Fundraising Consultant

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Delhi, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023


Khan Academy is a fast-paced, nonprofit startup on a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We already reach millions of students every month and are growing rapidly. We’re building a library of world-class instructional and practice resources that empowers learners. Whether they’re studying matrices, mitosis, or multivariable calculus, we want to offer students the resources to realize that they can learn anything.


Khan Academy India aims to deliver a world class user experience that is locally relevant to learners in India and is enabled by a strong on-the-ground team and operations. Our learning system is mastery based, which allows students to master key concepts at a pace that is right for them before moving on to more challenging content. From serving under 500,000 learners in 2016, we are now serving almost 4 million learners a month across our websites, apps and youtube channels. These learners include both independent learners accessing us at home and teacher directed learners in schools. Our focus is to reach the underserved by making our content accessible in local languages and by working with large public school systems. Khan Academy is available in Hindi, Hinglish, Kannada, Gujarati, Bangla, Tamil, Punjabi, Marathi and Assamese.


Fundraising Consultant will guide KAI through the aspects of planning and running an effective fundraising campaign (or multiple campaigns). Under this broad umbrella, the Fundraising Consultant may offer services specifically for: Grant strategy development, fundraising network extension, fundraising pitches, and creating more fundraising opportunities for KAI.

The person must have deep industry knowledge, including a thorough understanding of major competitors and industry trends, in addition to a keen analytical eye to help spot any weaknesses in the fundraising plan before investors do.
Disclaimer: We encourage seasoned professionals to apply, as we value a lifetime of learning that people can bring.


  • Create pipelines of donors

  • Solicit corporate, foundation, and HNI support via meetings, pitch presentations, proposals, etc.

  • Conduct membership drives and fundraising campaigns

  • Write and produce promotional material

  • Publicize organization and events


  • A degree or diploma in business, arts administration, marketing or communications is an asset

  • Previous extensive fundraising experience and business network with grant providers - CSR and HNI) is a MUST

  • Strong communication skills

  • Marketing skills

  • Proven experience in budgeting and managing money

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong analytical and math skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

This is a contract-based position and will be paid as per the completion and conversion of the projects.

Duration: Open to discussion