Shalini is an international development professional with extensive experience in drafting, fundraising strategy, proposal writing and partnership building in the UK and India. She brings a knowledgeable and personal approach to her consultancy work.
Key skills & experience
Grant management, Relationship and Partnership management, Fundraising from Corporates and trusts and Foundations, Employee Giving and volunteering programme management, Research, validation and capacity building of civil society organisations.
I have in the past worked in the fundraising team for INGOs including: CAF India, Pragya, Plan International Global Hub, Care international – UK, and Credibility Alliance – India. I have extensive experience in handling CSR grants for big multinationals like American express, Microsoft corporation and Accenture services, Heathrow Airport Limited.
As an independent assessor with Credibility Alliance, a consortium of VSOs working for improving accountability and promoting transparency and trust amongst the voluntary sector, carried out the accreditation of NGOs like Sight savers international – India, and Partners in change.
I have also provided consultancy to various INGOs making substantial value additions in the strategic development of the organization’s. For example:
- Consultancy to Pratham, UK for their strategic and fundraising development.
- Designing a module on CSR strategy for an online CSR management course to be taught by Institute of Corporate Sustainability Management.
- CSR advisory to IECCI and authoring several articles on socio-economic topics.