The NGO sector has an integral role in building liveable and healthy communities, and it is widely acknowledged that the sector makes a significant contribution to the social and economic wellbeing of communities and reducing economic and social disadvantage.
RDA Pilbara and the Pilbara Development Commission are working together to support the NGO sector deliver a high level, equitable human services to meet the demand of a rapidly growing population in the Pilbara.
To inform their work RDAP and PDC commissioned a map and gap analysis of the NGO sector in the Pilbara region to undertake a project mid 2012. The project aimed to provide an accurate and current assessment of the position of the NGO sector across the Pilbara and identify how it could be supported accordingly.
Project deliverables included a database of NGOs, services and programs delivered in the Pilbara in 2012 and a report of the Pilbara NGO map and gap project.