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Grants & Foundations Volunteer - Arthritis Foundation Florida

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Arthritis Foundation

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"Champion of Yes" Volunteers
Volunteers Needed!

The Arthritis Foundation - Florida is looking for dedicated volunteers to assist with grant and foundation research, writing and submission. Responsibilities include

  • Complete self paced grants training as required by Arthritis Foundation
  • Work with Arthritis Foundation staff to understand funding priorities, organization mission and other relevant information
  • Communicate directly with their assigned Point of Contact regarding potential funding opportunities
  • Research potential foundation funders using subscriptions services provided by the Arthritis Foundation
  • Talk to funders as appropriate to clarify questions, funding priorities or their alignment with Arthritis Foundation focus areas
  • Prepare Letters of Introduction, Letters of Intent, Proposals and/or Applications, and Thank You Letters for review and submission by Arthritis Foundation staff
Skills - A strong candidate will have the following qualities
  • Experience with prospect research tools
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Understanding of confidentiality surrounding constituent and financial information
  • Commitment to the Arthritis Foundation’s mission and programs
  • Background in grant writing, professional writing, and/or technical writing, a plus but not mandatory
This is a remote/virtual volunteer opportunity. Meaning you can be located anywhere in the United States provided you have a computer and a reliable internet connection. This opportunity is flexible. However, we will work on the deadlines needed to ensure a successful grant submission.

Desired Skills and Experience This position requires the following skills: Advocacy, Organization, Verbal / Written Communication, Reading / Writing, Grant Writing / Research, Reading Comprehension

If you are interested in helping with grant requests please contact Mariel Armitage, Associate Director -Arthritis Foundation Florida marmitage@arthritis.org

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About Arthritis Foundation

Location:

9500 Koger Blvd N, Suite #102, St Petersburg, FL 33702, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.

Description

The Arthritis Foundation is the only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. Founded in 1948, with headquarters in Atlanta, the Arthritis Foundation has multiple service points located throughout the country. The Arthritis Foundation is the largest private, not-for-profit contributor to arthritis research in the world, funding more than $380 million in research grants since 1948. The foundation helps people take control of arthritis by providing public health education; pursuing public policy and legislation; and conducting evidence-based programs to improve the quality of life for those living with arthritis.

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WHEN

Mon Aug 23, 2021 - Sun Nov 21, 2021

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Research
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours per week

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