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Write grant proposals for two projects

Hope Foundation

29 Nov 2018 This opportunity is no longer available Share
29 Nov 2018 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
We are looking for online volunteers to support our small team in securing the funding of our projects by writing grant proposals and providing support materials. To develop their proposals, volunteers will need to first familiarize themselves with our projects, goals and financial needs. We have two main projects in focus: Sports and development (empowering communities through sport) and Rising Education (to finish the construction of our education center in Bertoua, Cameroon). Volunteers should look into potential funding sources for these projects. After composing all the needed information, volunteers shall compose appropriate grant proposals. However, volunteers will not be asked to submit proposals on behalf of the organization. The tasks do not end here: it is crucial to keep track of all applications afterwards, provide additional information if a grant-making organization is in need of any. Certification of voluntary work will be provided.
Project development and management
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
Our goal is to present our projects to various grants and corporate fundings to sponsor our activities and programs for 2019. Our main thematic focuses for this year are health education, sports (Malarathon, Football4Life), and Rising Education (more information can be found on our website: Having experience in these fields is an advantage, but having a passion towards our projects is a must! Our aim is to renew our applications and look into potential new funding sources.
Volunteers: 3 needed
1-5 hours per week / 12 weeks
Applicants should have experience as nonprofit grant writers, a bachelor's degree in communications, English, professional writing or a similar major. Alternatively, applicants should have already worked with NGOs on one and more grant writing projects in the past, thus acquired outstanding grammar and research skills. Volunteers should also be ready to meet specific deadlines and work independently towards them. Please provide us with your CV and relevant experience.

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