LOCATION: Remote

REPORT TO: Executive Director

HOURS: 8-10 hours/month, 12 month commitment

COMPENSATION: $25/hour

START DATE: January 9, 2023

 

Organization Overview

GRACE Cares, founded in 2002, partners with local heroes and communities on small-scale community development projects with big impacts. Our mission is to empower communities around the world to foster, preserve, and share their indigenous cultures and traditions. This is accomplished by building healthy, educated, productive communities. GRACE Cares provides expertise, funding, and support for health, education, cultural preservation, and economic development projects. Find out more at www.gracecares.org

Position Overview

The Grant Writer will focus on grant searching and writing for various GRACE Cares partner projects. Projects vary in scale, location, and sector. The Grant Writer will also be responsible for tracking and monitoring proposal deadlines and requirements, maintaining accurate electronic records of documents, submissions, and emails, and phone calls to prospective funders. GRACE Cares offers a flexible working environment where all staff are 100% remote and are able to define their own hours (within reason).

Responsibilities

Research and identify potential grant funding sources.

Write inquiries, letters, proposals, and other fundraising documents.

Create and send acknowledgment letters and reports to corporate and foundation donors.

Identify new funders to support projects.

Work directly with Project Leaders to determine funding needs and program planning.

Ensure that all submissions and correspondences with foundations and corporations are completed in a timely manner.

Track and monitor proposal deadlines and requirements.

Maintain/create Grant databases and tracking systems.

Monitor results of efforts, such as proposal acceptance rate.

Maintain accurate electronic files for donors and prospects.

Other duties as assigned such as:

Supervise Grant Interns and Staff assigned to grant writing initiatives.

Assist with other fundraising efforts and engagement activities, such as presentations, meeting with funders, etc.

Offer grant searching and writing training to Partner Projects and Staff as needed.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Political Science, Communications, Non-profit Management, or related field required. Master’s in a related field is strongly preferred.

At least 2 years of experience writing grant proposals.

Strong organizational, interpersonal, computer, and research skills.

Passionate about GRACE Cares’ mission and impact.

Ability to write an accurate, compelling narrative that uses grammar and spelling correctly.

Ability to organize and balance project budgets.

 

To apply, please send a brief cover letter and resume/CV to [email protected]

Organization
GRACE Cares
Type
Contract
Job Posting Expires On
01/31/2023