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MORNING STAR FOUNDATION

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Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Location: Spokane, WA

The Morning Star Foundation is seeking a Volunteer Grant Writer to research, develop, write and submit letters, reports and other materials as necessary to identify and suggest sources of grant support from foundations, corporations and government. Experience working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment and demonstrated flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities is a must. A high degree of creativity, energy and initiative is required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Study and understand the history, structure, objectives, programs and financial needs of the organization
  • Research grant opportunities
  • Draft grant proposals and supporting documents based on the funding requirements of the organization
  • Submit proposals to the Chief Executive and Grants Administration Committee Chair for approval
  • Respond to internal and external queries on drafted and submitted proposals
  • Maintain positive relationships with fund providers and other stakeholders
  • Maintain records and submit reports related to grant opportunities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in English, communications, creative writing or a related area (master's degree preferred)
  • A minimum of two years experience in grant writing
  • Strong presentation, communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in G-Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Gmail, Google Drive).
  • Accuracy in written correspondence, record keeping and ability to work under deadlines is critical
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents and instructions
  • Excellent grammar and strong research skills
  • Ability to calculate figures
  • Must be highly detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines
  • Experience working with high-level corporate volunteers and community leaders
  • Embraces values of Respect, Integrity, and Excellence in the workplace

How to Apply:
Please use the following link to apply: https://formstack.io/0F636

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About MORNING STAR FOUNDATION

Location:

510 W Riverside Ave, Ste 201, SPOKANE, WA 99201, US

Mission Statement

Our vision is to help every kid develop the self-confidence they need to succeed. We're on a mission to fund children’s charities that provide disadvantaged kids with a safe place to call home, a family that loves them, a feeling of community, and opportunities to learn, build self-esteem, and have fun.

Description

Our Mission is Simple
We Believe in Kids.
We Believe in Our Community.
We support programs that are transforming the lives of our community’s most vulnerable youth.

Measurable Impact
We believe that success should be measured by the lives that have been changed. That’s a difficult thing to quantify, so we’ve put together a few statistics for you. With the support of our generous donors, we’ve supported over 725 kids, and that’s just the start!

  • 125,000 hours of around the clock care for boys experiencing trauma
    550 hours of tutoring services for foster kids who have fallen behind
    450 Title One students engaged in land conservation education activities
    26 previously homeless children placed in early childhood education programs
Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Up to 10 hours per month Commitment to take on occasional grant-related projects Attend committee meetings
  • Orientation and Training: Read the Morning Star Foundation by-laws, Morning Star Foundation Articles of Incorporation

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