We Need Your Help
"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." ~Andrew Carnegie
Who We Are
We are a non-profit organization that works with youth living with the virus HIV/AIDS. We provide programs and activities to boost those entering into our program with mental, Physical and social wellbeing as well social health.
The mission of H.Y.P.E. is to strive to empower, educate, support, and train all youth and young adults (5-30 years old) living with HIV/AIDS to become active leaders, so they will encourage and empower others living with the virus with a positive influence to transform societal stigmas as well increase public awareness of HIV/AIDS especially for children, youth, and young adults.
Our organization was crated from inspiration, love and compassion. The founder and Executive Director of H.Y.P.E. to Empower Inc. who created this organization at the age of 22 now 24, because he was inspired through issues in his own life. As a youth living with HIV/AIDS he knew something had to be done. Seeing the ever increasing number of youth affected by the disease, he made it his life’s mission to do his part in working with children, youth, and young adults living with HIV/AIDS.
We are in phase two of developmental, and in need of volunteers who are will and able and willing, to help strengthen the structure of our organization.
Grant Writing Team
The Grant Writing team is responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation, government and corporate sources. This position is responsible for writing proposals and submitting reports on grant funded projects. This position also assists with development of written communications and content for the advancement of the H.Y.P.E. to Empower Inc.
Under general direction, is responsible for the operations of post-award grant administration and related accounting duties; serves as the appropriate principal investigator’s contact for grants and contract accounting functions.
- Budgets spending of awarded grants
- Plan, assess, and evaluate programs for which grant funding will be sought. Determine whether these programs or projects adhere to granting agency requirements.
- Develops accounting systems
- Ensures that all administrative procedures are followed
- Monitors administration of awarded grants
- Develops a realistic operating budget that allows committee to assess funding needs and determine uses of grants
- Forecast future funding and associated expenses
Grants Contracts Specialist
Negotiates with suppliers to draw up procurement contracts: Negotiates, administers, extends, terminates, and renegotiates contracts.
- Locate all available funding sources using a variety of reporting tools and databases
- Research past winners of grants and how they implemented programs with funds
- Responsible for the creation of a funding development plan that is accurate and up-to-date in its information
- Analyzes price proposals, financial reports, and other data to determine reasonableness of prices.
- Develops and maintains a library of reference documentation, including such information as funding agency requirements and forms, abstracts and reference material, and other pertinent materials
- Develops and maintains specialized databases and systems for recording and tracking grant proposals, awards, and related information
- Research and select appropriate grants and funding opportunities that will allow the organization to reach funding goals
- Reviews past grants received and denied, pending grants, and future applications to determine to which the organization should reapply.
- Performs prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for grants
- Responsible for researching miscellaneous data and organizing it into graphs or charts
Develops and coordinates grant-funded programs for agencies, institutions, local government, or units of local government, such as school systems or metropolitan police departments: Reviews literature dealing with funds available through grants from governmental agencies and private foundations to determine feasibility of developing programs to supplement local annual budget allocations. Evaluates and manages grant writing process
- Direct interaction with funding agencies
- Reviews grant proposals
- Arrange on site tours for supporters
- Coordinates pre-award planning, organization, and preparation
- Secure references
- Provides stewardship reports
- Leads the grant writing committee in the creation of a funding development plan
- Responsible for locating and securing third-party evaluators
Grant writers prepare grant proposals, beginning by performing research. To develop their proposals, grant writers familiarize themselves with an organization's programs, goals and financial needs. They also look into potential funding sources.
- Writes proposals and letters of inquiry
- Prepares and compiles all components of each grant submission, ensuring that the proposal is formatted, packaged, and submitted in accordance with granting agency requirements
- Work with grant coordinator to provide stewardship to current donors in order to provide regular written updates to corporate and foundation donors
- Follow up on grant requests
- Responsible for the completion of grant application forms.
- Responsible for the crafting of succinct, well written documents to be included in the grant application which may include a cover letter, executive summary, a notice of request proposal, and an application narrative.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
- Ability to develop and produce grants and other proposals.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to determine informational needs, to collect and analyze information, and to devise and develop statistical analyses and reports.
- Knowledge of current developments/trends in area of expertise.
- Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
- Database management skills.
- Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
- Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
- Ability to provide technical advice and information to faculty and staff in area of expertise.
- Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
- Knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, federal and university regulations.
- Knowledge of federal, state and/or community funding sources and mechanisms.
- Ability to conduct literature searches.
- Knowledge of budgeting and fiscal management principles and procedures.
- Knowledge of potential sources of health care contract and grant funding.
Volunteers play a huge role with the production of our organization. Your passion will allow our organization to help many children, youth and young adults in need.
Ever since our organization was established, we have strived to provide help where the need is greatest.
We are especially happy to find new volunteers who share our commitment in helping our cause.
H.Y.P.E. to Empower Inc.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a letter of sector of the Grant Writing team you would like to volunteer for.
Please have listed in letter
- Phone number
- Best time to contact time
- Information about you
- Please label as Phase 2 Programs
- Financial Planning
- Cost Analysis
- Grant Writing / Research
- Market Research
- Microsoft Office Suite
- Reading / Writing
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Will go over in orientation