News

News

In September, SCS conducted a Learning Forum with USAID, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law and Aga Khan Foundation to explore methodology innovations for the Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index. Read More >

We have updated our popular Implementation Tips for USAID Partners to reflect recent ADS changes. Implementation Tips are short articles providing practical information about common organizational development questions.

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Regardless of where an organization sits on the capacity spectrum— nascent, emergent, or mature—SCS Global’s new Capacity Development Interventions (CDI) Guide offers USAID partners, working in any sector, ways to identify the best approaches to shaping an intervention and achieving meaningful results. Read More >

Resources

Resources

The lack of awareness of the revised FATF standards has made it difficult for CSOs to identify when representatives of government agencies, banks, and even civil society peers attempt to justify restrictive laws and the exclusion of CSOs from FATF procedures based on mischaracterized or outdated information. This PowerPoint presents common misstatements of FATF standards that are frequently used to support restrictive laws, measures, and procedures. For example, some will claim that CSOs are “particularly vulnerable” to abuse for the financing of terrorism.

This short desk review is one of five such reviews performed in the context of a regional research program led by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL).

This short desk review is one of five such reviews performed in the context of a regional research program led by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL).