This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Working closely with the Development Coordinator, the Foundation Relations Lead is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising effort to solicit local, regional, and national foundations on behalf of Last Hope K9 Rescue.
Through research, identifies foundations that are potential funders of Last Hope K9 Rescue
Develops and submits high quality grant proposals to those foundations, following discussions with both leadership at Last Hope and foundation staff
Through ongoing communications with foundation officers, trustees, and other philanthropic advisors, develops a clear understanding of each foundation’s funding priorities and preferences
Works diligently to cultivate strong relationships with foundations and foundation staff through regular correspondence and potentially meetings with foundation officers
Ensures that foundations receive performance/follow up reports in accordance with their grant requirements
Work closely with accounting team to ensure funds are used as outlined in proposals
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Strong commitment to Last Hope’s mission
Highly motivated and a team player
Computer literate including Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new software applications