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.
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.
Our mission is to ensure gender equity by promoting sustainable social development.
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:
and health and well-being.
The foundation has three major initiatives:
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;
the Micro Grant Program which awards small grants to help support the humanitarian efforts of women;
and Operation Santa Clau, providing clothes, books, and toys to families in need on the Island of San Andres, Colombia.
Advocacy & Human Rights
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.