Webinar Video: How to Raise Funds From Gulf Foundations

The Webinar video on “How to Raise Funds From Gulf Foundations” is now available online.

It is well renowned of the incredible wealth of the Gulf States [Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates] offering great funding opportunities for NGOS around the world. While it may be challenging sometimes to fundraise from the Gulf States Foundations and obtain good donors.

This introductory webinar will provide participants with an overview on the donor landscape and grantmaking system of Gulf States Foundations. It will help determine whether investing time in fundraising in the Gulf States makes sense.

Topics Covered

  • How much is there – Understand the Gulf States funding landscape (including an overview of the top 10 Gulf States foundations)
  • Where to find them – Identifying Gulf funders (including research strategies and online resources)
  • How to succeed – Dealing with complexities and challenges of fundraising from Gulf States Foundations (including issues of transparency and networking)

Trainer

Christopher Varady is the founder of SFV Consulting Group. He has worked for both local and international NGOs and has a wide range of experience with major Gulf-based donors and funding mechanisms. In addition to a proven track record of success with all major traditional donors, he has also conducted research, developed strategies, and leveraged funding from several Gulf donors for his clients. Christopher has lived and worked in the Middle East for many years.

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