Donors' Civil Society Strategies and Partnership Modalities

01 Mar 2012


This document is intended as a brief, internal, user-friendly guide, introducing key civil society strategies of major donors, looking in particular at donors’ definitions of civil society; donors’ approaches for supporting civil society in partner countries; as well as donors’ funding modalities for civil society.


In addition to the strategies of major donors in regards to their civil society projects and practices, this resource guide also outlines the background and general trends of donors’ relations with civil society, looking more specifically at multilateral donors, i.e. the World Bank, the European Commission and regional development banks, as well as bilateral donors.

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