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ORGANIZATION: MCINTOSH ROLLINS FOUNDATION

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Organization: McIntosh Rollins Foundation (MRF)

Location: Philadelphia, PA (remote)

Time commitment: 1 hour per week

Position type: Volunteer, with opportunity to become paid

About MRF:

The McIntosh Rollins Foundation (MRF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of artist Dox Thrash. We're committed to creating accessible community programming and exhibitions that celebrate the contributions of Black artists to the cultural landscape of Philadelphia. We rely on the support of passionate volunteers to achieve our goals and make a meaningful impact in our community.

Position description:

MRF is seeking a volunteer grant writer to help us secure upstart funding to support community programming, exhibitions, and paying our volunteers for their time. The grant writer will work closely with the creative director and volunteer coordinator to identify funding opportunities and develop grant proposals that align with MRF's mission and goals.

This position requires excellent research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work independently and meet deadlines. The time commitment is approximately 1 hour per week, with flexibility to work around the volunteer's schedule. The position has the opportunity to become paid as MRF secures funding for paid staff positions.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research on potential funding opportunities
  • Develop grant proposals that align with MRF's mission and goals
  • Work collaboratively with the creative director and volunteer coordinator to ensure grant proposals are completed on time and meet all requirements
  • Track progress of grant applications and report on outcomes

How to apply:

To apply for this volunteer position, please send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications to Sophia Salganicoff, Creative Director & Volunteer Coordinator at MRF, at thrash.mrf@hmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest in supporting the McIntosh Rollins Foundation.

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About MCINTOSH ROLLINS FOUNDATION

Location:

32 ANTHONY DR, NEWARK, DE 19702, US

Mission Statement

The McIntosh Rollins Foundation is committed to honoring the legacy of Dox Thrash, a renowned printmaker and inventor from Philadelphia. Our mission is to preserve and promote his private collection, which represents a significant contribution to the history of American art. Through our efforts, we strive to increase awareness and appreciation of Thrash's innovative techniques and artistic vision, while providing educational opportunities to future generations of artists and art enthusiasts. We are dedicated to ensuring that Thrash's legacy endures and continues to inspire and influence the art world for years to come.

Description

MRF's work is crucial to preserving a part of Philadelphia's cultural heritage. As a city with a rich artistic history, Philadelphia has a responsibility to honor the contributions of its local artists and ensure that their legacies endure. By supporting the MRF and its efforts to preserve the work of Dox Thrash, Philadelphians and descendants of Thrash alike are investing in the cultural fabric of their community and contributing to the ongoing dialogue surrounding the importance of art in our society. Through education and outreach programs, the MRF also helps to ensure that Thrash's legacy is accessible to a broad audience, further enhancing the community's investment in the preservation of his work.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity
Arts & Culture, Education & Literacy, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Financial Planning
  • Arts Administration
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Resource Development / Management

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