About

NGO Platform Bonaire helps the NGOs achieve their goals by giving information, support, advice, practical help and workshops. By joining forces, one can save time, money and effort, so that NGOs can focus on their main tasks. 
NGO Platform has over 130 member-organizations and together they all work hard to improve the welfare of Bonaire! Below an overview of our activities.

Information

Foundations, associations and volunteers can come to the NGO office for information about:

  • Setting up a foundation

  • Setting up projects

  • Organizing activities

  • Apply for a grant

Volunteer center

NGO Platform also acts as volunteer center for Bonaire:

  • Bringing supply and demand together

  • Supporting volunteers

  • Promotion volunteer work

  • Supporting NGOs with acquisition, selection and drafting policy

  • Trainings and workshops for NGOs and volunteers   

Support

NGO Platform provides substantive support to NGOs with:

  • Working out project plans

  • Writing grant applications

  • Drawing up budgets

  • Support with project administration

  • Writing a year plan, work plan or annual report

  • Support with promotion, media plan or graphic design

Practical help

For NGOs without their own office there is practical help:

  • Copying, printing, scanning

  • Hiring conference room and/or beamer

  • Flexible workplace

Meetings

Workshops
A few times a year NGO Platform organizes workshops for NGOs with various topics, such as writing a solid project plan, applying grants or social media.

 

Collaboration
NGO Platform stimulates collaboration between organizations by bringing parties together, exchanging ideas and organizing meetings.

 

Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have the HEART! 
Elizabeth Andrew

Our mission

Our mission is to support and empower local NGO's for them to continue to enable the Bonairean community to build a brighter tomorrow.

Our mission is also to stimulate cooperation among the local NGO's.

Our vision

Volunteering is the best way to effectively give back to our society. For this reason our vision is for every Bonairean inhabitants to be a volunteer for at least one hour per week.