The Resource Alliance We are a UK registered charity, established in 1981, with offices in India, Uganda, the Czech Republic and Brazil. Our mission is to: Build the fundraising capacity of the non profit sector worldwide We provide resources, training and networking opportunities to inspire, develop and connect fundraisers and to promote professional and ethical standards.
Our major events We run major annual international training events, including: –the International Fundraising Congress (IFC), renowned as the leading conference for senior fundraisers in the global North. –the International Workshop on Resource Mobilisation (IWRM) bringing together fundraisers in the global South. –the IFC Online, the world’s first global fundraising e-conference, bringing 3 days of workshops to 12 time-zones.
Our worldwide programmes Regional workshops with partner organisations in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe. Accredited courses in fundraising run in partnership with academic institutions in 4 languages and 15 cities around the world. National NGO Awards, celebrating and rewarding excellence and best practice in NGO management in India and Malaysia. Customised training and coaching programmes to build the financial sustainability of local NGOs in most parts of the world.
Where we work Resource Alliance offices / staff Where we are currently working
Our services While our emphasis is on developing financial sustainability, we adopt a holistic approach and look at all steps required for an organisation to create the conditions for success in resource mobilisation. Our services include: –Fundraising audits –Feasibility studies –Prospect research –Fundraising strategy –Training in Fundraising –Mentoring and coaching
Past & present successes We have worked in over 25 countries throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America & have expert trainers in most parts of the world. Past projects include: –Donor mapping & engagement strategy (for Oxfam India) –Researching financial sustainability of community centres (for Microsoft) –Fundraising training and developing an NGO network (for EU / Ministry of Health, Turkey) –Training of trainers in social entrepreneurship (for UNDP Moldova) Capacity building programmes for DfID, WSPA, Sightsavers International, Comic Relief, Christian Blind Mission and others.