Grant Writer – Job Description
E.F.S. International Charitable Foundation, Inc. is a community development corporation and public charity focused on improving impoverished and blighted communities throughout the united states. Our mission is to redesign, develop, and improve these areas; so that they maintain a strong sense of community by rebuilding their relationships with themselves, employers, and government agencies by becoming economically viable.
Our desire is to become a leading force in connecting people, ideas and information through mixed-use development projects, ongoing media and public outreach programs all of which are designed to enhance the communities outlook.
Grant Writing Team’s Responsibilities:
Our Grant Writing team is designed to operate on a part time basis, and report directly to the Vice President of Development and the Senior Public Relations Manager. The Grant Writer will be responsible for researching, writing, and coordinating the grant application process through government, state, and local agencies; inclusive of this will be the management of proposals and maintaining a donor database.
The Grant Writer Teams Duties:
· Write high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents from our list of fifteen (15) different community-based programs that qualify for federal, state, and local funding.
· Responsible for researching, collecting data, in the writing of each grant
· Work with department managers to compile all financial and supporting data
· Manage the proposal submission process to ensure timely submission of all required materials
· Develop and maintain a proposal calendar for each of the fifteen (15) different community-based programs
· Coordinate and follow-up on the progress of each submitted proposal
· Develop an annual grant strategy for each program
· Conduct prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new grants
· Perform other duties as assigned
· A minimum of 2 years college attendance with a least one year-experience in research and grant writing; for a nonprofit is a plus
· Enrolled in college for a Bachelor’s Degree or better is a minimum requirement
· Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals
· Knowledge of foundations and corporations that can donate to our list of programs
· Detail-oriented, organized, deadline-driven
· Clear, precise and compelling writing skills
· Able to effectively communicate
· Motivated self-starters with the ability to work independently with purpose and accuracy in a fast-paced environment
· High proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
The Grant Writing team schedule is to work a minimum of 15 hours per week Monday through Saturday; working remotely from home with the probability of a formal visit from senior management on occasions to monitor progress.