Under the direction of the Vice President of Fund Development, the Grants Coordinator is primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to grant-making organizations and will persuasively communicate BGCT’s mission and programs to potential funders. Other core responsibilities include: researching new, current and lapsed grant opportunities; preparing and submitting grant applications and proposals; maintaining a calendar of submissions, reporting and other deadlines; preparing and submitting reports; and entering grant information into a donor management database.
- Research new grant funding opportunities that would be applicable for BGCT and review with VP Fund Development prior to application
- Develop, write and submit grant applications and proposals to grant-making organizations such as foundations
- Effectively communicate the organization’s mission and programs in compelling and persuasive ways to potential funders
- Collaborate with Finance and VP of Program Operations to prepare budgets, cases for support, program briefs, and data to demonstrate the impact of our programs
- Enter grant key grant information into donor management database (e.g. reporting, stewardship notes, etc.)
- Ensure prompt acknowledgement of all grants and gifts
- Maintain calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal submission deadlines, and reporting
- Conduct prospect research and update donor management database with detailed information about potential funders
- Identify lapsed funders by reviewing reports from our donor management database and grant files and explore additional funding opportunities
- Organize and prioritize projects to keep multiple efforts moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental materials required for proposals
Four years of experience in researching, writing and coordinating grants or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field is strongly preferred.
- Must be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.
- Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals; strong editing skills; and attention to detail.
- Ability to meet deadlines.
- Must be self-motivated and highly organized.
- Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research with a high level of computer literacy, and experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information.
- Knowledge of fundraising information sources, basic fundraising techniques and strategies, and knowledge of fundraising information sources.
- Ability to monitor and meet income goals.
- Must also have an understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants.
Interested candidates must submit a writing sample and letter of interest in order to be considered. Sample may be attached to resume or emailed to [email protected] Resume must be submitted through website prior to sending sample via email.
This position is part-time between 20-29 hours/week with flexible schedule and telecommuting work arrangements possible. The work schedule will be determined with supervisor but primarily during the office hours of Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pre-employment drug testing and a background check is part of our hiring process.
Open until filled. Review will begin May 24th.
Job Status: Part Time