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NGO Jobs in Kenya - KCDF

Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF) is Kenyan public foundation that supports community development initiatives throughout Kenya, through grantmaking and capacity development. Our areas of support cut across diverse issues that affect vulnerable and marginalized communities. 

The long term sustainability of the work of KCDF depends greatly in its ability to establish long term programme funding partnerships as well as get Kenyans to contribute financial and non financial resources (local philanthropy) towards the realization of our mission and vision. Visit for more information on the work of KCDF.

Consequently, we are seeking to fill TWO fundraising positions as follows:

1. Institutional Fundraising Coordinator
2. Corporate Fundraising Officer

Institutional Fundraising Coordinator

This position works very closely with the Programme Director in mobilizing institutional funding to support the mission and strategic goals of KCDF, specifically programme development funding. 

The holder of this position will be a key contributor to the growth of the programme funding portfolio; the day to day management of data and information of current and future donors to KCDF’s work; and donor relationship management in close consultation with the Programme Director. 

S/He must be able to accurately interpret KCDF’s strategic development goals and objectives, align them to the national development priorities and translate those ideas into resource mobilization opportunities. 

S/He must be proficient in proposal writing and a fast learner, able to work in a highly technical team. 

The ideal candidate must have at least five (5) years professional experience and a holder of a relevant degree from a recognized university. 

Further details of the roles and responsibilities can be found on the KCDF website:

Corporate Fundraising Officer

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the holder of the position will take a lead role in building local philanthropy among different target audiences in line with the objectives of the foundation which include growing local giving in Kenya. 

The qualified candidate will be responsible for developing a resource mobilization strategy with clear deliverables and targets for each target audiences, including individuals, companies, and diaspora based on the organization’s strategic plan. 

Other key tasks shall include working closely with the communication team in designing and implementing effective and diverse profile raising activities for KCDF’s work, which is key to successful local fundraising. 

The candidate shall also take lead in ensuring all fundraising events are effectively and efficiently organized and coordinated. 

This ideal candidate must therefore posses a minimum of five (5) years progressive experience in corporate fundraising, events planning and relationships management.

A detailed job description is available on

How to apply

Suitable candidates should visit the KCDF website to download additional information on the TWO vacant positions. Applications are welcome until Friday 15th of February, 2013. 

Application letter, Current CV and contacts of three referees should be sent ONLY by email and addressed to The Chief Executive Officer via 

The subject on the email should be clearly marked with the position you are seeking.

KCDF is an equal opportunity employer and only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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