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Business Development Services (BDS) Certification by AID-SL
Responsible for all aspects of raising support from foundations, corporations, and government sources requiring proposals for projects related to our ourgnization's goals.
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.
Minimum of 2 years experience with grant writing and management.
Proven track record on raising money from foundation and government sources.