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Grant Writer

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ORGANIZATION: Young Mothers, Inc.

  • 24 people are interested

Responsible for writing proposals for corporate, government and non-profit grants, and submitting accurate reports for all grant funded projects.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
  • Provide stewardship and work with communications committee to provide regular written updates (newsletters etc) to corporate and foundation donors.
  • Understand institutional history and programs.
  • Make appointments for VP Development with foundation officers and other prospects, arrange for meetings with supporters.
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.
  • Track statistics relevant to development and provide department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship (visitor number and diversity, educational program attendance, etc).
  • Work with the Development Team to provide input for all written institutional materials (including Annual Report, Member magazine).
  • 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.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.
  • Strong contributor in team environments

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years experience with grant writing.
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising a plus.
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments.
  • Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Able to monitor and meet income goals.

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About Young Mothers, Inc.

Location:

2001 L Street N.W., Suite 500, Washington DC 20036, DC 20036, US

Mission Statement

Educating, mentoring, nurturing and supporting young mothers to become self-sufficient for themselves and their families.

Description

We are a local nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of women across the National Capital Region surviving a number of serious issues and concerns from housing and food insecurities to mental health concerns.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Women
Advocacy & Human Rights, Crisis Support, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Business Planning

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 28
  • 5hr a week
  • Previous Grant Writing Skills

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