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Webinar: Building a sustainable project legacy and leaving a positive impact

30 April 2020, 11:00 AM
Online and Location TBC
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This short webinar with Ian Gray helped participants understand why planning for project sustainability is so important. It also covered solutions to commonly encountered problems when projects start thinking about the positive legacy they want to leave.

Topic: Sustainable project design, implementation and follow-up

Time: 12:00-13:00

Date: Thursday 30 April

Who is it for: this webinar is useful for organisations who are coming to the end of a project lifecycle, or those looking to design new projects with sustainability at their core. It is particularly useful for Scottish Government international development small grantees as they come to the end of their current funding windows or those with new grant awards.

Speaker: Ian Gray, Gray Dot Catalyst

What the webinar’s learning objectives:

  1. Understand why building a sustainable approach to projects is important
  2. Identify the different aspects of sustainability and how they relate to your project
  3. Understand the process of how to plan, implement and follow up an international development project that has sustainability at its core
  4. Identify how different tools can be used in practice to improve project sustainability
  5. Draw from examples of how sustainability can be embedded effectively within projects
  6. Identify solutions to common problems that arise when small organisations are thinking about sustainability

About the speaker:

Ian Gray is Founder and Director of Gray Dot Catalyst which works with businesses, third sector organisations and donors, advising them on strategy, innovation and partnering. Recent clients include the DFID, UNHCR, BOND, War Child and NESTA. Ian has 20 years’ experience in the sector working in both large and small NGOs. He is Chair of the Board of Trustees for the charity Toybox and is a Non-Exec Director of the Partnership Brokers Association.

Please find below a copy of the PowerPoint slides from the webinar and a recording of the webinar can be watched on our Youtube channel.

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