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Support in Donor Research and Proposal Writing

Port Moresby

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Port Moresby
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Grant writing
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

Morobe Development Foundation Inc. is a leading Community based Group base in Lae Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea who has the vision to help young people reach their full potential by utilizing their hidden talents in community development initiatives so they can realize their potentail and become a role model in the community. MDF was established to address a broader and more diverse range of objectives and work through the use of dance, music and drama, MDF’s primary aim is to ensure that women participate equally in decision making in any project undertaken, including projects related to Ending Violence against Women, and promoting Human Rights with a aim to support the Government and UN their Development Goals. MDF in collaboration with the United Nations Volunteering Program (UNVP) has also undertaken various scientific research studies related to the environment - forest cover loss, land use land cover change, the influence of various parameters on surface waters, and coastal shoreline turtle habitat loss. These projects included the participation of various experts and researchers from diverse fields across various countries across the globe - ranging from marine biology, biodiversity conservation, PNG community management, remote sensing, and land use policy among various others. MDF is managed by a management committee, which is made up of the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman, Secretary, the Treasurer, the Project Coordinator, Community Development Officer, and a male and female member of the foundation, and ensures that women participate equally in decision making. We at MDF assert that we have the required skill sets, knowledge, established international network, and the necessary foundational work to undertake projects successfully.


Morobe Development Foundation requires the support of four Online Volunteers to assist MDF in Papua New Guinea by researching potential donors online through social media such as LinkedIn and other platforms. The gathered information will then be used to draft a grant proposal tailored to the call for proposals put out by the donor. The grant will be used to support a community development initiative aimed at improving the quality of living of the rural communities in Papua New Guinea.

Task description

The Online Volunteers will be asked to conduct online research on potential dnors through social media, such as LinkedIn and other platforms; and provide the gathered information to the focal point at MDF. The Online Volunteers will simply do the research, get hold of the links and compile all the information on an excel sheet and submit to the contact person for MDF. The Online Volunteers will also support in writing and editing proposal in accordance to the funding opportunities identified from the the donor research.

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