According to prescribed policies and procedures and under the general supervision of the Senior Vice President Philanthropy & Mission Impact assumes responsibility for a full range of activities required to research, prepare, submit and manage grant proposals to foundations, corporations and government sources as well as overseeing the submission of required reporting. Oversee the state charitable registration process.
This is part time 20 hours per week.
TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES Performs prospect research on foundations, corporations, and government sources to evaluate grant opportunities. Writes grant proposals in accordance with grantor standards and requirements. Works with Accounting and other appropriate departments to gather information necessary to develop proposals, and to report to funders on current grant programs. Oversees the use of grant funds by communicating regularly with project staff to ensure grant funds are being spent according to the narrative and outcomes are being accurately tracked for reporting. Complies with all grant reporting as required by grantors. Acts as liaison with program staff as needed. Establishes awareness of potentially fundable programs and match with potential funders Provides stewardship to current grantors, including work with Foundation staff to provide regular written updates to donors. Understands institutional history and programs. Interpret and apply departmental rules, policies, and regulations in accordance with prescribed procedures and guidelines. Maintains accurate records in databases for grantor and Foundation Dept reporting. Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.
Knowledge and Skills: Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals Strong editing skills Experience with developing program budgets Attention to detail and has excellent time management skills Ability to meet deadlines and track multiple projects simultaneously Knowledge of fundraising information sources Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors Ability to work productively and collaboratively with minimal supervision Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research Strong contributor in team environments
Education: Bachelors Degree from accredited college/university
Experience: Minimum of three years experience with grant writing and not-for-profit organizations
Mental: Must have good communication, comprehension, and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to speak, read, write and understand English.
Skills: Must have working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and World Wide Web.
Associated topics: fund, funding, grant, grant administration, grant administrator, grant management, proposal