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.
The Development intern will gain first-hand experience in all aspects of fundraising, from crafting direct mail appeals and tracking data to researching funding prospects and planning for our annual fundraiser. As a non-profit AFC+A seeks funding from government, corporate and individual donors for all three of its initiatives: mandel vilar press, americas latino eco festival, and vilar reative agency. Development strategy is tasked with managing, soliciting and researching donations. Development & Grant Writing internships are intended for qualified applicants seeking hands-on experience in the non-profit field. Ideal candidates will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a charismatic personality and self-starting attitude, and a strong interest and background in nonprofit work and grant writing. The Development & Grant Writing intern works closely with AFC+A's director to maintain and further established grant and donor relations, research and cultivate new relations. Responsibilities * Direct mail--including work with mailing house and in-house * Use of Tessitura Database for list creation, gift entry, and analysis * Acknowledgement to individual donors in coordination with the Donor Relations Manager * Develop and provide reports as needed, fundraising reserach and grant writing. * Benefit implementation for corporate and individual donors * Assistance with research, reporting and support materials as needed * Responsibilities related to Development Department goals as needed