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37 Robinwood AvenueColumbus, OH 43213


MCS-T.O.U.C.H. has a great opportunity for the right person. We are seeking a grants specialist with experience in grant writing, grant management, and related work. This position begins as a volunteer position, and will become a paid position, for the right person.

Job description

  • Research and evaluate funding opportunities (from government and foundation sources)
  • Write and submit grants and letters of inquiry
  • Establish and manage agency partnerships
  • Coordinate internal and external collaborators for grant applications
  • Work with fiscal department to create budgets and write budget narratives
  • Track and report project outcomes; ensure quality control
  • Collaborate with colleagues on program design
  • Communicate with funders and partners; write and edit official agency correspondence
  • Delegate tasks and manage projects
  • Develop and implement fundraising campaigns; obtain sponsorships for fundraising events; manage donor relations
  • Write and distribute monthly newsletters
  • Perform additional duties as needed

Skills and experience:

This position requires strong skills in:

  • Writing and editing
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Organization and project management
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher
  • Multitasking
  • Prioritizing projects and meeting deadlines

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • 1-2 years’ experience writing and managing grants
  • Strong writing, editing, and project management skills
  • High degree of professionalism; ability to communicate diplomatically

Desired qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in any field
  • Experience working with both government and foundation funding sources
  • Proven experience writing winning grant proposals


  • Budgeting
  • Project Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 4+ hours/week (volunteer); 40 hours/week once paid

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