InsideNGO is your portable network of expertise and library of resources. In addition to the knowledge of your peers, which can be tapped into anytime on the Member Community, we connect you to both public and member-exclusive tools, surveys, community benchmarking, sector insights, and more, to help you excel at work. 

Featured report: Amplifyii

In July 2016, InsideNGO and the International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) Impact Investing Network published Amplify Impact Investing: The INGO Value Proposition for Impact Investing, an in-depth study of the current impact investing landscape among INGOs in the international development sector. The report reveals that the development sector’s impact investing activity is growing, with INGO-managed or -founded impact investing funds encompassing more than $545 million in assets. Download the report, the executive summary, or read the full press release

Other Reports:

The World of Aid is Changing: Understanding Unique Challenges and Duty of Care Best Practices for NGOs An employer’s Duty of Care is the obligation to take practical steps to safeguard their employees against any reasonably foreseeable dangers in the workplace. In 2015, Industry Partner International SOS published this report with assistance from InsideNGO and the International Safety and Security Association. The report is a comparison of Duty of Care metrics and analytics with the Global Travel Risk Management Benchmarking Study.

Our Surveys

InsideNGO conducts a U.S. Headquarters Salary & Benefits Survey, a U.S. Expat/TCN Salary, Allowance, and Administrative Policies Survey, an Indirect & Operations Cost Survey, and a Software Survey (for HQ and field). Learn more about all four of these surveys here. 

Featured Blogs

Richard Wilkinson, a former longtime InsideNGO member, has created a resource to support managers and supervisors drawn from his many years of experience in human resources and organizational development. 

William Sparks, an InsideNGO member, recently released a book inspired by his own popular Annual Conference session on process mapping. You can learn more about his method and purchase the book from a link in this blog. 

A volunteer at our 2016 Annual Conference wrote a “conference checklist” blog with a comprehensive checklist for managing the logistics of a conference

Partner/Other Resources 

  • The Essential Principles of Staff Care outlines the principles, objectives, and practices you need to support the resilience and psychological health of humanitarian and development personnel around the world. This guide is brought to you by the Konterra Group with support from Disaster and InsideNGO. 
  • Telecom4Good is a nonprofit telecom company helps NGOs reduce their direct overhead costs associated with the research, negotiation, procurement, and management of their Internet services globally as well as negotiated discounts on Meraki equipment. 
  • Disaster an open online learning community developed in collaboration with leading aid agencies and humanitarian experts,’s more than 600 training resources are available for free to aid workers and volunteers anywhere, anytime and covers core topics such as Humanitarian Essentials, Technical Sectors and Program Support, Protection, Staff Care, Management and Leadership, Staff Safety and Security, and Soft Skills.
  • PMD Pro Starter by LINGOS is a mobile project management toolkit of 15 tools to extend access to professional project management techniques to small national and local NGOs. 

Mango’s Top Tips resources library features a wealth of free resources on everything from grant management, to fraud, to foreign exchange risk – and much more. 

In addition to the resources you see here, you can find more on the Member Community. Search by resource topic or type for important background information, essential resources, and helpful links on the topics you care about - all in one place.