Presentation of the Philippine NGO Leadership Competencies

Dear AF Members,

Greetings of peace!

The Association of Foundations (AF) has been working on a leadership program aimed at addressing leadership transition issues in the NGO sector. This commenced with a study conducted earlier this year and the results of which we presented in the AF General Assembly last May. As a follow-through, we have conducted workshops and consultations that led to the identification of a set of competencies that NGO leaders should have.

In this regard, we are pleased to invite you to join us in the Presentation of the Philippine NGO Leadership Competencies to be held on 28 November 2018, 1:30-4:00 pm at the GRF Training Center, 11th Floor, Aurora Tower, Aurora Boulevard, Cubao, Quezon City.

Here are some of the reasons why you should know the set of competencies:

  1. It will answer our questions on NGO leadership. What makes me qualified to lead my NGO? What values, what skills, what more should I learn to be more effective? For the first time, there is a clear answer to these questions.
  2. It will be useful in your own staff development plan. Someday, someone takes over after us. How will we choose them? How do we prepare them?
  3. It may serve as a guide in evaluating the performance of your management and supervisory team. Something seems wrong somewhere but you cannot pinpoint which. The competencies will help you identify the red flags.

The Philippine NGO Leadership Competencies is a milestone in our effort to build a stronger NGO leadership to make us effective in the work that we do and bring us closer to our goal of professionalizing development work.

We look forward to having your Executive Officer, Senior Manager, Director, or HR Manager join us in this event. There is no registration fee but we request confirmation of attendance by filling-out the Reply Form (click to download: Reply_Form_Leadership-Competencies) and sending it back to us by email at Registration is extended to Wednesday, November 21.

Thank you very much.


Norman Jiao

Executive Director