Capacity Building Training on Fundraising Successfully Concluded
Kathmandu – Nepal Center for philanthropy and Development (NCPD) has managed a great opportunity for NGOs and INGOs related to successful fundraising and capacity building on 10 June 2019.
The training “Keys to Fundraising Success and Capacity Building” was designed for the senior level participants representing NGOs and INGOs in Nepal. It was instructed by Ms. Aliyah Karen Ph.D., CEO of Medicare Charitable Foundation, Malaysia. Including profound experiences in fundraising, capacity building of profit and non-profit sectors across the world Ms. Karen also happens to be a very compassionate donor to small charities in Nepal and some South East Asian countries.
During the session, she had facilitated participants to explore an innovative idea to explore and tab new funding opportunities for sustainability. Most importantly, she also highlighted and urged participants to run social and developmental charities in social enterprise model which leads to sustainability, independence and reduction of donor dependency of I/NGOs in Nepal.
In talking with Nepalayatimes CEO of Nepal Center for Philanthropy and Development (NCPD) Rewati Raman Dhakal, quoted the report of Finance Ministry and shared that share of foreign aid in the national budget is reducing and causing financial distress and vulnerability to I/NGOs. He also unveiled that more I/NGOs are closing as a result of these financial constraints after 2017 and highlighted on the need for revenue diversification.
As resources becoming more limited and demand increases, the training on how to raise and grow funding sources and sustain a program are of utmost importance to organize said Mr. Bishal Rai, Director of NCPD.
28 participants representing 7 NGOs and 10 INGOs have taken part in the training.