The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
May work on several projects at once under tight deadlines. Develop a diversified network of funding organizations.
Grant Writer Job Duties
Prepare grant proposals, beginning by performing research. Develop proposals, familiarize with organization's programs, goals and financial needs. Also look into potential funding sources. After compiling all needed information, compose and send proposals.
Also keep careful records to track proposals. If a grant-making organization requests additional information, writer supply the missing items. May be asked for additional duties, which may include managing volunteers, working with an executive board, planning fund-raising campaigns and promoting the organization through public relations work.
May have a bachelor's degree in communications, English, professional writing or a similar major. Outstanding grammar and research skills are essential for grant writers.