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CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY INC

BSNM

We are looking a volunteer Grant Writer to write grant proposals for our organization. The Grant Writer will write coherent, organized and compelling proposals. You will apply your knowledge of fundraising methods and plans to reach income goals. You will collaborate with team members in the organization to assist with other fundraising projects, and develop relationships with key stakeholders.

To ensure success you need to write well, have proficient knowledge of fundraising methods and be committed to the mission you are representing. Preferred applicants are deadline-driven team players with outstanding multitasking abilities.

Grant Writer Responsibilities:
  • Developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders.
  • Displaying adherence to organization’s mission.
  • Maintaining proficient knowledge of organization’s history and programs.
  • Assisting with the execution of development department's strategy.
  • Identifying grant funding opportunities.
  • Writing, submitting and managing grant proposals.
  • Collaborating with Director of Development to compile annual report.
  • Maintaining records in hard copies and computer databases.
Grant Writer Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in creative writing or related field.
  • 2+ years grant writing experience.
  • Proficient with measuring and reaching income goals.
  • Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel.
  • Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

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About CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY INC

Location:

3816 CAROLINE ST, HOUSTON, TX 77004, US

Mission Statement

The Center for African American Military History (CAAMH), inc., dba Buffalo Soldiers National Museum (BSNM), is dedicated to exploring and displaying the stories and contributions of African Americans in the military by way of performing and visual arts, educational programming. and exhibitions.

Description

The BSNM achieves its mission through its educational programs, historic research, visual arts, environment, school tours, performing arts, teacher workshops, youth outreach programs and exhibits. Our vision is to build pride and patriotism in everyone as they review the historic contributions of the men and women across all cultures and ethnicities who have served in America's armed forces.Our hope is to extend public knowledge of achievements of all of America’s African American armed forces personnel to the full general public. Thus building pride and patriotism throughout all of America’s communities, with particular emphasis on the youth.

Arts & Culture
Community
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Arts Administration
  • Business Development
  • Professional Development
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • This is an ongoing commitment with flexible hours
  • Highly experienced with nonprofit organizations

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