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Financial Management for NGOs National Workshop – July 2022

In collaboration with the Inter Agency Group of Development Organisations (IAGDO), the Barbados-based Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) hosted a national three-day workshop in Grenada from July 20th to 22nd, 2022 focused on “Financial Management for NGOs”.

Funded by the European Union, the workshop was part of a wider initiative which is currently being implemented by CPDC, to strengthen the capacity of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Barbados and across the Eastern Caribbean.

The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Damani Brizan, a certified accountant with management experience of both non-governmental and financial organisations. The workshop provided participating NGOs with the knowledge required to improve their current financial reporting and management systems, with specific emphasis on increasing their capacity to navigate the COVID-19 environment.

Photo Credit: Caribbean Policy Development Centre

NGO Legislation National Consultation Workshop:  Grenada  – 23rd March, 2017

The NGO Caribbean Policy Development Centre, in collaboration with its local affiliate, the Inter Agency Group of Development Organisations, hosted a one day consultation on NGO Legislation on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at the Conference Rm. of the Grenada National Stadium.  It was one of a series of consultations being hosted by throughout the region with national partners  as part of a regional project, Civil Society Regional Development Project, funded by the European Union, and implemented by the CPDC.   This activity was a follow-up to the Code of Conduct consultation held in January 2017, under the same regional project.

Code of Conduct and Ethics for Caribbean NGOs Consultation:

Grenada, January 17th, 2017

The Inter Agency Group of Development Organisations (IAGDO) hosted the Grenada leg of  the consultation re the Code of Conduct and Ethics for Caribbean NGOs on January 17th , 2017 at the conference room of the Grenada National Stadium.   Twenty-seven persons – 20 women and 7 men – from seventeen organisations participated.   The consultation was an activity of the Civil Society Regional Development Regional Project being implemented by the Caribbean Policy Development Centre with support from the European Union.  The consultation was facilitated by Ms. Shantal Munro-Knight, consultant on behalf of   CPDC.  The consultant noted that donors were requesting greater accountability and transparency from organisations to whom they gave the support.  Signing -on to the Code would improve the trust and the relations between organisations and donors/partners.  However, while CPDC was encouraging organisations to become signatories to the Code, adherence was voluntary.