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ORGANIZATION: SILENCE THE SHAME INC

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About Us:

Silence the Shame has an opening for a highly motivated VOLUNTEER Grant Writer. He/she will be responsible for securing grant funding primarily for our mental health programming. Previous experience in grant writing and/or proposal writing is required.

Silence the Shame, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating mental health stigma, reducing health disparities, and improving rates of suicide among vulnerable populations. Through community conversations, compelling content, and culturally responsive programs, we aim to normalize the conversation, peel back the layers of shame, and promote mental wellness for vulnerable and disparate population groups, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ+), individuals in high-stress jobs, older adults and rural communities. Silence the Shame was branded to eliminate the shame and stigma of mental health challenges.

Job Overview:

Under the direction of the Executive Director, he/she will be responsible for researching, identifying, and securing grants, in support of the organization's programs and initiatives. This role requires excellent research and writing skills, as well as the ability to build and maintain relationships with potential funders and stakeholders. The Grant Writer will work closely with the Executive Director to develop and implement a comprehensive grants strategy that aligns with the Foundation's mission and goals.


Responsibilities:

  • Research and identify potential grant opportunities from government agencies, foundations, corporations, and other funding sources.
  • Write and submit compelling grant proposals, applications, and reports that effectively communicate the Foundation's mission, programs, and impact.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to gather necessary information and data for grant applications and reports.
  • Develop and maintain a grants calendar to track deadlines, requirements, and reporting obligations.
  • Managing awarded grants, including monitoring and preparing grant applications, reports and deadlines.
  • Build and maintain relationships with funders.
  • Monitor and track grant awards, to ensure compliance with grant terms and reporting requirements, both programmatic and financial reporting.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as nonprofit management, business administration, communications, or a related field preferred.
  • Previous grant writing experience and/or proposal writing is required.
  • Excellent research, writing, and editing skills, with the ability to craft compelling narratives and proposals.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with grant funders and other team members.
  • Knowledge of grant compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.

What We Offer:

  • Get nonprofit experience to boost your Résumé!
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A collaborative and supportive environment.

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About SILENCE THE SHAME INC

Location:

3000 OLD ALABAMA ROAD, Suite 119, ALPHARETTA, GA 30022, US

Mission Statement

Silence the Shame works to empower and educate communities on mental health and wellness.

Description

Silence the Shame is a mental health education and awareness non-profit organization. Through the community conversations, compelling content and outreach programs, we aim to normalize the conversation, peel back the layers of shame, eliminate the stigma and provide support for mental wellbeing.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training

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