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Grants Director for Girls on the Run

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ORGANIZATION: Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento

Girls on the Run is looking for a volunteer Grants Director to join our Board of Directors!

The Girls on the Run program provides a safe and interactive way to learn about healthy living that includes an introduction and education on important topics such as goal setting, cooperation, healthy decision-making, and self-respect--while training for a 5K event. The innovative curriculum teaches girls to listen and open up while also encouraging them to commit to a healthy lifestyle and harness the inner strength that they possess. Our important mission is accomplished by giving girls the tools to make positive choices for a healthy body and mind, while reducing the many risks they face today.

Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento was established in 2003 and spans five counties - Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo. We served 550 girls this Spring 2022, and are actively looking to grow and expand our program to serve more girls.

The Grants Director is primarily responsible for the council’s grant process, from application through management of grant requirements.

Board Member Responsibilities:

● Regularly attend Board meetings and related important meetings

● Make a serious commitment to participate actively in Board work

● Volunteer for and willingly accept assignments and complete them thoroughly and on time

● Stay informed about committee matters, prepare well for meetings, and reviews and comments on minutes and reports

● Gets to know other Board members and builds collegial working relationships that contribute to consensus

● Is active in committees, annual evaluation, and planning efforts

● Participates in fundraising for the organization

Grants Director Responsibilities:

· Understand and believe in the mission of Girls on the Run

· Monitor and manage the ongoing process of researching, writing, editing, and submitting grants

· Provide updates to the Board regarding grant applications

· Assist in the management of grants fulfillments (as necessary)

· Coordinate with Treasurer and Executive Director to complete grants

· Assist Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento with any other projects, events, assignments, or communications

Interested applicants should submit a resume electronically to

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About Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento


P.O. Box 19602, Sacramento, CA 95819, US

Mission Statement

To prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living.


Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento is a local chapter of Girls on the Run International ( Meeting in small teams or connecting virtually, trained volunteer coaches inspire girls to build confidence and other important life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and physical activity. The resarch-based curriculum covers understanding ourselves, valuing relationships and teamwork, and recognizing how we can shape the world at large.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth


Wed May 18, 2022 - Fri Jul 29, 2022


P.O. Box 19602Sacramento, CA 95819



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