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African Resource Mobilization Webinar Series 

The series includes five virtual conversations on the Art & Science of Fundraising curated for Africa-based nonprofits / NGOs. Our aim is to provide organizations with practical strategies and tools for fundraising, through exclusive conversations with philanthropists, top African-led NGOs, and U.S. corporations and foundations. 

Participation is free, but registration through the weblinks is required. The weblinks provide additional information on each conversation, including guest speakers.   

Click the links below to view a recording of the conversation or to access a transcript of the webinar in English.

3rd March 2021
Creating High-Impact Relationships: How to Develop Partnerships with US Foundations & Philanthropists
Details about the topic.
Speakers:
Lisa Issroff, Co Founder & Executive Director of the Issroff Family Foundation 
Tatu Gatere, Co-Founder & CEO of Buildher
Click here for the recorded session.
Click here for a transcript of the conversation in English.

10th March 2021
Finding Alignment: How to Attract and Engage US Corporate Partners
Details about the topic.
Speakers:
Richard Brown, Vice President of Philanthropy at American Express
Simi Nwogugu, CEO of Junior Achievement Africa
Click here for the recorded session.

26th March 2021
Affinity-Based Partnerships: How to Attract and Engage African & Diaspora Donors
Details about the topic.
Speakers:
Dr. James Mwangi, Group Managing Director & CEO of Equity Group Holdings 
Bradford K. Smith, President of Candid
Click here for the recorded session.
For partner information and listing of free databases of grant directories, click here.

7th April 2021
Boost Your Impact: Leverage Honors and Recognitions to Enhance Your Brand and Fundraising 
Details about the topic.
Speakers:
Rebecca Musiitwa, Global Program Manager, Africa at the Obama Foundation
Jerry Odili, Founder & CEO at Tech ME
Rufaro Mudimu, CEO at Enke: Make Your Mark
Click here for the recorded session.
For a listing of fellowships, recognitions and awards to apply to, click here.

16th April 2021
How to Attract Non-Traditional Funders 
Details about the topic.
Speakers:
Bill Rodriguez, M.D., Managing Director at Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Gerald Abila, Founder & Executive Director at BarefootLaw
Click here for the recorded session.
For a list of non-traditional funding sources, click here.

This webinar series is organized in close collaboration with The International Social Impact Institute; and in partnership with Candid, CIVICUSEquity Group Holdings (EGHL), the Issroff Family Foundation (IFF), Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals (KAFP), Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO), and the Tristate Area Africa Funders Network.

In collaboration with the African Diaspora Network‘s 2021 African Diaspora Network Impact and Innovation Forums, KBFUS is organizing online conversations highlighting the work of African social entrepreneurs and individual philanthropists.

21st April 2021
Social Entrepreneurs’ Rapid Response to Crisis
Details about the topic.
Moderator: Atti Worku, Co-CEO of the African Visionary Fund
Speakers:
Wendo Aszed, Founder & Executive Director of Dandelion Africa 
Grâce Françoise Nibizi, Founder & Executive Director of
SaCodé
Derrick Hosea Opio, Founder & CEO of OneLamp
Click here for the recorded session.