Supporting Greater Performance

CBSG Profile


our mission is to strengthen capacities of individuals and institutions through promoting value based changes, developing methodological and professional competencies, and fostering learning in order to be more effective and efficient in accomplishing their goals.



CBSG takes the Organisational Development and Change Management approach to institutional development and capacity building. It pursues a planned and long-term process of organisational strengthening. Our approach is based on appreciative methodologies and very much customized for toneeds of the client organisation. Transfer of skills is built into our approach. We accompany the organisation in the planning and implementation of capacity building and provide follow up support throughout the process. Our service includes: Organisational review and capacity assessment, strategic planning, leadership development, team building, systems development including HRM, M&E, and Financial Policy etc.


CBSG has strong competencies of applied research in a range of program areas including health, livelihood development, human rights, governance, organizational strengthening, social development and awareness building. Results of our survey and research are used to design development projects, form policies and assess impacts. We conduct baseline survey, impact study, perception survey, organization survey, service utilization survey, KAP survey etc for development programs and organizations. We use cutting edge research methodologies including sample survey, complete enumeration, PRA, FGD and appreciative enquiry, and apply social and statistical tools.


CBSG has developed hands on expertise in pro-poor urban services program design integrating urban governance. It worked with the leading urban development program including UPPR, UGIIP for technical assistance in urban poverty analysis, town analysis, pro-poor service delivery, citizen report card, and municipal governance. CBSG is involved with the likes of ADB, UNDP, LGED and international agencies in design, benefit monitoring and impact evaluation of public sector pro-poor urban program. Municipal governance has been our key interest area in urban development.


CBSG considers professional development as an integral part of organizational strengthening. Our focus is on the development of mid and senior level professional to improve performance and foster change. We deliver hands on, competency based and customized training program on a range of managerial issues including leadership, operational management, strategic management etc. It encourages the organisation to training the whole system rather than few individuals to make lasting impact.


CBSG brings hands on expertise to the services of NGOs and donors in project cycle management. It brings result-based management tools and methodologies in the planning and performance tracking of development programmes. We provide support to project design and develop performance tracking tools for effective project/programme management. It also provides professional support to NGOs and donors for appraisal and review of development project.


CBSG operates in a slim structure with highly specialized staff members who are complemented by a network professional. Our professional staff has specialization in the area of Institutional Development, Research, Survey & Studies, Training and Facilitation, Project Cycle Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Gender etc.


  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)
  • Chemonics International, USA
  • DFID - UK
  • UN System Organizations (UNICEF, UNHCR, UNDP)
  • ILO
  • Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC)
  • DANIDA/ Danish Embassy
  • NORAD/Norwegian Embassy
  • Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • Water and Sanitation for Urban Poor (WSUP, UK)
  • Dhaka WASA
  • Local Government Engineering Division (LGED, GoB)
  • CARE Bangladesh
  • Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF)

Current Assignments and Events

  • August - November 2018

    Contract with Chemonics International Inc., USAID

    Conduct Satellite Spot Assessment of Smiling Sun Network.

  • May - August 2018

    Contract with Ecorys, UK

    Conduct impact assessment survey for Sharique project.

  • May - September 2018

    Contract with Start Fund Bangladesh(SFB)

    Conduct nationwide CSO mapping for emergency response.

  • January - March 2018

    Contract with Nutrition International (NI), Canada

    Conducting 6 Policy Dialogue Workshop on Salt Iodization at District level.

  • January 2018 - December 2019

    Contract with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

    Third Party Monitoring and Periodical Surveys for Sharique Phase-IV Program.

  • May - September 2017

    Contract with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

    Baseline Study of Sharique Phase-IV Project.

  • May - August 2017

    Contract with Pathfinder International, USA

    Capacity Assesment of 24 SH-NGOs.

  • April - September 2017

    Contract with ICF, USA

    FBS Users' Experience Study of Facebook Inc.,USA.

