CII - CAP Workshop on Capacity Building for NGOs, "Empowerin​g NGOs, Empowering Indians"

Event Date: 
18 March 2013 - 9:30am - 19 March 2013 - 9:30am


CII – CAP Workshop on Capacity Building for NGOs
“Empowering NGOs, Empowering Indians”
18-19 March 2013, 0930 – 1700 hrs, Forbes Marshall, Mumbai Pune Road, Kasarwadi, Pune 411 034.
Workshop Background & Objectives
When capacity building is successful, it strengthens a non-profit’s ability to fulfil its mission over time, and enhances the non-profit’s ability to have a positive impact on lives and communities.
NGOs concerned with development face the management of a complex and diverse range of issues. NGOs face internal management issues, for example questions of strategic planning, budgeting, staffing, and the governing structure of the organization, growth and change within the organization. NGOs also face the management of external relationships; relations with government, the private sector, other NGOs and with their target communities. All of these come to bear on the possibility of NGOs managing development. The effectiveness of NGOs as actors in development and change depends on successful engagement with both internal and external management questions and also on the successful articulation between issues of internal and external management.
The Objective of this workshop is to demystify the law and empower participants with sound working knowledge of the various dos & don’t under law in order to stay legally and fiscally compliant and enhance credibility and accountability which is crucial for every NGO. It will also give participants a sense of key methods and sources of fund raising and more importantly how to build a ‘case for support’ and prepare effective grant proposals.
Topics Covered
1)   Differences between Trust, Society & Company
2)   Duties and Obligations (Legal & Fiscal) for Board Members & Senior Staff
3)   Income Tax Exemption & Tax Deductions for Donors
4)   FCRA 2010 Act & Rules 2011 & implications
5)   Applicability of Allied laws like Service Tax, VAT, PF etc
6)   Audit
7)   Good Governance practices
8)   Role of Board members
9)   What is Accountability and Transparency and how it can be enhanced
10) Key sources and methods of fundraising
11) Communication tips
12) Building case for support & Proposal writing
Who Should Attend?

The training is aimed at a varied audience including Trustees, Directors, Secretariats, Project Coordinator, Project Managers, Documentation Officers of  NGOs, Societies, Trusts, SHGs and Voluntary organizations.
Faculty Profile

Mr. Noshir Dadrawala is Director on the Board of the International Centre for Nonprofit Law (ICNL) which is head quartered in the USA and member of the Asian Philanthropy Advisory Network which is affiliated to Give2Asia, also based in the USA.  
He has contributed research papers on not-for-profit law for the Johns Hopkins and Harvard University. He has written several resource books including, ‘The Art of Successful Fund-Raising’, ‘Investment Opportunities for Charitable Organizations’, ‘Management of Philanthropic Organizations’, ‘Laws Governing Voluntary Organizations in India’ and ‘Merchants of Philanthropy. He is also the regional contributing editor of the ‘International Journal on Non-profit Law’ and is Co-author of an internationally acclaimed publication titled, "Philanthropy & Law in South Asia’.
Mr Dadrawala is trustee of Resource Alliance (India), India Sponsorship Committee, Make A Wish Foundation, V Care Foundation, Forbes Foundation, and the Jai Ho Trust which he established with the Oscar Winning Director, Danny Boyle and Junoon Foundation that he has established with Sanjana Kapoor.
He has conducted seminars and workshops for NGOs all over the country and he is Visiting Faculty at leading business schools like Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and the S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research.
Registration Details:
Fees per delegate Rs. 1000/- (including 12.36% Service Tax)
  (To be paid through a DD/ Cheque in favor of “Confederation of Indian Industry”, payable at Mumbai). (before 6th March 2013) The above registration fee includes workshop material and lunch.  Participants attending the program are requested to make their own arrangements for travel & accommodation to the venue.
To ensure a highly interactive programme, the number of participants is restricted to 40 and the registration will be on the first come-first served basis.  
I’m writing to request you to kindly participate in this workshop and nominate your concerned colleagues to take the advantage of this unique opportunity. Kindly confirm your participation through the attached registration form and pre workshop questionnaire
Look forward to your kind confirmation to make this workshop successful.
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