Work for us

Send a Cow is an established and innovative charity that enables poor farmers in Africa to become self-reliant by providing them with livestock, training and advice. We have been helping families lift themselves out of poverty for over 25 years and plan to help thousands more in the future.

Send a Cow is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from suitably qualified men and women regardless of their race, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, disability, age, sexual orientation or family circumstances.

Please read our development values and about us before applying for any jobs or volunteering opportunities. Good luck!

Programme Funding Executive

We are in an exciting period of growth with a vision to assist a further 1 million people by 2020. In order to achieve this challenging goal we need to build on our success in securing significant institutional grants and increase funding income from UK, in-country, international. USA and European institutions.

Using your excellent communication skills and existing experience in programme funding, you will join a busy and dynamic international team of fundraisers to manage large donor contracts, network with potential donors, develop new funding proposals and prepare and report against detailed budgets and log frames, whilst making a vital difference to the vulnerable communities we work with.

Key skills:

  • Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with donors and prospect research to open up new funding opportunities
  • To write excellent funding proposals, develop logical frameworks and create detailed budgets for submission to donors
  • To manage grant contracts including timely presentation of reports, budget revisions and response to donor queries


Application instructions:

  • Complete Application Form
  • Complete EO Form
  • Submit 3 key achievements


Downloadable documents:


Job description and person specification
Application form
Equal Opportunities
Guidance on three key achievements


Closing date: Thursday 12 March


Please send your applications to applications@sendacow.org and for further information please contact Peg Bavin on 01225 871921 or peg.bavin@sendacow.org.

Volunteering for Send a Cow

Why not consider volunteering for Send a Cow? Whether you want to raise funds through your church, inspire children to learn more about Africa or help us at events we may have a volunteering opportunity for you. As well as helping to alleviate poverty in Africa you'll also be doing something worthwhile, and it won't look bad on your CV either! To find out more please visit our volunteering section.

Send a Cow is committed to Equal Opportunities

Registered Charity Number 299717