Building Resilience

Summary and Goals

IGNITE is ACS’ signature leadership development program.

IGNITE will focus on Building Resilience in the following key areas:

  1. Leveraging AI and current technologies
  2. Finding new avenues for fundraising
  3. ESG & SDGs

Through thematic seminars, consultation workshops, and by deploying practical tools, IGNITE equips C-suite NGO leaders, Board Directors, and future leaders with the knowledge and the practical toolkit to build and maintain the necessary resilience in different aspects of an NGO. With peer learning and shared experiences from a network of fellow NGO leaders and other Igniters, NGO leaders are supported to be effective changemakers even in challenging environments.

Each seminar (and its follow-on Consultation Workshop) will focus on different aspects, and you are strongly encouraged to attend all the sessions in order to reap maximum benefit from this series of seminars. Attendance at the relevant seminar is required in order to apply to attend the follow-on consultation workshop.

Target Audience: NGO C-suite leaders & Board Directors


Seminar – 3 hours (per quarter)

  • 14 Mar 2024 (Thu)
  • 13 Jun 2024 (Thu)
  • 3 Sep 2024 (Thu)
  • 7 Nov 2024 (Thu)

Consultation – 1.5 hours (per quarter)

  • 11 Apr 2024 (Thu)
  • 11 Jul 2024 (Thu)
  • 10 Oct 2024 (Thu)
  • 5 Dec 2024 (Thu)

Online Resource Hub (Self-paced)




For NGOs

  1. Learn from experts and peers about building business resilience, innovative management models, and trends for NGOs.
  2. Network with peers and explore collaboration opportunities with fellow NGO leaders.
  3. Obtain deep-dive consultations from subject matter experts.
  4. Access resources and tool-kits to support continued learning and application.

For Volunteers

  1. Make a difference by leveraging your expertise
  2. Enhance your personal and professional growth
  3. Build valuable connections with like-minded individuals

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