Job Opportunity: Grant Writer at Seed Spot

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Position Overview: The grant writer is responsible for prospect research, grant writing, and grant reporting to reach fundraising goals for both the youth and adult programs. This includes the development of prospect pipelines and grants calendar, writing grants, responding to requests for proposals, producing donor documentation to secure funding, and completing grant reports as required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Generate prospect pipeline and maintain weekly research to increase amount of potential donors in database
  • Produce proposals that are specifically aligned to high probability grant opportunities
  • Consult with key members of the team to gather relevant information to ensure accuracy in all proposals
  • Develop and maintain stock language that speaks to relevancy and impact of our programs
  • Implement and maintain calendar of grant deadlines, reports, and other relevant information
  • Serve as lead point of contact for all proposals, leverage National Director of Development and CEO as needed
  • Complete all grant proposals per deadlines
  • Submit all grant reports on deadline

Key Qualifications, Attributes, and Skills:

  • Demonstrated track record of successful grant writing
  • Ability to conduct research, identify top prospects, and align the SEED SPOT mission to opportunities
  • Exceptional written communication skills, ability to translate complex information into simple terms
  • High level of attention to detail and ability to follow instructions
  • Strong oral communication and team building skills to effectively leverage the team to support grant needs

Reporting:

  • Reports to: CEO currently, National Director of Development in future

FY18 Performance Goals:

  • Secure $1.5M in philanthropic grant funding
  • Maintain accurate prospect pipeline and calendar of grant opportunities and deadlines
  • Submit all grants and grant reports on or before deadline

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