Mentoring Indigenous Non-profits Training Program (MINT) is DARC’s training program, designed with the aim of strengthening the structure and programs of non-profit organizations.


Development Alternatives & Resource Center’s (DARC) capacity building activities in organizational development include workshops in fundraising, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation, program strategy development amongst others.  DARC’s training modules cover the following topics; Fundraising; Budgeting; Proposal Writing; Monitoring and Evaluation; Governance/Leadership and Communication/writing skills.


DARC assesses capacity strengthening needs, current management practices to develop and implement interventions, including trainings.  DARC’s organizational assessment is a five step process that ends with a customized training curriculum to address capacity needs of the organization.

Training Courses:

  • Project Design and Implementation

  • Fundraising

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Financial Management & Budgeting

  • Non-profit Governance

  • Advocacy and Communicating for Impact

  • Strategic Planning

  • Information Technology in project management

  • Project Impact assessment

  • Internal and external financial controls

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Community Mobilization

  • Proposal writing workshop

  • Diversification of Funding Base

  • Project Cycle Management

  • Developing a Business Plan

  • Process Mapping