The Grants & Communications Manager is responsible for fundraising through the management of the grants program, fundraising communications and public relations. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Grants & Communications Manager will be an active participant in strategic decision-making.
Contributing to the development of an annual fundraising strategy that is tied to specific fundraising goals for grants, and to the development of a stewardship strategy for funders.
Proactively generating grant funding opportunities based on research, funder cultivation, and the development of funder relationships in coordination with the board, development committee, key stakeholders and the Executive Director.
Maintaining an up-to-date grant tracking system and grant submission calendar, as well as all grant-related electronic records.
Developing, drafting and preparing high-quality LOIs and grant applications for submission ahead of deadlines, etc
Tracking grant requirements, prepare grant reports, and ensure good stewardship of funders.
Other duties as required.
College degree or the equivalent in experience
One to three years’ experience in grant research and writing, with demonstrated writing and communications skills. Additionally, at least one year marketing experience preferred.
Demonstrated excellence at meeting deadlines and maintaining a high-level of organization, as well as strategic thinking.
Experience using donor management systems.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
Excellent interpersonal skills. Must work well with others in a highly collaborative organization.
Commitment to the mission and values of 4 My Destiny Community Arts Center Inc.
To inspire, educate, engage and reach At-risk youth, young adults and their families in underserved communities through performing arts and to provide life skills training, mentoring services, job training and educational programs, etc. To develop and/or strengthen the positive bonds of youth to their families, schools, and communities.
This organization provides; Mentoring Programs, Life Coaching, Counseling, Bullying Prevention programs, Volunteer opportunities, Back to school Drives, Food Distribution to needy families, various workshops, seminars, community events, dance, music, TV/Film, Acting classes, provide resources for those with mental health issues, info for those who want to enroll in college, scholarship info, provide info on obtaining a GED, pregnancy counseling/resources, provides birth control info, disease prevention info, drug/alcohol counseling/resources, suicide/crisis center info/resources, re-entry programs/resources, info on Health & Wellness, etc.
Arts & Culture
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
July 1, 2020
Resource Development / Management
Grant Writing / Research
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 21
Orientation or Training
5 or more hours per week as required
3 or more years of experience or similar training, etc