Social Impact Project for Fundraising/Partnership Expert to Support a Non-Profit

How This Works

In the MovingWorlds Institute Global Fellowship, you will learn how to advance your for-good career while getting hands on experience on projects like this one.

Project Description and Impact

About NELIS and OMLA

The Next Leaders’ Initiative for Sustainability, or NELIS, is a local-to-global community platform of over 1,200 on-the-ground sustainability practitioners and stakeholders representing 60+ countries, connected to pave the way towards a sustainable future. NELIS was created out of the urgent need in the world for “next-generation leadership,” which integrates social and environmental considerations into decision-making regardless of whether we are talking about agriculture, business, urban planning, politics, education, health, or other sectors of society. NELIS argues that only by linking a new generation of sustainability practitioners across the world in a collaborative network will humanity be able to shift towards a more humane and ecologically sound model of social and economic development, encouraging youth to make decisions and act on the basis of sustainability. 

Our pilot cohort, One Million Leaders Africa 2022, is a pan-African fellowship and the first OML cohort designed to help raise a new pan-African generation of high-impact leadership, for and founded by young Africans who are passionate about sustainability and African communities. Our project aims to address one of the biggest challenges to sustainable high-impact leadership in sub-Saharan Africa- accountability in its many forms. To address this, countries need a new generation of Young African Leaders, as they have a key role to play in accelerating the successful implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. 

So far, the OMLA Secretariat has recruited and selected 20 fellows from across sub-Saharan Africa. By the end of the fellowship year, we are expecting to have raised 6,020 future pan-African leaders of sustainable development, hoping to increase the number of fellowship and community project participants every year depending on our pilot outcomes. 


Learning Opportunity

By participating in the MovingWorlds Institute, you will first learn social impact frameworks and human-centered design before putting your existing skills and new knowledge to action.In addition, this organization will expose you to new things, like:

  • Work with OMLA Secretariat and development team to research and identify prospective partnership opportunities, sustain ongoing relationships, and secure grants for both operational and program support

  • Privilege to other opportunities from the organization. E.g. scholarships, grant opportunities, etc.

  • Develop, manage, and sustain a portfolio of foundation and government partnerships in collaboration with OMLA’s

  • Collaborate with NELIS, OMLA Secretariat, and OMLA’s development team to gather information and data about accomplishments, challenges, and progress relevant to the development of funding prospects and reporting to current supporters 

  • Track and manage the receipt and acknowledgment of foundation and government gifts 

  • Participate in the planning of fundraising events 



This project accepts virtual experteers.

About the Hosting Organization

NELIS One Million Leaders Africa is a Non-profit working on Non-Profit.