Write letters of inquiry, proposals, applications, reports, contracts, MOUs, letters of support, agreements for government agencies, private and corporate foundations to secure funding for the organization.
Research and identify new funding opportunities for the organization.
Maintain an organized filing system.
Attend pre-proposal and grant related webinars/trainings regarding prospective grants as required.
Provide assistance to the team in all matters related to fundraising for the organization.
2-5 years Grant writing and research experience
Demonstrated ability to write for a specialized audience, specifically foundations, government, and corporate donors
Ability to do budgets for grants
Ability to gather, interpret and present a variety of data
A passion for economic and community development
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Donor Management software
Associates or Bachelors Degree
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Works well independently and as a team.
Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines in a high goal/volume grant environment.
Must have excellent organizational/project management skills including the ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate multiple grants at one time.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation & Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications; medical, dental, vision & life insurance; Paid holidays, vacation & sick leave; 401(k).
Background checks are conducted of top candidates.