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Thoughts from NGO networkers; working together to end world poverty.

On this blog, we post regular thoughts and opinions, based on our experiences as staff of Dóchas. We want to use this blog to start discussions on topics, and the views expressed are those of the authors, and not necessarily of Dóchas or its member organisations.








Offer from Bond for Dóchas Members - Online Course in Theory of Change

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membershipengagement
04 october 2017

  Our friends at Bond have a generous offer for Dóchas members - a discount of over 20% on their online Theory of Change Essentials course.  Full details below... Read more

Implementing the Fundraising Guidelines

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comms
02 october 2017

Jim Howe is the Fundraising Standards & Operations Manager in Concern. He was a member of the Consultative Panel on Charitable Fundraising, whose report to the Charities Regulator led to the recent publication of fundraising guidelines to protect... Read more

2into3 report - Ireland's Charitable Giving is €200 less per person per annum than in the UK

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29 september 2017

At the Irish Not-for-Profit Sector: Fundraising Performance Report 2017 Launch at the RDS. L-R: Amy Power, 2into3. John Farrelly, CEO, Charites Regulatory Authority. Deirdre Garvey, CEO, The Wheel. Jackie Harrison, Head of Development, The Community... Read more

Blog: Derisking and Civil Society: Drivers, Impact and Possible Solutions

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28 september 2017

We are delighted to feature a guest blog this week from Sangeeta Goswami of the Human Security Collective on the issue of Derisking and how it is affecting civil society.  Sangeeta Goswami is with Human Security Collective, a nonprofit organisation b... Read more

Dóchas Awards 2017: The Finalists

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membershipengagement
26 september 2017

  We are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2017 Dóchas Awards  Read more

Leadership is about creating an authentic vision for change, says South Africa’s former leader, Mr. F.W. De Klerk.

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22 september 2017

Suzanne Keatinge, CEO of Dóchas, shares some reflections from Mr. F.W. De Klerk's recent talk in Dublin. Effective leadership is essential if we are to navigate change and rise up to both the challenges and opportunities.  Dóchas had the privilege of... Read more

Reflections - one year on from the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants

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19 september 2017

Siobhán McGee, CEO ActionAid Ireland, Dóchas board member and member of Irish Refugee and Migrant Coalition, reflects on where we are one year on from the signing of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants   A year ago today, on 19th Septe... Read more