GRANT WRITER

Exton 19335, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

This position will be responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
  • Provide stewardship to current donors, including work with Grants & Research Manager to provide regular written updates (newsletters etc) to corporate and foundation donors.
  • Understanding of institutional history and programs
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.
  • Track statistics relevant to development and work with Program Directors to compile written materials necessary for donor stewardship (participant number and diversity, educational program attendance, etc).
  • Work with other staff members to develop input for all written institutional materials (including Annual Report, Member magazine).
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested

 




Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Strong editing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.
  • Strong contributor in team environments

 




Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience with grant writing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in communication or related field
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising.
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments.
  • Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Able to monitor and meet income goals.


To Apply: Email resume to [email protected]

Contact: Chief Operating Officer

Salary: Competitive

Fax: 6103210995

E-Mail: [email protected]

Website: http://triskelesprograms.org/

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