Manager - Donor Engagement

Posted By: Dhwani Foundation


Middle Mgt (Regional/ Zonal Manager, AVP, State /Regional Head)

Sales & Business Development

Think Tanks

Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

Understand the purpose of our NGO's existence, and in-depth knowledge of our

overall goals, objectives, values, policies, and programmes.

Evangelize OD and small, medium & rural NGOs.

Raise funds for DF programs and for DF’s partners.

Market and enroll clients into DF’s Donor engagement programme.


Understand the purpose of DF’s existence, and in-depth knowledge of our overall

goals, objectives, values, policies and programs.

Research the sector from a fund-raising perspective and build partners and channels.

Research potential donors and understand their policies and fitment.

Work with our Leadership team to finetune & execute a fundraising strategy.

Create and maintain a database of donors and establish contact including face to face

meetings with key personnel in their organizations.

Identify opportunities for grants from donors and create proposals for submission to


Find ways to identify potential donors for our partner NGOs.

Identify and evangelize our Donor engagement program, enroll clients.

Maintain regular communication with donors, build relationships & document


Manage all pre grant and post grant engagements to maximize relationships.

Eligibility Criteria


At least 2 to 5 years in Donor-facing roles for Organizational Development.

Experience in Fundraising for NGOs will be an added advantage.

Skills & Knowledge:

Must have:

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a reputed University/Institution.

Fundraising for the Social sector

Good presentation, negotiation, and relationship management skills

Comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite


Master’s degree (MBA) in Marketing or equivalent is an advantage

Target driven high-performer with a history of meeting/exceeding targets

Exposure to different Languages including English Hindi and Tamil

Desired Candidate Profile

Others - Others

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Dhwani Foundation
  • About Organization:Dhwani Foundation is a Bengaluru-based registered trust. Its primary objective is to improve productivity & efficacy in the social sector, through organizational development programmes, technology enablers, system & process improvement and sectoral strengthening. Log on to for more details. Currently, the foundation's work is spread in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, North-East and other parts of the country, supporting close to 1500 grassroots NGOs through various initiatives. Dhwani foundation also works with the Government, Donors, NGO Federations, Academia and other stakeholders to promote a vibrant and credible social sector. Dhwani foundation is a team of 30 members from diverse fields who bring in interesting dimensions to the work.