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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

235 Washington StreetHoboken, NJ 07030


About

Position Summary:

The Disability Allies (DA) is dedicated to providing social opportunities to connect young adults and children with and without disabilities. The Grant Writer is a part time position. The Grant Writer reports to the Director and is responsible for researching and writing foundation grants to benefit the Disability Allies and our partnering organizations.

Responsibilities:

The Grant Writer is responsible for researching and writing foundation grants to benefit the Disability Allies and our partnering organizations.

  1. Oversee our Development Associate and any Disability Allies fundraising initiatives
  2. Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  3. Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  4. Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.

Essential functions/working conditions:

  • Must have at least a 2 year background in prospect research and writing grants
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to connect with others and develop relationships
  • Committed to the mission of serving young adults with disabilities
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain detailed records and confidential information

About the Disability Allies:

The purpose of the Disability Allies is to plan team building activities that connect young adults and children with and without disabilities. At our events we pair each individual up with a mentor. The job of the mentor is to help the participants with their social skills and insure that everyone interacts with each other. Our events are open to any young adult that has a disability, knows someone with a disability or is supportive of people with disabilities. Please visit www.disabilityallies.com to learn more.

Disability Allies Anti-Discrimination statement:

Disability Allies shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, gender identification or expression, or military status in any of its activities of operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers, and selection of vendors and provision of services.

Skills

  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research

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