Principles

Vision and Mission

Vision

To emerge as a respected voice for the NGO sector in India, a highly trusted and credible NGO network and a highly sought after collaborative community of NGOs, companies and individuals for positive social action to bring about social change.

Mission

To build, facilitate and maintain an off-line and online collaborative platform for social action that brings together NGOs, companies and individuals for mutual learning, sharing, support and the collective espousal of social causes.

Aims and Objectives

Objectives

  • Enlist credible NGOs across many sectors as CIOSA members and build a strong NGO network that will serve as the foundation for a collaborative platform
  • Assist NGOs in networking with one another, exchanging information, sharing knowledge, supporting each other in times of need and collaborating on common causes
  • Build the capacities of NGOs in the administrative, financial, technical, programme and public interface areas of their work to help them deliver better results in all their initiatives
  • Facilitate NGOs in undertaking and conducting campaigns and advocacy initiatives on issues of social interest
  • Identify and nurture innovative solutions that address complex social problems and have the potential for replication nationwide
  • Enlist as members, companies with either a well-defined policy of social involvement or sufficient interest and motivation to develop one
  • Enlist socially concerned individuals as members and build a strong volunteer force
  • Assist NGOs, companies and individuals in meeting one another and interacting, developing and forging mutually beneficial relationships and partnerships aimed at positive social action
  • Undertake research and publications to further any or all of the above objectives and to positively impact the development sector as a whole.
  • Provide consulting and services to any of the constituent members of the CIOSA network