Diversifying the sources of financial and political support

Diversifying sources of financial and political support (public institutions, foundations, enterprises, social organizations, volunteers, etc) reduces development initiatives’ dependency on single sources. This gives them the wherewithal to negotiate their interests and needs more equitably. This helps to achieve more sustainable interventions, that is: more integralplurally relevant and of equitable ownership.

This can be helped by:

♣ Diversifying the sources of financial and political support 

Other related strategies:

Incentives for cooperation

Results-based trust

Intra and trans-sectoral partnerships

Voluntary contributions

Alternative Barter Systems

Transparency

Certainty

Creating and capitalizing on local resources

Parity/Matching Funds

Information and communication technology tools

Advocacy capacity

Visibility