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  1. 1. GURT Resource Centre Training and organizational capacity
  2. 2. GURT Resource Centre is the leading national centre for societal information and expertise that was founded in 1995 and registered in 1996. GURT’s mission is to foster societal transformations in Ukraine by developing and using the potential of civil society organizations. GURT Resource Centre
  3. 3. To create access to socially important information for main community stakeholders (CSOs, businesses, state institutions, media) through further development of the network of civil society reporters and experts. To promote societal transformations in Ukraine being a gateway for innovations, best national and international practices. To facilitate building of positive reputation of Ukrainian civil society by fostering transparency, accountability, and performance standards among CSOs. Strategic goals by 2011
  4. 4. I. Training capacity
  5. 5. Capacity building programs: facts <ul><li>14 years of training experience </li></ul><ul><li>More than 50 complex training contracts administrated at the request of Ukrainian and international organizations </li></ul><ul><li>More than 10 000 participants </li></ul><ul><li>Over 300 trainings conducted </li></ul><ul><li>Network of 30 trainers and 8 international consultants </li></ul><ul><li>GURT is founder and developer of GITG - GURT International Training Group </li></ul>
  6. 6. Approaches C ommunity changes derive from effective partnership relations between its key players: local authorities, businesses and civic initiatives, and this concept is inbuilt in all our programs.   We consider any organization and community as complex adaptive system with potential for self-development. W e use interactive and participatory approaches in preparing and providing training services, which include such methodologies as Participatory Assessment, Open Space, GE WorkOut, Future Search.  
  7. 7. Training menu <ul><li>Community Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Social Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Local Development Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational Management </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Management </li></ul><ul><li>Business Plans Development </li></ul><ul><li>Community Work </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Small Entrepreneurship in Rural Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Management </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy and Lobbying in Local Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Agricultural Development </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Resources Recovery Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Designing and Managing Volunteer Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Effective communication in small and rural communities </li></ul>
  8. 8. Numbers of trainings: 2007-2009 Research “ The marketplace of training services for Ukrainian civil society institutes ”, provided by GURT in 2009, demonstrates – in average top training providers delivered 50 trainings per year. Details :
  9. 9. Network of trainers and experts As a result of implementation of different programs GURT has established a network contacts in target regions with trainers, experts, local authorities that will ensure the organization of trainings
  10. 10. Logistics <ul><li>From the logistics point of view GURT has organized: </li></ul><ul><li>more than 100 trainings in all regions of Ukraine; </li></ul><ul><li>more than 10 study tours and internship programs to other countries as well as hosted study visits or international meetings in Ukraine; </li></ul><ul><li>more than 10 national and international conferences. </li></ul><ul><li>These events were organized within the project or contracts with EC, PACT, UNDP Ukraine, Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Royal Netherlands Embassy, Forum Syd, AED (USA) and many others. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Our famous contractors
  12. 12. II. Organizational capacity
  13. 13. Assets <ul><li>Well-functioning Board and professional management team : 5 board members, 10 staff members and 8 volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Good partnership and networking with national, local governments and international organizations </li></ul><ul><li>№ 1 Civil Society web portal in Ukraine </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Health </li></ul>
  14. 14. Partnership & networks Member of the network of Eastern-European resource centres “Orpheus” Member of the Project Board of the Civil Society Development Project of UNDP Implementing partner of UNITER (PACT ) in Ukraine Member of consultancy committee developing the SIDA’s program of civil society development in Ukraine Initiator and coordinator of the network of self-help initiatives in Ukraine Founder of GURT International Training Group
  15. 15. Civil society web portal in Ukraine №1
  16. 16. Financial health: annual budget 2007 2008 2009 GURT is regularly conducting external financial audit
  17. 17. III. Impact: clients’ feedback
  18. 18. Training participants “ All success stories in our organization – result of receiving information, training and good cooperation with GURT” Galyna Ostapchyk, The Head of the Board, Association of rural women of Ukraine in Donetsk oblast
  19. 19. Donors “ The first pilot Capacity building Marketplace Fair that took place on 2 July 2009 gathered more than 120 participants and 20 capacity building providers. Based on the discussion of success and main areas for further improvement the following lessons learned were identified: First Capacity building Marketplace Fair was professionally organized, especially taking in to consideration short time for preparation.” Pact, Inc Team
  20. 20. Local authorities “ We plan to build cooperation with GURT and involve their training potential and expertise into our work. It’s important for us to attract professionals experienced non-governmental organizations to develop instruments for the protection of children and to facilitate public monitoring of implementation of decisions in this area.” Andriy Matkovsky The Mayor of Poltava
  21. 21. Contacts GURT Resource Centre Office address: office 609, 52 Popudrenka St., Kyiv 02094, Ukraine Postal address: P.O. Box 126, Kyiv 01025, Ukraine Tel./fax: +38 044 296 1052 E-mail: info Contact person: Tetyana Danyliv E-mail: [email_address]