Category: Non profit resources

Strengthening Transparency and Accountability Through Accreditation in Monitoring and Evaluation

CONCEPT NOTE  – TO ALL DONORS AND CSR PRACTITIONERS   As supporters dedicated to fostering positive change within the nonprofit sector, your commitment to transparency and accountability is paramount. At CESRA (Center for Social Responsibility and Accountability), we share your vision for a world where nonprofit organizations operate with the highest standards of integrity and effectiveness. Read more…

Building Capacity for Impact: Strengthening Charitable Organizations

Are you ready to take your nonprofit organization to the next level? Join us for an empowering training workshop titled Building Capacity for Impact: Strengthening Charitable Organizations, hosted by the Centre for Social Responsibility and Accountability (CESRA). Duration: 2-day workshop (dates flexible based on needs) Day 1 Agenda: Session 1: Needs Assessment and Organizational Diagnosis Read more…

Filing NGO Yearly Returns in Kenya

Download Form 14  for NGO Board annual Report  As a non-governmental organization (NGO) operating in Kenya, adhering to regulatory requirements is crucial for maintaining transparency and credibility. One such obligation is the annual filing of returns with the relevant authorities. Understanding the process and ensuring timely compliance is essential for the smooth functioning of NGOs Read more…

Strengthening Community Impact through CSR Initiatives with CESRA-Accredited Organizations

As dedicated practitioners in the realm of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), we recognize the pivotal role that grassroots charitable organizations play in fostering positive change within the communities we operate in. With this in mind, we would like to emphasize the significant impact we can collectively make by channeling our efforts towards supporting organizations accredited Read more…

Empowering Change through Comprehensive Project Proposals

Very important information for Potential Proposal Requester Greetings from the Center for Social Responsibility and Accountability (CESRA)! We appreciate your commitment to driving positive change and fostering social responsibility. As you embark on the journey of soliciting project proposals, it is essential to ensure that the submissions align with the core values of your organization. Read more…

Fostering Excellence: A Guide to Developing Board and Governance for Charitable Organizations

The Center for Social Responsibility and Accountability (CESRA) recognizes the pivotal role that effective governance plays in the success and impact of charitable organizations. As an accrediting organization committed to promoting ethical practices and accountability, CESRA aims to guide charitable organizations in developing robust boards and governance structures. In this article, we will explore key Read more…

Corporate Social Responsibility in Kenya: A Commitment to Sustainable Development

Introduction: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an integral aspect of business operations worldwide, fostering a sense of responsibility towards communities and the environment. In Kenya, CSR has gained prominence as companies recognize the impact they can have on society beyond their bottom line. Community Engagement: Kenyan companies actively engage in community development initiatives, ranging from Read more…

Charity Accreditation organizations in the world

Charity accreditation is a process by which charitable organizations undergo a review and assessment to ensure that they meet specific standards of transparency, accountability, and ethical practices. Accreditation is typically conducted by independent third-party organizations or accrediting bodies that specialize in evaluating and certifying nonprofit organizations. The purpose of charity accreditation is to build trust. Read more…

Responsible and Accountable Small Charities in Africa: Nurturing Sustainable Development

Small charities play a crucial role in fostering positive change within communities across Africa. Their nimble structures and localized focus enable them to address specific needs, promote inclusivity, and contribute to sustainable development. However, the effectiveness of these organizations hinges on their ability to be both responsible and accountable in their operations. This  write up Read more…