The World Movement for Democracy and the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) would like to express their deep appreciation to the hundreds of civil society organizations from many different parts of the world who have participated in the Defending Civil Society project and related activities since 2007, including the recent survey and regional consultations. Their knowledge, insightful contributions, and materials have served as a basis for developing the content of the Toolkit. Finally, the World Movement for Democracy and ICNL would like to thank the following donors for their generous support for the production of this Defending Civil Society Toolkit:

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency:

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT):