As the leaders in the development of NGO quality standards and assessment methodologies in the Australian NGO sector, our core team have authored all of DFAT’s NGO accreditation related policies, criteria and assessment frameworks, authored ACFIDs Good Practice Tool Kit, are currently re-drafting the ACFID Code of Conduct and providing advice to the Global Reference Standards for CSO Accountability. Our team has undertaken over 150 organisational and effectiveness assessments of Australian and international NGOs.
Review of the compliance mechanisms for the ACFID Code of Conduct
Review and revision of ACFID Code of Conduct
2014/15 Review and authoring of the Good Practice Toolkit that accompanies the ACFID Code of Conduct.
Accreditation and OAGDS reviews to assess NGO capacity and performance with regard to governance, management, partnership, financial and operational dimensions. Have collectively undertaken more than 150 accreditation reviews, and more than 100 OAGDS assessments.
Review and authoring of new DFAT OAGDS assessment framework including criteria, indicators, minimum standards and assessment process.
Revision of DFAT NGO Accreditation Criteria and indicators to incorporate DFAT Due Diligence standards.
Development of DFAT Due Diligence Framework for CSOs and associated guidance documents
Development of CSO Effectiveness Assessment Methodology
Rapid desk based review of 26 field offices for financial viability, effectiveness, impact and relevance.