FHI 360 is grateful for the funding from USAID (through the USAID Strengthening Civil Society Globally Leader Award and the USAID Africa Bureau) that made the development of the CVE Reference Guide for Local Organizations possible.  We would also like to thank the following civil society organizations for their contributions to this guide, including by volunteering their time to provide initial interviews, share resources and/or provide feedback on the test version of the online guide. 

ACT! in Kenya 

ATIL in Morocco 

Center for the Promotion of Human Rights and Development in Africa in Côte d’Ivoire 

Centre for Democracy and Development in Nigeria 

Georgian Center for Strategy and Development in Georgia 

Huria in Kenya 

IMPL Project in the Philippines 

iRise in Somalia 

Kakheti Regional Development Foundation in Georgia 

Manyatta Youth Entertainment in Kenya 

Regional Alliance for Fostering Youth in Maldives 

Sanad for Peacebuilding in Iraq 

Somali Youth Development Network in Somalia 

Wana Institute in Jordan 

West Africa Network for Peacebuilding in Mali 

Women Against Violent Extremism in Nigeria 


We would also like to thank the following international organizations for helping to inform the development of the guide through key informant interviews during the start-up phase. These organizations, and many others, also provided the publicly available resources that are referenced throughout the guide and stored in the Resource Library. 


Albany Associates 



Hedayah Center 

International Alert 


Peace Direct 

RESOLVE Network 

Royal United Services Institute 

Search for Common Ground 

The Prevention Project: Organizing Against Violent Extremism 

United States Institute of Peace 

World Learning