Grants and Fundraising Experteer

Support Poverty Alleviation in Asembo, Kenya


Skills: 
Crowdfunding, Event Planning, Fundraising, Nonprofit Operations, Online Marketing
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
4 weeks to 12 months
Must Speak: 
English
Helpful if Speaks: 
Swahili
Benefits: 
Accommodations, Learning Opportunity

We think this is a meaningful project for the experienced grant writing professional to support poverty alleviation in Kisumu, Kenya in exchange for free housing and meals.

Opportunity Details


PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT

We are a growing organization and we work for the community development, promotion of better opportunities, improving standards of living and provide assistance to the social sector. That is supporting our girl child education scholarship program, women socioeconomic program, youth empowerment program, people living with disabilities orphans and vulnerable children. As noted, there are so many activities that the project aims to address that meeting all of them, given the limited resources from the local community and well wishers, may not be possible. With any support geared towards our organization, means that we shall fulfill and meet our objectives effectively. An community empowered by education becomes effective in terms of poverty alleviation.

DELIVERABLES

The Grants and Fundraising Experteer will be responsible for our organization's grants and fundraising programme.

This could include developing corporate partnerships, coordinating direct mail campaigns, organizing fundraising events and appeals, and sourcing grant income from trusts, foundations and other statutory bodies.

Activities:

Researching and approaching trusts, other bodies that could potentially make grants to the organization Writing and presenting proposals.

Managing the grant application process and ensuring that reporting is tracked and meets donors' expectations

Developing relationships with major donors, identifying new potential major donors and nurturing relationships Attending relevant fundraising forums.

Communicating with the public: online, via the media, through direct mail etc.

Working with our partners to conceptualize new project  concepts and write proposals to secure funding from diverse private sources.

NEEDED SKILLS:

  • Crowdfunding
  • Event Planning
  • Fundraising
  • Nonprofit Operations
  • Online Marketing

NEEDED LANGUAGES:

  • English

ADDITIONAL USEFUL LANGUAGES:

  • Swahili

We Provide These Local Benefits


ACCOMMODATION

We have a hut which can accommodate up to 10 people, there is power, water, beddings and clean sanitation

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

We are a growing organization and works for the community development, promotion of better opportunities, improving standards of living and provides assistance to the social sector.

  • Volunteers will help the community to provide customized solutions keeping in view of the community needs and to develop mutually beneficial relationships to foster Education, Culture, Tourism and international exchange of ideas.
  • Volunteers will also gain experience in variety of fields including; social work, children and youth development, HIV/AIDS awareness and sports development
  • This will be an opportunity to have a taste of real Luo/African delicacies.
  • Staying within our community, will give volunteers an ample opportunity to learn and experience way of life and cultural practices.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

  • Since our organization is just a few Kilometers away from former USA President Barack Obama ancestral home, we will arrange for a free visit and have a walk in Obama's village.This would be a great opportunity of its kind.
  • We can offer local tourist guide and free leisure activities and traditional stories, cultures and entertainment.
  • Visit Museums, Parks, Historic places such as Kit Mikayi, and boat rides.
  • Kisumu is a Lakeside City with a lot of leisure activities.

Note: Depending on the Experteers interests and specific project details we may ask that the Experteer cover some of their own in-country transportation costs

VIRTUAL

This opportunity accepts applications for virtual experteers.

Questions & Answers About this Opportunity


Currently accepting applications

Apply as soon as possible

Organization


Industry: Non-Profit

Mission: Poverty Alleviation

Size: Startup: 2 - 5 persons

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