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Expression of Interest (EOI) for Development of Fundraising Strategy

This post was published on: May 9, 2024

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Job posted on 09 May, 2024Apply before 15 May, 2024Blind Youth Association Nepal

Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN) is a non-political, non-religious, not-for-profit Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) established by blind and partially sighted (BPS) youth in Nepal. It was founded in 2011, registered with the District Administration Office in Kathmandu in 2012, and affiliated with the Social Welfare Council of Nepal. It is the only organization established by BPS youth in Nepal. Currently, BYAN has more than 500 members, organized into 10 district chapters located in Jhapa, Morang, Bara, Kathmandu, Chitwan, Kaski, Rupandehi, Banke, Surkhet, and Kailali districts. Memberships and chapter expansion are ongoing. As a rights-based organization, BYAN intends to play a proactive role in formulating, amending, and implementing legal provisions related to youths with disabilities. It also focuses on organizing and capacity-building of youths with disabilities across the country. BYAN has strong networking and cooperation with different government and non-government stakeholders working in various domains of disability. Additionally, BYAN is a member of the National Federation of the Disabled-Nepal (NFDN), which serves as the umbrella organization for organizations of persons with disabilities (OPDs) in the country.


Expression of Interest for Development of Fundraising Strategy of BYAN.


Blind Youth Association is an organization established by the Blind and Partially Sighted Youth of Nepal. With the vision of ‘BPS people of Nepal enjoying dignified life in an inclusive society’ BYAN is currently working in the area of policy advocacy, education, employment disaster risk reduction, political participation and SRHR of persons with disabilities in general and BPS in particular.

Objective of the assignment:

The primary objective of a fundraising strategy is to ensure the financial sustainability and growth of the organization or project by securing adequate resources, diversifying funding sources, and expanding impact. It aims to build and nurture relationships with donors and stakeholders, enhance organizational capacity, promote innovation and adaptation, and ensure accountability and transparency in financial management.

Scope of Work:

The selected firm or individual will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Develop a fundraising strategy tailored for the Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN), an organization representing persons with disabilities.
  • Conduct comprehensive market analysis to identify potential funding sources including individual donors, corporate sponsorships, grants, local and national government support,  events, and strategic partnerships.
  • Design and effective develop fundraising campaigns and initiatives aligned with BYAN’s mission and goals, aiming to secure financial support for its programs and activities.
  • Provide capacity-building support to BYAN’s members and volunteers, enhancing their fundraising skills and knowledge.
  • Monitor fundraising activities, track progress towards goals, and evaluate the effectiveness of fundraising strategies and tactics and provide feedback and guidance.
  • Deliver reports on fundraising outcomes and impact, highlighting the contributions made towards BYAN’s mission and the empowerment of persons with disabilities.


  • Comprehensive Fundraising Strategy Document
  • Market Analysis Report
  • Campaign Materials (e.g., promotional materials, donation appeals, online fundraising platforms)
  • Donor Engagement Plan


Interested firms or individuals should possess the following qualifications:

  • Masters in any discipline, preferred in Statistics, Social Sciences, Public health, or related fields with more than 5 years of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing fundraising strategy for non-profit organizations, preferably in the field of social development, youth empowerment and disability inclusion.
  • Proficiency in conducting thorough market analysis to identify funding opportunities, donor profiles, and trends in philanthropy relevant to organizations serving persons with disabilities.
  • Strong strategic planning skills, with the ability to translate organizational goals and objectives into actionable fundraising plans and initiatives.
  • Familiarity with financial management practices, budgeting, and reporting requirements for nonprofit organizations, ensuring transparency and accountability in the use of funds.
  • Knowledge of disability rights issues, advocacy strategies, and the unique challenges faced by persons with disabilities, particularly in the context of fundraising and resource mobilization.

Date of call for EOI: 9th May, 2024

Deadline of submission for EOI: 15th May, 2024

Submission Instructions:

Interested and eligible individuals or organizations are invited to submit EOI in the following address, mentioning “Expression of Interest for Fundraising strategy of BYAN” in the subject line in the following Address: [email protected] CC to [email protected]. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for further discussions or presentations.

BYAN Promotes inclusion across gender, caste, ethnicity, Dalits and disability where the persons with disabilities and LGBTIQ+ are highly encouraged to apply.

BYAN reserves the right to select or not to select any of the applications. BYAN keeps safeguarding as a top priority so, any data or information collected during the task shall be kept confidential and shall not be disseminated without BYAN’s prior consent.