Fundraising- Associate Director: Grants-Foundations/ Government (virtual position)

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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About Us

Do you know what harmful contaminants are in your water? How it gets there? What effect it has on your families and environment? Save the Water(tm) (STW(tm)) is the one looking for answers.

STW(tm) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water; and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts. STW also offers educational programs to excite young minds about water science.

Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We learn and collaborate in an open and empowering work environment to find long term solutions to water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all"

To learn more about Save the Water(tm), please visit

Save the Water(tm) is seeking an Associate Director, Grants,- Foundations, Government of Fundraising to gain knowledge and contribute to a great cause. The primary responsibility of this position is to assist the Director of Fundraising and assist with oversight and operation of the Fundraising department with approximately 5-20 volunteers and interns.

You will provide leadership and operational management to direct our Grants - Foundations/Government within our Fundraising group. You support the Fundraising team, through strong sales and effective grant application strategy.

Associate Directors are expected to contribute a minimum of 12 hours per week and be responsive to emails within three (3) calendar days.

  • Assist the Director of Fundraising with management and strategy of the Fundraising Group.

  • Provide oversight to the department of approx 5-15 volunteers and interns.

  • Assist the Director in planning and conducting monthly group meetings,

  • Create and implement a development plan that details how the organization solicits donors and identifies funding sources such as grants, in-kind donations, charitable events and marketing opportunities.

  • Develop and execute Save The Water’s(tm) annual fundraising plan

  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations by means of Grants awarded.

  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors

  • Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors

  • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising

  • Attend Quarterly Operations Meetings.

  • Manage Project Leaders and Volunteers

  • Manage and keep operational documents current.

  • Assist in developing procedures & documents for the organization.

Desired skills and knowledge:
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously. Requires self-direction, tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public. Must demonstrate effective oral communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with staff inside and outside of the department.

  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational leadership, and communication skills

  • Associate's degree (or currently enrolled in degree program) or comparable work experience Grant Writing & Fundraising.

How to apply:

If interested in this position, please send your resume to We would love to hear from you!


  • Project Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Donor Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • a minimum of 10 hours per week
  • be responsive to emails within three (3) calendar days

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