DemocracyLab is seeking an experienced grant writer to support aspects of our fundraising strategy in the U.S., which include communication with potential funders and donors as well as persuasively communicating DemocracyLab’s mission, programs and impact. Priorities include researching grant opportunities, preparing budget and supporting report templates for grant proposals, helping write letters of inquiry and grand proposals.
Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant making organizations.
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 acknowledgment of foundation gifts and individual donations.
Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letter of inquiry, proposal deadlines and reports.
Conducting prospect research.
Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals.
Additional task: Developing programs for individual and high level donors. (Business fundraising)
Please find links to our Slack, Google Drive, Trello, and GitHub under the work LINKS at https://www.democracylab.org/projects/1
Our mission is to empower people who use technology to advance the public good.
DemocracyLab helps tech for good projects launch innovative solutions by connecting skilled volunteers to projects that need them. We are open to projects from individuals, community organizations, non-profits, social purpose companies and government agencies. Our platform helps volunteers give back and develop new skills, while accelerating the evolution of new technologies that empower citizens and help institutions become more accessible, accountable, and efficient.
Computers & Technology
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.