Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

The Grant Writer is primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate Pack Your Back's (PYB) mission and programs to potential funders. Reporting to the Director of Fundraising, the Grant Writer will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.

Responsibilities include

  • Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders;

  • Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations;

  • Establishing and maintaining personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and program officers;

  • Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts;

  • Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, Conducting prospect research;
  • Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals’

  • Providing writing support for major donor and individual contribution letters and acknowledgements.

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner. Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail- oriented, and highly-organized. A high level of computer literacy required.

Skills

  • Grant Writing / Research

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 5-10 hours per week.

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