Who we are
Afrikindness is a non-profit, public-benefit organisation. Our primary aim is to foster positive racial identity development, advancing racial harmony, and promoting acts of kindness amongst children and young adults, to make a positive impact in their communities. Afrikindness has a clear purpose focused on advancing education and the social and character development of children and young people, particularly those who have been racially marginalized and socially and culturally excluded.
The Fundraising manager will work with the CEO and Board of Trustees and be responsible for seeking new partnerships, maintaining existing partnerships and developing new organizations to work with. You will be involved in planning events, engaging in outreach efforts, and raising awareness of our mission to increase our reach globally. You will increase individual and group contributions by building relationships and exploring new fundraising opportunities. You will take a leading role in liaising with partners to develop the connections and the opportunities they present, helping us to develop as an organization towards reaching our financial goals. This will also involve approaching businesses, local authorities, global organisations, and individuals to encourage donations; researching grant-making organisations, writing grants & applying for funding; organising and helping with fundraising activities such as sponsored or promotional events. The role will appeal to candidates who like an intellectual and creative challenge, who identify with causes addressing children’s mental crises, racial diversity in education, and as well as promoting kindness in schools. It will require someone who wants to play an active role in major societal and global change.
It is the perfect opportunity for a volunteer who is enthusiastic and enjoys researching and creating new connections and developing corporate and global partnerships through creating invitations and communications.
Capacity, Commitment, and Connections are key for this role.
Crafting Persuasive Bid Proposals
Researching and Identifying Funding Opportunities
Building Relationships and Networking – Global connections
Creative Fundraising Initiatives/strategy to increase funding
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