We strengthen NGOs and charities to be more effective and sustainable through our support services, tools and expertise.

We help civil society organisations of all sizes adapt to new challenges by ensuring they are agile and resilient. Our support services have been designed in response to NGOs' needs in an ever-changing, complex environment. We focus on core areas like funding, safeguarding, advocacy, transparency, and monitoring and evaluation.

Our tools, insights and support equip organisations to be more agile, demonstrate their impact and become financially sustainable. We also develop the skills of people in the sector through our events and training.

Our resource library offers useful reports, toolkits, research, how-to-guides, briefings, case studies and more for people working in international development and humanitarian assistance. As well as Bond’s own publications and guides, we link to other useful resources for charities and NGOs.

We offer specialist support in these areas:

  • Funding - Practical guidance and insights, along with the latest funding opportunities

  • Safeguarding -  Guidance and resources to help you drive up safeguarding standards across your organisation

  • Policy and advocacy - Expertise and analysis to help you positively influence decision-makers for better policies and government practices

  • Monitoring and evaluation - Tools and guidance to better capture and use evidence to drive your work

  • Campaigning - Insights and ideas to make the case for your cause and build public support

  • Transparency - Tools and guidance to help organisations be accountable to their stakeholders

Recent resources

US government delegation talking to civil society representatives at the UN in Geneva
This report outlines fundamental problems in how government engages with civil society, and outlines principles and practical steps to improve the relationship.
1 April 2019
City of London skyline
With more UK aid being delivered through the private sector, we brought together sector experts to interrogate what these trends mean for the poorest countries.
25 March 2019
Children in school
This report argues that there needs to be more focus on caste in order for us to achieve development goals and human rights.
21 March 2019

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.