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Grant Writer (Ages 55+) for Gracie’s Giving Hands

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ORGANIZATION: Gracie's Giving Hands



Quick Overview: If you have grant writing and management experience and are passionate about supporting the unhoused community in Los Angeles, becoming a grant writer for Gracie's Giving Hands could be for you!

Organization Name: Gracie's Giving Hands

Organization Website: https://graciesgivinghands.org/

Mission: "Founded in 2021, Gracie's Giving Hands was born out of a place of empathy and love in order to provide support programs to our community in need. Including but not limited to unhoused individuals, the youth, and families facing financial struggles. We provide clothing, food, toiletries, and other essential resources to the community. Our mission is to show our community in need the love, hope, support, and encouragement we have found. We do this by restoring self-esteem, value, and dignity to those facing hardships. We hope and want unhoused people to know that they are not forgotten, that they matter, and that they are loved."

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Gracie's Giving Hands is looking for experienced grant writers/fundraisers/networkers who can research and identify funding, as well as develop, write, and submit proposals, letters, reports, and other materials as necessary to secure grant support from foundations, corporations, and government funding sources. The pro bono grant writer they are looking for will have excellent writing, grammar, and communication skills.

The volunteer will:

Investigate and identify prospective funding sources.

Research, develop, and write inquiries, letters, and other fundraising documents.

Draft compelling grant proposal narratives and other correspondence to solicit grant funds.

Track and monitor proposals, their deadlines, and requirements.

Requirements:

Experience in philanthropy and non-profit organizations

Experience as a non-profit grant researcher or writer

Working knowledge of MS Office

Demonstrated strong planning, communication, and organizational skills

Excellent writing, grammar, and research skills.

Time Commitment:

Flexible hours to be determined each week until the completion of the project, remote volunteer role, volunteers will need to be mindful of deadlines.

Physical Requirements:

This opportunity is remote

Age requirement: This opportunity is for 55 and older volunteers only

More opportunities with Gracie's Giving Hands

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Gracie's Giving Hands

Location:

106 1/2 Judge John Aiso Street #419, Los Angeles, CA 90012, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 2021, Gracie’s Giving Hands was born out of a place of empathy and love in order to provide support programs to our community in need. Including but not limited to unhoused individuals, the youth, and families facing financial struggles. We provide clothing, food, toiletries, and other essential resources to the community. Our mission is to show our community in need the love, hope, support, and encouragement we have found. We do this by restoring self-esteem, value, and dignity to those facing hardships. We hope and want unhoused people to know that they are not forgotten, that they matter, and that they are loved.

Description

We need volunteers, donors, grant writers, and fundraising help. Our organization is

growing, and we are in need of a van to distribute our donations, such as clothing, hygiene supplies, and food.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
People with Disabilities
Community, Homeless & Housing, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Thu Sep 01, 2022 - Fri Jun 30, 2023
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

Los Angeles, CA 90012

(34.06533,-118.24389)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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