Assessment of Resource Mobilization and its Management in Local NGOs (The Case of Local NGOs in Addis Ababa)

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Addis Ababa University


Resource mobilization is a valuable component for strengthening local NGOs and resource management is systems of policies and procedures that protect the assets of an organization. The objective of this study was to assess resource mobilization and its management by the local NGOs operating in Addis Ababa. Descriptive research method was conducted for the study. Accordingly, 94 local NGOs were selected from total 1520 target population using simple random sampling method. The main instrument for collecting primary data was questionnaire and interview; while secondary data was collected from published document of CHSA and selected local NGOs. The data generated were analyzed using statistical package for social science (SPSS version 20). The study findings indicated that dependence on foreign fund, donors rule and regulation, CHSA law, capacity limitation of the organization, lack of awareness on available opportunity, networking with resource providers and other NGOs, accountability and transparency were the main factors that affect resource mobilization and its management. Thus the researcher recommended promoting local resource mobilization to reduce dependence on foreign fund based on the study findings



Local NGOs, Resource mobilization