Third Sector Development Solutions (TSDS)
Third Sector Development Solutions (TSDS) is a Nigerian consultancy platform created in September 2013(with operations beginning in 2014) to provide capacity building and project support services to organizations in the third sector working on socio-economic, socio-cultural and Edutainment development projects. The third sector is also sometimes referred to as the social sector or not-for-profit sector.
Mission: Third Sector Development Solutions aims to contribute to the growth and long-term sustainability of the Third Sector in Nigeria by supporting Not-for-profit Organizations, Social Enterprises, Think Tanks, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives and other platforms committed to the successful implementation of Social Impact Investment projects in Nigeria. We do this by providing information and transferring skills that are vital to the growth of any organization working in the third sector. Our services include:
Our services include:
· Proposal writing for Donor Funding
· Training workshops on grant writing
· Alternative methods of fundraising
· Project Design, Planning and Implementation Strategies
· Social Science Research and Analysis
· Report and Academic Writing/Editing Assistance for students, academics and organizations
Whether you are an established or aspiring social entrepreneur TSDS will partner with you to bring your project to fruition through the services we offer. TSDS works with clients to assess their needs before suggesting solutions. Where possible, TSDS collaborates with other experts working on International Development issues to achieve a client’s goal.
TSDS was created by Linda Bembatoum, an International Development Consultant with fourteen years work experience in the third sector in the United States and Nigeria combined. She created the platform to promote and encourage the use of best practices, professionalism and growth in the third sector while discouraging Ad hoc and ineffective management styles.