aga Kahn Development Network
    • The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is a group of development agencies with mandates that include the environment, health, education, architecture, culture, microfinance, rural development, disaster reduction, the promotion of private-sector enterprise and the revitalisation of historic cities.
  • Aga Khan Foundation
    • The foundation awards grants to grassroots organizations testing innovative approaches in the field. The issues they focus on are health, education, rural development, and civil society. The geographical regions are in South and Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.
  • Association for Progressive Communications (APC) Women's Support Programme
    • The APC Women's Support Programme is a global network of women networking for women's empowerment through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). It is part of the "Association for Progressive Communications", an international network of civil society organizations dedicated to empowering and supporting groups and individuals. Website is in English, Spanish, and French.
  • Centre for Development and Population Activities
    • The Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) is an internationally recognized non-profit organization that improves the lives of women and girls in developing countries. CEDPA works with women leaders, local partners, and national and international organizations to give women the tools they need to improve their lives, families and communities.
  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
    • This organization provides opportunities for non-profit organizations who are seeking funds. Their programs are civil society, environment, and pathways out of poverty. The organization focuses on United States, Central and Eastern Europes, the former Soviet Union, and South Africa.
  • Counterpart International
    • Counterpart International provides grant opportunities for capacity building. The areas they focus on are economic development, food security and nutrition, and building effective governance and institutions.
  • Funds for NGOs
    • Funds for NGOs works for the sustainability of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) by increasing their access to donors, resources, and skills. It provides resources about organizational sustainability, resource mobilization, and increasing allocation of donor resources for building the skills and capacities of NGOs.
  • Global Fund for Children
    • The Global Fund for Children’s mission is to advance the dignity of children and youth around the world. They do this by making small grants to innovative organizations working with vulnerable children and youth.
  • Global Fund for Women
    • This group promotes women’s economic security, health, education and leadership. It is an international network of women and men committed to a world of equality and social justice. They advocate for and defend women's human rights by making grants to support women's groups around the world.
  • Global Giving
    • Global Giving helps connect grassroots projects in developing countries with individual small donors in other countries who wish to support them. Also see their tools for project leaders.
  • Message-In-A-Box (English)
    • A set of strategic guides and tools to help non-profits create media and communicate for social change
  • New Tactics in Human Rights
    • New Tactics in Human Rights is project of the Center for Victims of Torture. The project connects the broad human rights community around the world to share experiences, resources and tactical ideas to advance their own human rights advocacy efforts. Website in English but selected materials are translated into many languages.
  • NGOPedia
    • Online collaborative knowledge tool for and by non-governmental organisations in Africa. Articles on topics including ICT for decision makers, self assessment tools, and background information about working with NGOs.
  • Quick 'n' Easy Guide to Online Advocacy
    • This guide presents advocates with a collection of popular online services that can be used for advocacy quickly with little to no technical support.
  • Resource Alliance
    • The organization builds fundraising capabilities and opportunities for other organizations through training, conferences, the International Fundraising Congress, Fundraising Online, workshops, and resources. The resources include e-newletters, "How-to" guides, and articles. They helped many NGOs in various regions.
  • Synergos
    • Works with its partners to mobilize resources to reduce poverty and increase equity around the world. The Knowledge Resources section of their website links users to a library of documents on topics such as strengthening partnerships and collaborative relationships; how philanthropy can empower marginalized or poor communities; how philanthropists can evaluate the impact of their grants; and more. Most of its material is targeted at grant makers rather than grant seekers, but could expose organizations to the kind of issues with which funders are concerned. Most of its information is available in English; some is also available in Spanish or Portuguese.
  • The Capacity Project
    • An innovative global initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Capacity Project is designed to help developing countries build and sustain the health workforce so they can respond systemically to the challenges of implementing and sustaining quality health programs.
  • The Foundation Center
    • Nonprofit organization management training courses and tutorials
  • The Global Fund for Community Foundations
    • The Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) is a grassroots grantmaker working to promote and support institutions of community philanthropy around the world. We work with individual community foundations and other local grantmakers and their networks around the world, with a particular focus on the global south and the emerging economies of Central and Eastern Europe. Through small grants, technical support and networking, we help these local institutions to strengthen and grow so that they can fulfil their potential as vehicles for local development and as part of the infrastructure for sustainable development, poverty alleviation and citizen participation.
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
    • USAID is an independent federal government agency that promotes U.S. foreign policy by furthering international economic growth, agriculture, and trade; global health; and democracy, conflict prevention, and humanitarian assistance.
  • WANGO
    • The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is an international organization, promoting peace and global well being. WANGO provides the opportunities for NGOs to connect, partner, share, inspire, and increase their contributions. The resources include grant writing, code of ethics, and several publications about NGOs.