NGO Terms

This is sometimes required to find different terms of NGOs for development practitioners. In this page, we have started giving some of those which will be updated gradually.

 AIP: Agro-Inputs Project
 AOP: Annual Operation Plan
 ASRH: Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health
 ASST: Adolescent Skills for Successful Transition

 BCC: Behavior Change Communication
 BoP: Base of the Pyramid

 CBO: Community Based Organization
 CFP: Call for Proposals
 CFRP: Climate Finance Readiness Programme
CN: Concept Note
CNPs: Community Nutrition Promotors
 COB: Close of Business
 CPF: Country Programming Framework
 CPP: Cyclone Preparedness Programme
CRM: Complaint Response Mechanism
 CSO: Civil Society Organization
 CWC: Community WaSH Committee

● DIC: Drop in Centre
 DIP: Detail Implementation Plan
 DRR: Disaster Risk Reduction
 DRCP: Disaster Response Contingency Plan
 DTW: Deep Tube-Well
 DM: Disaster Management

 EOI: Expression of Interest
 EPRP: Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan
 ERM: Enterprise Resource Management
● ERT: Emergency Response Team

● FAQ: Frequently Asked Question
 FGD: Focus Group Discussion
FOA: Funding Opportunity Announcement
FOI: Freedom of Information
FSL & DRR: Food Security & Livelihoods
 FY: Fiscal Year

 GCF: Green Climate Fund
 GIS: Geographical Information System
 GO: Government Organization
 GoB: Government of Bangladesh

 HAP: Humanitarian Accountability Partnership
 HRBA: Human Rights Based Approach
 HCFS: Health Care Financing Strategy
 HFG: Health Finance and Governance
 HHs: Households

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IBT: Industry Based Training
IEC: Information, Education and Communication
IGA: Income Generating Activities
 INCA: Improving Nutrition through Community-based Approaches
 INGO: International NGO
 IRs: Intermediate Results
 ISC: Industry Skills Councils
 ISCG: Inter-Sector Coordination Group

 JNA: Joint Needs Assessment

  KM: Knowledge Management

 LGI: Local Government Institution
LOI: Letter of Intent
LSPs: Local Service Providers
LVCD: Local Value Chain Development

M&E: Monitoring and Evaluation
MEAL: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
MEL: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
MER: Monitoring, Evaluation & Research
MHCP: Mental Health & Care Practices
 MHPSS: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
 MOU: Memorandum of Understanding
● MSEs: Micro and Small Enterprises
● MTDC: Modified Total Direct Costs

NAWG: Needs Assessment Working Group
NFIS: National Financial Inclusion Strategy
NGO: Non-Government Organization
NICRA: Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement
NOFO: Notice of Funding Opportunity

ODF: Open Deification Free

P2P: People-to-People
PAC: Policy Advisory Committee
PEARL: Program Evidence, Advocacy, Research & Learning
PIO: Public International Organization
PIP: Project Implementation Plan
PLWD: Peoples Living with Disabilities
PME: Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
● PNGO: Partner NGO
PP: Project Proposal
PRA: Participatory rural appraisal
PTPs: Private Training Providers
PWC: Policy Working Committee
PWD: Peoples with Disabilities
PLWD: Peoples Living with Disabilities

QMS: Quality Management System

R4D: Results for Development
RFP: Request for Proposal
RFQ: Request for Quotes
RFA: Request for Applications
RNA: Rapid Needs Assessment
RRAP: Risk Reduction Action Plan

● SBCC: Social and Behavioral Change Communication
● SOP: Standard of Procedure
● SoPs: Standard Operating Procedures
● SMC: School Management Committee
● SMEs: Small and medium-sized enterprises
● SMT: Senior Management Team
SRHR: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
SRT: Search and Rescue Team
SUN: Sculling Up Nutrition

● TA: Technical Assistance
● TA: Technical Approach
 TBD: To Be Determined
 TCSP: Training Consultancy Service Providers
 THINC: Theories and Indicators of Change
 TNA: Training Need Assessment
 TOC: Theory of Change
 TOR: Terms of Reference
● TOT: Training of Trainers
● TP: Technical Program
● TRG: Training Resources Group

UDMC: Union Disaster Management Committee
UHC: Universal Health Coverage
UMNs: Undocumented Myanmar Nationals

● VAW: Violence Against Women
VDC Village Development Committee
VDMC: Village Disaster Management Committee
VGD: Vulnerable Group Development
VGF: Vulnerable Group Feeding

WaSH: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
WatSan: Water and Sanitation
WDMC: Ward Disaster Management committee
WinS: WaSH in School

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