Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

Business Development Services (BDS) Certification by AID-SL

About

Responsible for all aspects of raising support from foundations, corporations, and government sources requiring proposals for projects related to our ourgnization's goals.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide sufficient number and quality of prospects; to produce extensive institutional donor profiles; target appropriate ask amounts; and prioritize and evaluate prospects for corporate, foundation, and government grants.
  • Develop and prioritize projects and proposals: meet and work with staffs to elicit projects and programs that need support; manage monthly meetings to vet projects and programs and set priorities for funding.
  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Develop and foster relationships with institutional funders: find personal connections with staff, board, trustees, volunteers, donors that will ensure the attention of institutional funders.
  • Provide stewardship to current donors and provide regular written updates (newsletters etc) to corporate and foundation donors.
  • Generate proposals for: unique projects and programs; unique institutional and individual funders.
  • Write or supervise writing of all proposals, budgets, reports, and other ancillary materials.
  • Manage existing grants by: tracking grants; developing internal reporting systems; writing reports; maintaining excellent historical records; working with staff to ensure each project or program is meeting proposal conditions and expectations.
  • Monitor and manage grants income goal.
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.
  • Supervise Grant Writer.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors
  • Proven track record with institutional donors.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent computer skills with all Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.
  • Experience with budget development and monitoring.
  • Experience in program development.
  • Knowledge of contracts and agreements preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with grant writing and management.
  • Proven track record on raising money from foundation and government sources.
  • Program development experience preferred.
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising.




Skills

  • Strategic Planning
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Between 5 and 10 hours per week (flexible)
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