We offer practical help for NGOs to boost their effectiveness and demonstrate their impact.

Our tools, insights and support equip organisations to adapt to  current challenges and become financially sustainable. Our effectiveness programme has been designed and developed in collaboration with over 100 UK NGOs.

Here are some ways we can help.

Online effectiveness tools

Health Check

Health Check

Determine your organisation’s strengths and weakness

Impact Builder

Impact Builder

Get indicators and tools to measure the effectivenss of your projects

Evidence Principles

Evidence Principles

Assess and enhance the quality of your evidence

Effectiveness news and views

Lighthouse in the sun
Key announcements, themes and actions from DFID's summit to prevent sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment in the aid sector. 
19 October 2018
Hawa, refugee in a camp in Cameroon, with a clipboard
Feedback and accountability mechanisms are crucial for establishing trust so that individuals and communities feel able to raise concerns.
12 September 2018
Houses of Parliament
Despite the sector's progress on safeguarding, the International Development Committee's inquiry calls for a stronger response to sexual exploitation and abuse.
31 July 2018

Civil Society Collective programme

The Civil Society Collective programme helps CSOs adapt and respond to an uncertain, ever-changing, complex environment by ensuring they are relevant, agile and resilient. Find out more.