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ORGANIZATION: PUGET SOUND GRANTWRITERS ASSOCIATION

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Puget Sound Grantwriters Association

Board of Directors: Director Job Description

Qualifications:

Must be PSGA member in good standing

Demonstrate skills, interests and/or background relevant to this Job Description

Term of Office:

Elected for a two-year term in January

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine the mission and policy for PSGA
  • Enhance the organization's public standing, clearly articulating the mission, accomplishments, and goals to the public and garnering support from the community
  • Provide financial oversight; ensure adequate resources
  • Ensure legal and ethical integrity; maintain accountability
  • Recruit and orient new Board members, periodically assessing Board performance
  • Actively encourage and support leadership development among PSGA members
  • Ensure organizational planning, actively participating in the planning process, and assisting with implementing and monitoring progress on goals
  • Determine, monitor, and strengthen PSGA's programs and services, making sure they are consistent with the mission, and monitoring effectiveness
  • Oversee and lead the planning of programs, conferences, and training sessions through a committee structure to assure consistent high quality
  • Support recruiting sponsors and/or speakers for lunchtime programs, Funders Forums, training sessions, and other events, as needed

Expectations:

  • Be a dues-paying member of the PSGA
  • Attend bimonthly Board meetings; bylaws indicate an expectation of 70% attendance record
  • Attend an annual planning retreat
  • Attend PSGA programs, conferences, and events and represent the leadership by welcoming and connecting with the participants
  • Serve productively on a minimum of one committee
  • Recruit volunteers to serve on committees
  • Time commitment: 2 hours every other month for Board meetings; 3-5 hours a month for Board committee participation (will vary by committee and time of year); 5-6 hours for the annual retreat.

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About PUGET SOUND GRANTWRITERS ASSOCIATION

Location:

120 STATE AVE NE 303, OLYMPIA, WA 98501, US

Mission Statement

The Puget Sound Grantwriters Association promotes responsible, effective grantseeking and fosters connections among grantseekers, nonprofits, and funders.

Description

The Puget Sound Grantwriters Association was founded by Goodwin Deacon in 1990 and became a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in 2000. Today, we have over 300+ members. As far as we know, we are the first successful grantwriters’ organization in the United States. We still have the most active regional grantwriters’ association in the country.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Board Development
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Board Development, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Analysis
  • Professional Development
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Analytics

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment: 2 hours every other month for Board meetings; 3-5 hours a month for Board committee participation (will vary by committee and time of year); 5-6 hours for the annual retreat.  
  • Member of Puget Sound Grant Writer Association, two-year commitment to serve on the board.

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