Shifting power for locally (=local community) led social change

Shifting Power Mindmap

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1. Resources = Power

1.1. financial resources

1.1.1. from official donors through intermediairies Northern NGOs Southern regional networks Embassies direct funding

1.1.2. from northern NGOs/civil society (subsidies and private donations) project based financing social investments micro financing

1.1.3. philanthropy, private foundations

1.1.4. direct giving (GiveDirectly and others)

1.1.5. domestic resource mobilisation

1.1.6. blended models of funding

1.1.7. private sector investments

1.2. knowledge

1.3. network

1.4. voice

1.5. political leverage

1.6. technology

1.7. trust

1.8. citizen's feedback

2. Context

2.1. obstacles to #shiftingpower

2.1.1. shrinking civic space

2.1.2. managerialism & linear thinking

2.1.3. complicated funding requirements

2.1.4. lack of trust and desire for more control among donors and politics

2.1.5. growing competition for available funding

2.1.6. lack of risk-taking

2.1.7. paternalism/neo-colonial mindset

2.1.8. reluctance to give up power

2.1.9. uncertainty about new role and added value

2.2. opportunities for #shiftingpower

2.2.1. global challenges, local problems

2.2.2. growing economies

2.2.3. Nothing About Us Without Us high on the agenda

2.2.4. Dialogue and Dissent 2.0 with strategic cooperation on basis of shared ToC and adaptive management

2.2.5. emerging good practices

2.2.6. enabling ICT

2.2.7. new organisational models

3. Actors with power

3.1. community members/ citizens

3.2. community based organisations

3.3. informal organisations/movements

3.4. Southern partner organisations (regional, national network organisations)

3.5. Dutch development organisations

3.6. donors

3.7. philanthropy

3.8. private sector

3.9. local governments

4. Power in Partnerships (Southern led, Inclusive, Equal)

4.1. governance

4.1.1. decision making diversity of voices inclusive procedures

4.1.2. inclusive rules setting

4.1.3. contract management

4.2. culture

4.3. process

4.3.1. program design

4.3.2. learning & capacity development

4.3.3. working together

4.3.4. accountability

4.3.5. representation at global level

5. Why

5.1. Nothing About Us Without Us!

5.2. locally led social change is sustainable change

5.3. empowerment of local voices

5.4. public tends to trust locally rooted organisations (legitimacy)

5.5. organisations with foreign funding distrusted as foreign agents

5.6. genuine strategic cooperation on shared goals and mutual benefits/complementarity