Grant Writer Position Available

We are looking for a contract grant writer to help us research, apply for and follow through with grant opportunities that can help fund both existing and developing programs for 2017 and 2018. 

  • Chef Ann News
  • July 27, 2017
  • By: Danielle Staunton
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We anticipate there will be 15-20 hours of work per week. Below is a list of responsibilities and qualifications:

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 that area match for the organization.
  • Work with programs and marketing team to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
  • Provide stewardship to future funders like regular written updates (newsletters etc) to corporate and foundation donors.
  • Maintain records in database a tracking the progress and status of all leads and active funders. 

Knowledge & Skills:

  • STRONG written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals
  • Strong editing skills
  • Ability to write and edit expediently
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research
  • Resourcefulness; the ability to be given a direction and deliver results through self-directed approaches 
  • Understanding of and affinity towards school food reform and/or childhood wellness movements is a plus

Qualifications:

  • ​Minimum of two years experience with grant writing
  • 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
  • Proven track record in creating successful grant proposals
  • Strong preference for those living in the Denver/Boulder area 

Compensation:

Pay range is $25-30/hour and is commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume, both of which should demonstrate your experience, qualifications, educational background, and your desire to fill this position, to Danielle Staunton, Development Director, danielle@chefannfoundation.org with the subject title “CAF Grant Writer” by August, 15th. 

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