The D'Andre D. Lampkin Foundation and its community partners are looking for a talented Grant Specialist / Writer to become part of our all volunteer non-profit organization based out of Ontario, California.
Do you have a desire to volunteer and serve your community in a way that makes it stronger and more resilient? We have a vision for communities that are strong, fully engaged, and resilient; where all stakeholders are self-reliant and fully supported by sustainable ingenuity and grassroots efforts. The Lampkin Foundation offers a safe, COVID-19 compliant, and positive environment for individuals wishing to engage with community leaders, work on grassroots projects, and make an impact in their community.
The Grants Specialist /Writer will be responsible for identifying grant opportunities from foundations and corporations, managing the grant development and proposal process, and ensuring the communication of requirements for reporting how grant funds are spent. The Lampkin Foundation provides access to grant opportunity databases and provides training for expectations. Estimated number of grants is 2 to 4 grants per calendar year, per Grant Specialist, depending on type of grant and availability of volunteer’s time.
Essential Functions: * Research and become familiar with Lampkin Foundation causes and initiatives; * Research, analyze, evaluate and prioritize potential foundation and corporate grant prospects; * Produce institutional profiles including the identification of target appropriate ask amounts and research personal connections with staff, board, trustees, volunteers, donors that will ensure the attention of institutional funders; * Evaluate response Required For Proposal (RFPs) and letters of intent (LOI) on grants and funding; * Write RFPs, proposals, budgets, reports, and other ancillary materials; * Participate in virtual meetings with grantees to track progress and set priorities for funding; * Work with Lampkin Foundation board members as needed to ensure timely progress towards deadlines. * Submit final grant package to Board Chair; * Communicate requirements for tracking grants including reporting requirements; writing reports; so, staff may ensure each project or program is meeting proposal conditions and expectations.
Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of fundraising information sources, experience with proposal writing, a professional and resourceful demeanor, the ability to work both independently and as a team player, and a desire to take initiative and manage numerous projects simultaneously.
For additional information, please contact the D'Andre D. Lampkin Foundation via the VolunteerMatch "I Want To Help" link.
Senior Citizens and Veterans are encouraged to join.
2151 E Convention Center Way, Suite 210, ONTARIO, CA 91764, US
Our mission is to create positive opportunities and change for individuals, communities, and environments. Our goal is to sponsor and develop programs and initiatives that lead to the development of stronger communities and positively impact individuals wanting to lead happier and healthier lives. We have a vision for communities that are strong, fully engaged, and resilient; where all stakeholders are self-reliant and fully supported by sustainable ingenuity and grassroots efforts.
The Lampkin Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization operating programs throughout California that have a significant impact in a wide range of issue areas, including education, economic development, climate change research, health and wellness, and providing healthy alternatives for under-served communities.
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2151 E Convention Center WaySuite 210Ontario, CA91764