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ORGANIZATION: Papayago Rescue House, Inc.

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Papagayo (PRH) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), Georgia Department of Agriculture inspected rescue, supporting the well-being of parrots through rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, and rehoming. A majority of Americans own pets, primarily dogs and cats, but parrots make-up the third-largest pet community. However, hundreds of thousands of mass-marketed birds are now displaced each year because neither these birds nor their owners are properly prepared for success. A very sad fact is that 85% of parrots are resold, given away, or abandoned within 2 years of being purchased, and yet many parrots live 40 - 80 years. Parrot Rescues are as vital as dog and cat rescues but are often overlooked by charitable organizations and people looking for an alternative to buying.

Papayago Rescue House, serving the greater Atlanta, GA area, is seeking 2 grant writers with non-profit grant writing experience to locate and complete grant applications as remote contributors. This is a volunteer position - no salary. Federal land grant application experience is desired but not necessary. Strong written and communication skills required. This position will work in collaboration with the Director of Philanthropy. Responsibilities include:

  1. Researching, identifying, cultivating, and soliciting new grants from government agencies, corporations, and philanthropic foundations to secure funding for the organization.
  2. Writing high-quality grant proposal narratives, completing applications, and providing supporting documentation.
  3. Submitting proposals and managing the process to ensure timely submission of all required materials.
  4. Developing and maintaining a proposal calendar.
  5. Following up on all proposals in a timely manner.
  6. Developing an annual grants strategy.

Please send links to your work and/or resume.

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About Papayago Rescue House, Inc.

Location:

3778 Canton Rd Ste 100, Marietta, GA 30066, US

Mission Statement

Papayago Rescue House, Inc. will exist to support the well-being and maintenance of exotic birds, namely parrots, and their people families that require intervention and/or support services to thrive. Papayago Rescue House, Inc. will act in a not-for-profit manner to target parrots for rescue, rehabilitation, and re-homing. To better serve the 3rd largest pet community in the world, we will work with bird owners to increase their knowledge, provide mentoring and training to coping with parrot ownership to lessen the need for parrot owners to give up their birds. The community will be better supported to maintain the birds in their care to reduce how often birds are re-homed or placed in community facilities not equipped to handle bird requirements and behavior.

Description

An avian rescue focusing on rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, and rehoming of parrots. Support community with their pet birds and unique needs.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Internet Research
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 hours a week
  • consistently review emails for quick turn around responses to questions

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