A strong candidate for a Grants and Foundations Volunteer will have the following qualities:
Background in grant writing, professional writing, and/or technical writing
Accredited degree or certificate in Communications, English, or related field
Experience with prospect research tools
Strong organization and communication skills
Understanding of confidentiality surrounding constituent and financial information
Commitment to the Arthritis Foundation’s mission and programs
Given the focus of this position, potential volunteers will need to complete an interview with the Grants and Foundations Manager and may be asked to provide a writing sample. Potential volunteers may also be asked to complete a quiz following the interview and training materials to ensure a strong fit in the position.
Foundations and Grants Volunteers will assist the following activities on behalf of the Arthritis Foundation:
Complete all training as required by Arthritis Foundation
Work with Arthritis Foundation staff to understand funding priorities, organization mission and other relevant information
Communicate directly with their assigned Point of Contact regarding potential funding opportunities
Research potential foundation funders using subscriptions services provided by the Arthritis Foundation
Talk to funders as appropriate to clarify questions, funding priorities or their alignment with Arthritis Foundation focus areas
Prepare Letters of Introduction, Letters of Intent, proposals and/or applications for review and submission by Arthritis Foundation staff
Prepare thank you letters for review and submission by Arthritis Foundation staff
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The Arthritis Foundation is boldly pursuing a cure for America's #1 cause of disability while championing the fight to conquer arthritis with life-changing science, resources, advocacy and community connections.
The Arthritis Foundation is fighting for all people who live with arthritis. As a Champion of Yes, it’s our mission to turn the obstacles arthritis causes into opportunities to say Yes. Not only do we champion life-changing solutions and medical advancements, but we also provide ways for people to connect, break down barriers in health care and join the fight for a cure. We're uniting hearts, minds and resources to change the future of arthritis. This is our fight together - and it’s our fight to win. Be part of our growing movement.
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We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
December 10, 2020
Reading / Writing
Grant Writing / Research
Verbal / Written Communication
Orientation or Training
• Interested volunteers will be forwarded to Grants & Foundations Manager who will send a copy of the job description and set up a time for a phone/video interview – depending on the candidate, a writing sample may be requested.