Regional Directors Forum Focuses on Strengthening Partnership

Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) has played a critical role in facilitating increased capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) to engage with the Government and private sectors since its inception. This has been achieved through various platforms including quarterly and annual reflection meetings for CSOs, strategic meetings between CSOs and Members of Parliament as well


The highly anticipated Civil Society Week 2019 (CSO Week 2019) is scheduled to take place in Dodoma from November 4 to 8, 2019. The event is themed: “Progress through partnership: Collaboration as a driver for development in Tanzania.” The theme places great emphasis on partnerships. It proposes that for Tanzania to achieve its development vision

The Act of Giving: CSOs Blood Drive Provides the Gift of Life

The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) organized the #Giving Tuesday campaign CSOsBlood Drivethat took place on August 31, 2019 at Muhimbili National Hospital in collaboration with partner CSOs and community members in an initiative to donate blood for patients at the country’s fore-most referral hospital.     The Giving Tuesday campaign centered on blood donations

CSO Week 2019 Preparations Underway

The CSOs Week 2019 Organizing Committee met on 14th August, 2019, to discuss plans for the upcoming annual Civil Society Week to be held in Dodoma in November this year. Members of the committee in attendance included officials from Foundation for Civil Society (FCS), POLICY FORUM, WAJIBU Institute, TWAWEZA, SAVE THE CHILDREN, YUNA, Legal Services

Sign Language use in Justice Enforcement Agencies Supported

Permanent Secretary Calls for Sign Language Literacy among Police, Public Officials The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Major General Jacob Kingu has called for the adoption and use of sign language in justice enforcement and dispensing agencies to enhance communication between deaf people and the government agencies.   This was said during an

CSOs – Media Forum: Engaging for Greater Community Impact

CSOs, Media Urged to Strengthen their Relations Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) organised a CSOs – Media Forum which brought together Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) representatives and media practitioners to open dialogue for strengthening their relations. The forum also aimed at forging long term CSO and media engagement in collectively contributing towards achieving sustainable development

PWDs, Zanzibar CSOs Receive Grants Management Training

Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) organized grants management training specifically for civil society organisations (CSOs) implementing projects for the deaf people and for those based in Zanzibar. The Manage Your Grant (MYG) training was conducted to prepare the grantees to effectively and efficiently manage the grants provided by FCS and ensure their interventions impact the

CSOs Directors Forum Series to Enhance Public Accountability and Transparency

Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) in collaboration with WAJIBU Institute and NGO Network for Dodoma(NGONEDO) organized the Civil Society Organizations Directors Forum in the Capital City Dodoma to empower CSOs and development actors to raise public awareness on the released CAG report and develop engagement forums to reflect and discuss key issues from the document.

FCS supports Inclusion Interventions for Deaf People in Tanzania

  Issues TZS 200 Million grant for supporting and advocating rights of Deaf persons 15 CSOs to benefit from the grant Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) has issued grants worth TZS 200 million to 15 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) that support deaf people in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. The support will go in implementing projects