Understanding Civil Society Portals
Developed by: APC / Mark Surman
Type of resource: Zip archive of MS Word files
Target audience: General, Women
Cost: Free access
Based on findings from five in-depth case studies and quick reviews of dozens of sites, this document provides an overview of civil society portal approaches and practical tips for portal builders. It outlines common approaches and challenges that have emerged from recent CSO portal projects. It also offers a set of basic planning tools that will help organizations in the process of building or upgrading their sites. Case studies on ItrainOnline, UruguayTotal, Women'sNet, ChangeNet and Rabble.ca are included.