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FRIENDS OF THE THOUSAND OAKS LIBRARY

The grant writer researches opportunities and drafts letters of inquiry and grant proposals that are submitted to government funders, foundations, and corporations inviting them to become partners with the Friends of the Library to enrich the community by supporting the Thousand Oaks Library (California). The grant writer maintains a positive relationship with current and potential funders and library stakeholders, maintains records, and in conjunction with library stakeholders, submits reports on grant outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Research grant opportunities.
  • Draft Letters of Inquiry and Grant Proposals directed to government funders, foundations, and corporations.
  • Maintain positive relationships with current and potential funders, Library staff, and Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library.
  • Track grant outcomes, maintain records, submit reports.

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About FRIENDS OF THE THOUSAND OAKS LIBRARY

Location:

1401 East Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library is to increase awareness of, raise funds for, and actively assist the Thousand Oaks Library and its branch (s) to promote learning, literacy, and cultural knowledge via materials, programs, and services made available to the community.

Description

The non-profit organization was first organized in 1961 and has always worked to to support the Thousand Oaks Library (City of Thousand Oaks, California) by raising funds to support it. Currently the Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library have a goal to fund raise $$165,000 for the Library. The Library uses the funds to purchase e-learning and e-resources for the community to use online, books, programs, and services such as maintaining the 3500 gallon salt-water aquarium inside the Library. The Friends hold booksales using books donated from the community, provide community outreach activities to youth organizations, hold events to build awareness of the Library, and use other fundraising tactics to support the Library.

Board Development
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4- hours per week and more when approaching deadlines
  • Experience in writing including creative writing and grant writing. Knowledge of proposal submission and fundraising processes. Ability to study and understand funding and reporting requirements. Strong research and time management skills.

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