Grant Team - Manager/Director (Wells Bring Hope)


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Wells Bring Hope is committed to drilling wells that bring safe water and sanitation to rural villages in Niger - the poorest country in the world. Since our inception in 2008, we have funded almost 350 wells - transforming the lives of almost 230,000 people, the majority of them children. We view the drilling of a well as the first step in reversing a downward spiral of poverty. Working with our partner, World Vision we provide 15+ years of education in sanitation, hygiene, and well maintenance for each village where we drill a well. We also provide microfinance education and support to help women in these villages to start their own businesses. We do not just drill a well and leave; we aim for significant, permanent change in every village.

Your help is more than just a drop in the bucket, it is life changing. We invite you to join our cause and help make a lasting impact on the lives of others.

We are looking for someone to help secure funding for Wells Bring Hope.

Required Skills:

  • Experience functioning in a supervisory capacity(ideally)
  • Experience in grant writing/research
  • Available 2-5 hrs/week

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of grant writers with varying levels of grant-writing experience. Create a dynamic team.

  • Supervise grant prospect research, providing suggestions for sources to be used, types of organizations to focus on

  • Do research to identify and qualify funding prospects. Send email to Grant Team Manager about any useful findings, and provide any links/funders/resources that the team needs to pursue.

  • Review research on prospects to determine if we are a good fit for a given grantor and specifically how we should position Wells Bring Hope to maximize the potential of a grant success.

  • Contact potential funders to discuss compatibility and appropriate request amount

  • Review and revise all LOIs and grant proposals

  • Assist with the compilation of ancillary materials required for proposals, when needed

  • Follow up with funders after submission of grant.

  • Mentor a team of grant writers with varying levels of grant-writing experience

  • Hold Quarterly Skype meetings with the President, Director of Operations, and Grant Team Manager

  • Hold SKYPE meetings with Grant Team as needed

If you are interested in this position as Director of Grant Team, please email your resume to ibeal@earthlink.net.

Skills

  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Management

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 2-5 hours/week
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