  • April 2017 - September 2017

    Contract with FNV, Netherland

    Household Survey on Livelihood Situation of family Garment's Workers.

  • February - March 2017

    Contract with Micronutrents Initiatives

    Policy Dialogue Workshop on Universsal Salt Iodization 6 Districts.

  • January - March 2017

    Contract with Stiching Simavi (Erasmus University, Rotterdam), The Netherlands

    Baseline Survey at Netrokona District.

  • November 2016 - December 2017

    Contract with ICT Division, MPTIT

    Professional Outsourcing Training and employment service.

  • August-December 2016

    Contract with Maxwell Stamps/UkAid

    Endline Perception Study of Community Legal Services (CLS) Programme

  • July 2016 - December 2017

    Contract With FNV Netherland

    Contract With FNV Netherland. Conduct Study On Precarious Workers in all Five GUFs.

  • March - July 2016

    Contract with Fred HollowsFoundation

    (KAP) Survey and Gender Analysis in Barisal Division for SiB Project of Standard Chartered Bank

  • February - May 2016

    Contract with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

    Satisfaction Assessment of SDC's local governance project Sharique III

  • January - September 2016

    Contract with SOMO Netherlands

    Study on adult wages in the export-oriented garment industry and the relation with child labour and education

  • January - February 2016

    Contract with RTI International

    Mapping of Capacity Building Instituions in Bangladesh under USAID's Asia Support Services for Local Solutions

  • December 2015 - February 2016

    Contract with Development Alternatives Incorporated, USA

    Performance Management System Implementation, and conduct a Salary Survey

  • November - December 2014

    Contract with American Solidarity Center

    Evaluation of RMG sector project of US Department of State - DRL project

  • April 2014 - June 2017

    Contract with Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI)

    Capacity Assessment and Capacity Buildning planning of USAID's Agricultral Value Chain (AVC) Project partners

  • April - June 2014

    Contract with IndustriALL Regional Office, Delhi

    Mapping on organizing RMG workers in Bangladesh (Dhaka city and surroundings)

  • March 2014 - June 2017

    Contract with Agro-inputs project, CNFA/USAID

    Organizational Capacity Assessment and Capacity Development of USAID supported Agro Inputs Project (AIP)

  • November 2013 - June 2017

    Contract with Winrock International under CREL/USAID

    Organizational Capacity Assessment for 18 potential partner NGOs of CREL project

  • Septemeber 2013 - February 2014

    Contract with SDF for World Bank Project

    Capacity Building of Nuton Jibon Project Staff - Strategic Capacity development plan plan, Staff skill development etc.

  • July - November 2013

    Contract with JICA Project Team rep by PADECO Co. Ltd.

    Action Research for Collaboration Between CBO and Comilla City Corporation

  • July - December 2013

    Contract with MDF Netherlands

    FNV Mondiaal Baseline 2013. International studies - Bangladesh with Peru, South Africa and Zimbabwe

  • June - October 2013

    Contract with Maxwell Stamps Ltd.

    Baseline Perception Survey of DfID supported Community Legal Service (CLS) Project

  • April 2012 - January 2013

    Contract with Chemonics Inc, USA

    Capacity Strengthening of 26 SSFP network NGOs

  • July 2009 - March 2014

    Contract with Aga Khan Foundation/CIDA

    Organizational Development of four civil society organizations

How We Serve

Organizational Development

CBSG takes the Organizational Development and Change Management approach to institutional capacity building....

Research & Survey

Research and survey are very effective tools as well as approaches to planning and evaluation. The result can...

Training & Facilitation

Training & Facilitation CBSG considers professional development an integral part of organizational capacity strengthening. It...

Project Cycle Management

CBSG brings hands on expertise to the services of NGOs and donors to assist them in the effective use of...

Event Management

Event Management For CBSG, Event Management is a process for delivering assignments. workshops, training,...


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Our Major Clients