Write Grant proposals on climate change

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CAEPA - Community Agriculture and Environmental Protection Association

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CM Home-based; Cameroon

Application deadline 1 year ago: Saturday 13 Mar 2021 at 23:00 UTC

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CAEPA is looking for Online Volunteers with experience in grant proposal writing on climate change adaptation and mitigation. To this end CAEPA will identify potential donors and call for proposals and share them with the Online Volunteers. CAEPA will provide them with the background information they need to write the proposal. Online volunteers will review, restructure and rewrite the drafts provided by CAEPA. Online volunteers will complete this task by writing two standard winning proposals. They will work with the Director. Online volunteers won't be asked to submit fundraising requests or to engage in direct negotiations with donors. Communication will be done through email, skype or whatasapp

  • Writing and editing
  • Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

    Developing countries, especially Cameroon are going to bear the brunt of climate change and suffer most from its negative impacts. Climate change is increasing inter-annual rainfall variability and the frequency of extreme events, leading to accelerated rates of degradation of soil and water resources upon which communities depend for their livelihoods. These changes are threatening development advances such as the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Our organization strives to complement efforts made by international development partners and governments to combat climate change and its effects. However, to source funding from donor agencies has become very competitive. Hence, the need for strong, viable and winning project proposals to access the dwindling available funds from relevant donor agencies. That is where the services of the volunteers become indispensable. After the successful collaboration for this assignment, the online volunteers will be awarded certificates of appreciation, and their input shall be mentioned in relevant publications of the organization.

  • Volunteers: 2 needed

  • 6-10 hours per week / 12 weeks

    Fundraising experience and grant proposal writing experience, with a strong civil society and Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering more specifically in climate change and Resource Management, Renewable energy, excellent grant proposal writing skills. Strong communication skills, particularly in ICT/digital communication would be a plus. Candidates need to have access to the internet, e-mail, and social media contact to facilitate exchanges and communication.

  • Cameroon

  • English
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