Pro Bono Grant Researcher/Writer for Operation Confidence (Ages 55+)
Quick Overview: Use your grant writing expertise to help Operation Confidence provide services and resources for disabled veterans.
Organization Name: Operation Confidence
Organization Website: https://operationconfidence.org/
Mission and Program Description: To provide accessible permanent housing, with a wide range of supportive services and resources, including workforce development, job training, and employment opportunities. They primarily do work advocating for and addressing the physical and social needs of persons with disabilities.
Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: We are looking for an experienced grant researcher and writer who can help Operation Confidence develop a grant calendar. The objective is to increase our pool of available donors as well as the number of grant applications we submit. The grant writer will:
Investigate and identify at least 10 new, prospective funding sources
Draft compelling grant proposal narratives and other correspondence to solicit grant funds
Research, develop, and write inquiries, letters, and other fundraising documents
Track and monitor proposals, their deadlines, and requirements
Establish a system for more efficiently finding and applying to grants
Proven experience as a non-profit grant writer
Working knowledge of MS Office
Strong planning, communication, and organizational skills
Excellent writing, grammar, and research skills
Experience in philanthropy and non-profit organizations a plus
Time Commitment: Flexible hours to be determined each week until the completion of the project, ranging from 5-6 hours a week, remote volunteer role, volunteers will need to be mindful of deadlines.
About Operation Confidence
10931 Yarmouth Ave., GRANADA HILLS, CA 91344, US
Our Mission: To assist homeless disabled veterans with permanent housing, resources and adaptive services through Operation Confidence Turning Point Housing Program to help them become productive citizens once again.
Operation Confidence would benefit from a marketing strategy, in addition to skill-based volunteers to assist with the implementation.