Grant Coordination Internship


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Oct 01, 2016 - Sat Sep 30, 2017

Where

1217 6th AvenueSeattle, WA 98101

About

Plymouth Healing Communities is seeking a Grant Coordination Intern. The Grant Coordination Intern will closely work with the Executive Director to research, write and administer private, corporate and foundational grants.

Essential Functions:

  • Grant Research
    • Work closely with the Executive Director to understand unfunded programming needs
    • Research and identify possible grant opportunities that are in alignment with Plymouth Healing Communities’ programs, mission, goals and strategic plan
    • Research and compile relevant statistical data to support program needs
    • Gather up-to-date information on federal, state, and local trends and issues that affect those affected by mental illness and homelessness
    • Initiate contact with foundations that support homelessness and mental illness in the Seattle and Pacific Northwest area
  • Grant Support
    • Draft letters of intent and proposals for identified grants
    • Write and compile materials for grant applications in compliance with funder requirements
    • Assist with proofreading and editing of final grant documents
  • Grant Administration
    • Create an annual schedule of grant deadlines
    • Monitor and update grant timelines
    • Update SalesForce donor database with funder contact and other pertinent information
    • Scan documents and file appropriately

Qualifications:

  • Be passionate about the mission of Plymouth Healing Communities
  • Excellent communication, writing and proofreading skills
  • Sense of urgency
  • Ability to prioritize projects and assignments and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional organization skills and outstanding attention to detail
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Proficiency with internet research
  • Ability to learn SalesForce
  • Able to work well independently and as part of a team

Supervision:

  • Plymouth Healing Communities Executive Director

Skills

  • Research
  • Donor Management
  • Internet Research
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 8 - 10 hours a week. Scheduling is flexible
  • A minimum commitment of a year is required
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