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Breast Cancer Emergency Fund

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Breast Cancer Emergency Fund (BCEF) is looking for a talented, passionate, creative individual to assist with fundraising and resource development efforts in support of our programs and services in the San Francisco Bay Area. This position is ideal for someone with some experience and success writing grant proposals, and wants to continue building their professional resume.

This position will be focused on researching, identifying, and responding to funding opportunities from private foundations and corporate giving programs. Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing, communication, computer, and database management skills. Must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment, and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. This position will report to the Interim Executive Director.

-Research grant programs and plans;
-Draft funding proposals/applications;
-Edit draft applications for accuracy, completeness, clarity, and submittal of all required data;
-Prepare quarterly or annual reports as required by granting agencies;
-Provide timely advice and information on funding opportunities, requirements, and procedures;
-Provide information, research, analysis, written reports, and recommendations, as needed.

-Knowledge of grant application process and writing of proposals;
-Ability to gather, analyze, and evaluate a variety of data.
-Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines for grant opportunities;
-Ability to provide necessary documentation to support grant requirements.

The ideal candidate is someone who is diligent, responsive, creative, eager to collaborate and comfortable managing key tasks independently. While you do not need to reside in San Francisco, a knowledge of Bay Area companies and foundations and their giving priorities is essential.

Schedule is flexible based on deadlines and can be done remotely/virtually.

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275 5th StreetSuite 402San Francisco, CA 94103



  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Community Outreach




  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours per week for at least 2 months
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills; writing sample requested

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