Introducing 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.