Kunal Verma

Kunal Verma - WEF - Dwarka - New Delhi - India - 2017

Kunal Verma

Chairman & Managing Director, Centre for Fundraising


Kunal is an international expert on Development, fundraising, and sustainability with a special focus on Asia and India. In last one year, he has worked with over 17 Clients strategizing, planning, training and guiding them to achieve their fundraising aspirations.

Kunal has distinction of establishing and leading Indian fundraising offices for INGOs like ActionAid, Childfund, Oxfam and Meenakshi Mission Hospital. After more than 18 years of spearheading fundraising, marketing & communications initiatives, Kunal took a bow to address the fundraising needs of the larger development sector. In 2013, he established Centre for Fundraising (CFF), India’s first full service fundraising advisory firm, exclusively for supporting the fundraising ambitions of the not for profit organizations.

Currently, Kunal leads the work at Centre for fundraising as the Managing Director. He has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the global fundraising practices and the key growth markets. His ability to strategically plan with innovation, lifts the execution to a newer level of efficiency. He is a much sought after advisor for non- profit boards considering an entry into the Indian market. He is a regular invitee to the board meetings as an independent director besides fundraising conferences, seminars and workshops. Kunal serves as advisor to global non-profits and corporates, guiding them on creating sustainable partnerships and winning engagements.