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GRIND GROWTH

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Grant Writer - Volunteer Position

Grind + Growth, St. Louis, MO

Do you have experience with grants?

Grind + Growth is looking for an experienced volunteer grant-proposal researcher and writer to handle tasks related to fundraising efforts involving foundations.

Expectations

You will work remotely and on your own schedule, though we require a minimum commitment of 5-8 hours a week. Our staff are full-time working volunteers, we communicate mostly through email. All staff are required to respond to emails on a daily basis. If you possess a high level of self-motivation, work well independently, strive for excellence, and can commit quality time per week on a regular basis to help achieve team goals, we’d like to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • ● Prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources

  • ● Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for

    corporate and foundation grants

  • ● Assess our organization's programs, goals and financial needs

  • ● Create timely and accurate reports of existing grant-funded projects

  • ● Assist with other fundraising projects as requested

    Requirements

  • ● 2+ years of experience with grant writing

  • ● Proficient Internet research skills

  • ● Familiarity with Foundation Directory Online or other databases

  • ● Ability to meet deadlines

  • ● Strong writing and communication skills

  • ● Excellent writing and editing skills

  • ● Interest in public health, food, and nutrition

  • ● Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Compensation Details: ​This is an unpaid/volunteer position. Hours are flexible and can be full-time or part-time, adapting to the candidate’s availability and class schedule (if necessary).

    Contact:​ Are you still interested? Applicants email your resume, cover letter, references, work samples and availability to ​contact@grindplusgrowth.com​. Interviews are conducted in-person or by telephone and/or zoom.

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About GRIND GROWTH

Location:

3801 CONNECTICUT ST, SAINT LOUIS, MO 63116, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate, empower, and inspire communities with long-term economic sustainability.

Description

Founded in 2019 by educator Valerie V. Liddell, Grind + Growth is a community-based business incubator focused on wealth creation in urban communities. We use advocacy, partnerships, mentorship, and trainings to provide families with the resources needed to achieve long-term economic sustainability. Through entrepreneurship training, talent development, and financial education, we educate, inspire, and empower individuals to start building legacies and secure financial futures.

Our organization is committed to economic growth, equity, and the development of the urban communities and their potential for prosperity. We believe that entrepreneurship and economic growth are the tools that will accelerate a prosperous future amongst economically-challenged demographics. We provide business acceleration programs, financial education courses, as well as classes that develop skills and strengths for the workforce.

Our vision and hope, is that by helping communities and families apply sound financial practices, they can achieve financial success and economic equality in business and in life.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3801 Connecticut StreetSt. Louis, MO 63116

(38.60057,-90.24664)
 

SKILLS

  • Financial Literacy
  • Youth Services
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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