Autism Speaks Northern California: Volunteer Fundraiser and Grant Writer
Autism Speaks Northern California is looking for volunteers to assist with fundraising initiatives to raise resources to build organizational capacity and fund critical programs.
Duties can include any of the following:
* Research grant/funding/fellowship opportunities
* Write grant proposals/applications
* Prospect potential donors
Grant writing experience is preferred if writing grants/proposals for DAP.
Strong writing skills are necessary for any proposal writing.
About Autism Speaks
3450 Sacramento St. #140, San Francisco, CA 94118, US
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Autism Speaks enhances lives today and is accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.
Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism. Recognizing the need for a powerful voice Bernie Marcus donated $25 million to help financially launch the organization. Building upon the legacy of three leading autism organizations, Autism Coalition for Research and Education (ACRE), the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) and Cure Autism Now (CAN), who merged with the organization, Autism Speaks has made extraordinary advancements in the autism community. Chief among these are increased global awareness of autism, better understanding of the breadth of the autism spectrum, and advocacy to increase research and access to care and support.
Today, Autism Speaks is dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders; and working toward solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families across the spectrum and lifespan through advocacy and support.