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Volunteer Virtual Fundraising Officer

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Mercedes Parra Foundation

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  • 3 people are interested
Women United

About Us:

The Mercedes Parra Foundation for Women and Girls provides programs and services aimed at ensuring gender equity by promoting sustainable social development through training, consultancy, and direct support of individual women, groups and organizations.

We provide programs and services that target the five dimensions of female empowerment and opportunity:

1. Economic participation
2. Economic opportunity
3. Political empowerment
4. Educational attainment
5. Health and well-being

Virtual Fundraising Officer:

The Mercedes Parra Foundation for Women and Girls is currently looking for a volunteer to serve as our Virtual Fundraising Officer to assist us in raising awareness about and secure funds for our work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take initiative to build relationships with potential funders including individual community donors.
  • Search and research potential donors and foundations to identify and evaluate potential funding sources.
  • Make initial contacts, and follow-through of securing available funding along with the coordination of all optional funding opportunities.
  • Build and maintain profitable, long-term fundraising relationships with current donors and potential donors.

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About Mercedes Parra Foundation

Location:

2421 Joe Gardner Road, Grifton, NC 28530, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to ensure gender equity by promoting sustainable social development.

Description

The Mercedes Parra Foundation (MPF), named in the honor of Mercedes Maria Parra Forbes, was established in 2010.

The foundation provides programs and services aimed at ensuring gender equity by promoting sustainable social development through training, consultancy, and direct support of individual women, groups and organizations.

MPF’s work targets five dimensions of female empowerment and opportunity:

  1. economic participation,
  2. economic opportunity,
  3. political empowerment,
  4. educational attainment,
  5. and health and well-being.

The foundation has three major initiatives:

  1. Agrofem, supporting female agriculturalists in developing countries to transition from subsistence to market-oriented farming by providing grants and interest-free loans, capacity building, and technical assistance;
  2. the Micro Grant Program which awards small grants to help support the humanitarian efforts of women;
  3. and Operation Santa Clau, providing clothes, books, and toys to families in need on the Island of San Andres, Colombia.

Advocacy & Human Rights
International
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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