Leaders of Men Inc
Leaders of Men Inc is seeking an experienced Grant Writer to help with researching, writing, and can submit proposals to institutions that provide grants.
Job/Colunteer Opportunity Skills:
Scour lists of grants and identify those which align with the organization's goals and objectives, while eliminating those that aren't a good match.
Craft a grant proposal that uses clear, concise language to persuade the grantor that the organization applying for the grant is a worthy recipient of funds.
Respond to funder's questions about the grant proposal and develop relationships with prospective donors.
Grant proposals can be very involved, including a cover letter, proposal, and supporting documentation per the grant's requirements. The proposal itself must do a good job of providing information about the applicant organization's past, present, and future activities and how the grant money would be used.
Additiona Skills Required
Affinity for Data. While persuasive writing is essential in a grant proposal, data is just as important. Being able to work with data and use it in the right way to support the grant proposal and illustrate the writer's points.
Research Skills. An effective grant writer must be able to scour internal documents and external resources to find the information needed to write an effective proposal.
Detail Oriented. Grants are awarded to the applicants who do the best job of tying their needs to the goals and objectives of the grant's specifications. A writer who attends to every detail has the best possible chance of winning a grant.
Writing Skills. A grant writer must have a strong grasp of the English language, an ability to write persuasively, and the ability to understand the linguistic needs of each grant proposal based on the requirements.
People Skills. To write an effective grant proposal, a grant writer must be able to work effectively with people inside the organization they work for to gather information to support the application. They must also be able to communicate clearly with the grantor and answer questions as needed, establishing rapport and building a connection.
About Leaders of Men Inc
1001 1st ST, Fairfield, CA 94533, US
Leaders of Men Inc. is a non-profit organization focused on instilling leadership development that teaches our young men what is needed to manage your thoughts, emotions, attitudes and actions. We are geared at focusing on ways to work well with others by developing interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships by empowering young leaders and giving them the tools to discover the skills to build effective workgroups and communication skills.
Leaders of Men Inc volunteer needs range in needing volunteers that are proficient in writing grants and also needing volunteers that have experience in social networking in social media and social spaces in and around Solano County.