Jan Kroupa

Co-Founder, Czech Fundraising Centre

Jan has over 20 years’ experience as an international mentor, consultant, trainer, and researcher. With a focus on philanthropy, resource mobilisation, and leadership in civil society, Jan has worked on projects in more than twenty countries around the world, primarily in Europe. Jan holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and ethics and is a co-founder of the Czech Fundraising Center, a leading CEE capacity building nonprofit; is Chair of civil society think tank NETT; and is one of the founders of the Leaders of Tomorrow International Network. Jan teaches at the Faculty of Humanities at Charles University Prague and serves on the boards of several nonprofits. Of his work, Jan says, “I believe that the future remains open and that it matters what we do and what we do not do, what we say and what we do not say. This is why I serve leaders in the philanthropic sector who search for and pursue their mission so that they could walk the Earth with their head up high.”