Fundraising and Community Development

  • Improve community knowledge on important matters
  • Work with locals to ensure all programs will benefit the community long term
  • Spend time with locals and gain exciting knowledge and memories
  • Gain a unique opportunity to aid our community in developmental projects
  • Enhance the overall attitude of the community and increase the quality of life of locals


Fundraising and community building are noble tasks. If you are passionate about writing, this is a chance for you to prove yourself. This volunteering opportunity will let you gain knowledge and experience in writing proposals.

Your main tasks will be to write proposals to different agencies like UNDP, World Bank and UNODC. It will emphasize on getting foreign aid from foreign countries. This activity will help strengthen the education and various other sectors of our community. You will be able to work closely with different administrative members, youth, children and teachers. We provide a wide range of projects for the development of our community and our main goal is to make our community stronger. Through awareness and education we can accomplish our goals. This will help you gain knowledge about our future goals and our needs.

Grant and fundraising proposals have been crucial to receive funds from international donors. This has helped us conduct projects for our community. We have used the funds to raise our standards and make the community a better place to live in.

Volunteer Role and Responsibilities

  • Search potenrial websites to help identify grant opportunities and funders. This includes all levels of government, foundations, and corporate funders.
  • Collect information about private donor histories which demonstrates interest in causes such climate change, environmental protection, governance, and community empowerment (i.e., build donor profiles)
  • Interview local volunteers and clients to capture stories and quotes of mission delivery that can be used in proposals.
  • Compile the necessary information in standard templates
  • Draft grant proposals, LOIs and additional materials.
  • Assist with writing final proposals, impact reports and preparing stewardship materials.
  • Create and maintain a grant calendar to track proposals and report deadlines.
  • Assist to design and awareness materials such as posters, presentations and leaflets for social media and community empowerment programs

Volunteer Work Scheduel

Volunteers with the role of grant writer will follow a similar itinerary to the one below:

  • Saturday – arrival in Male international airport
  • Sunday – Orientation and island tour covering topics such as safety, culture, language, places to visit, behavior and food.
  • Monday-Sunday – Volunteer work: Writing proposals and carrying out meetings and presentations to support the community.
  • Breakfast – 7:30-9:00am
  • Lunch – 12:30pm (Saturday-Thursday) 1:30pm (Friday)
  • Working hours on placement – approx. 6 hours a day.
  • Dinner – 7:30pm
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