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Pact vufo presentation eng final

  1. 1. Supporting Organizational Capacity Development for Enhanced Efficacy & Sustainability<br />Pact Vietnam’s Approach <br />
  2. 2. Background<br />Derived from global best practice, Pact’s worldwide mandate & our local experience:<br /><ul><li>Recognition that technical competency and overall organizational health are inextricable
  3. 3. A development hypothesis that promoting organizational viability& efficacy will lead to more sustainable VNGOs that are better able to manage the national response independent of donor trends / funds
  4. 4. Increasing awareness that health sector VNGOs and CBOs have potential to provide inroads into civil society development in Vietnam writ large</li></li></ul><li>Organizational Capacity Building Strategy<br />Launched in 2008<br />Shift to a more systematic approach to capacity building that recognizes technical capacity development cannot be addressed in isolation from other foundational organizational capacities<br />Pact Vietnam Programmatic Approach <br />
  5. 5. Our Approach<br />Coordinated partnership approach (HPI, VSO, Care, SNV / LCDF, etc)<br />Assessment-based<br />Peer- connected<br />Demand-driven<br />Customized<br />Iterative<br />Look globally, adapt locally<br />Guiding Principles<br />
  6. 6. Our Approach<br />Key Features<br />
  7. 7. Pact’s Globally Recognized Organizational Capacity Assessment Methodology (OCA)<br />Process overview: <br /><ul><li>Participatory tool design
  8. 8. Guided self-assessment
  9. 9. Results debrief & action planning
  10. 10. Drafting of organizational strengthening plan (OSP)
  11. 11. Pact support for implementation and monitoring of OSP
  12. 12. Re-OCA every 2+ years</li></ul>Capacity framework (tool) developed by our partners:<br />Strategy & Planning<br />Leadership & Management<br />Material & Financial Management<br />Organizational Structure & HR Management<br />Professional Skills<br />Program Management<br />Communications & External Relations<br />
  13. 13. Cross-Partner Priorities Identified through FY 09 OCA Process<br />
  14. 14. How will we know we are succeeding?<br />Quarterly monitoring & updating of Organizational Strengthening Plans (OSPs)<br />Self-reported change in organizational capacity <br /><ul><li>through re-OCA & Most Significant Change techniques</li></ul>Uptake of best practice capacity building methods by peer organizations & subgrantees<br />Learning events with partners to capture successes <br />Cataloguing of local service provider performance data<br />
  15. 15. Challenges / Reflections<br />Retrofitting an existing program<br />Short grant cycle & programmatic confines<br />Mandate & risk aversion<br />Training fatigue<br />Balancing customization with reach<br />Training individuals in high turn over environment<br />Hard to capture what is truly in demand<br /><ul><li>Challenge of being both a capacity builder & donor focused on compliance
  16. 16. Potentially supply-driven and lacking cohesion
  17. 17. Understanding the organization’s motivations & incentives to buy in
  18. 18. Relatively resource-rich environment</li></ul>Getting beyond those ‘first in line’<br />Confusing market information regarding service providers<br />Recruiting qualified capacity builders on staff <br />Working assumption that building the capacity of CSOs at the organizational level extrapolates to building civil society capacity writ large<br />
  19. 19. The Way Forward<br />Global Fund<br /><ul><li>offers new operational paradigm and the resources to fund it
  20. 20. forging new and stronger partnerships
  21. 21. allows expansion of existing CB activities</li></ul>Aligning our resources to match our priorities<br />Focus on sustainability / partnership with the Resource Alliance, looking beyond donor grants<br />Local Capacity Development Initiative (LCDF)<br />Fellows program for mid-level and talented staff*<br />Lunch & Learn series*<br />* Concepts under exploration / development<br />