The Morning Star Foundation is seeking a Volunteer Grant Research Analyst to research, develop, write and submit letters, reports, and other materials as necessary to identify and suggest sources of grant support from foundations, corporations and government. Experience working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment and demonstrated flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities is a must. A high degree of creativity, energy, and initiative is required.
Duties and Responsibilities
Research grant funding opportunities
Investigate and identify prospective funding sources through colleagues, directories, periodicals, and internet research
Research and initiate relationships with new prospective funders
Write letters of inquiry and solicitations
Match prospective funding sources with Foundation priorities
Draft compelling prospective grant opportunity narratives
Work with Grants Administration Committee Chair and Chief Executive Officer to prepare proposals
Work cross-departmentally to collect statistical information, press, exhibition catalogs, and images
Ensure hard files are accurate and up-to-date with recent correspondence
Other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer
Bachelor’s degree or degree candidate in communications, English, writing or similar field
Strong presentation, communication, and organizational skills.
Proficiency in G-Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Gmail, Google Drive).
Accuracy in written correspondence, record keeping and ability to work under deadlines is critical
Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents and instructions
Excellent grammar and strong research skills
Ability to calculate figures
Must be highly detail-oriented
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines
Experience working with high-level corporate volunteers and community leaders
Embraces values of Respect, Integrity, and Excellence in the workplace
510 W Riverside Ave, Ste 201, SPOKANE, WA 99201, US
The Morning Star Foundation is committed to transforming our community’s vulnerable youth into healthy, confident and productive adults by strategically supporting programs that provide residential and foster care, wrap-around services, education, and learning through play, art, and outdoor immersion.
Our Mission is Simple We Believe in Kids. We Believe in Our Community. We support programs that are transforming the lives of our community’s most vulnerable youth.
Measurable Impact We believe that success should be measured by the lives that have been changed. That’s a difficult thing to quantify, so we’ve put together a few statistics for you. With the support of our generous donors, we’ve supported over 725 kids, and that’s just the start!
125,000 hours of around the clock care for boys experiencing trauma 550 hours of tutoring services for foster kids who have fallen behind 450 Title One students engaged in land conservation education activities 26 previously homeless children placed in early childhood education programs
Children & Youth
We'll work with your schedule.
510 W Riverside, Ste 201Spokane, WA99201
May 31, 2020
Business Development & Sales Management
Grant Writing / Research
Resource Development / Management
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
10 hours per month
If interested, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.