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Part time Grant writer for Non-Profit - remote

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A Child For All Inc.
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Stafford, VA
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PART-TIME GRANT WRITER POSITION – Remote work


A CHILD FOR ALL

A Child for All is a U.S. non-profit organization based in the Washington, D.C. area with current operations in Mali, West Africa. ACFA provides a safe and loving environment for vulnerable children who had been living on the streets. These children are given a home either in the house that our founder grew up in or on ACFA’s new 5 acre children’s complex. ACFA provides the nourishment, education, health care and attention necessary to thrive. Having grown up in Mali, ACFA’s founder possess a unique understanding of how to alleviate the dislocation and hopelessness that these children experience and ACFA provides the foundation for these children to grow and become empowered to achieve the futures they deserve.

Given the growing number of vulnerable children in the area, ACFA recently expanded its’ capacity by opening a new children's complex to serve vulnerable children and people in the surrounding communities. This Complex already includes a dormitory for the ACFA children as well as a school which has started kindergarten classes. The Complex will also include a healthcare clinic, a library and computer lab and a sports complex. ACFA's vision to empower Mali's children to achieve a future they deserve is only continued by the work of our supporters and volunteers across the globe. See www.acfacorp.org. 

ACFA is run by a small and dedicated working board that gathers monthly. Our board members are active advocates and ambassadors for the organization, eager to make a difference in the lives of Malian children.

DESCRIPTION OF JOB

This position is a part-time position of a maximum of 25 hours/month.

The Grant Writer will be responsible for writing and managing the grant development and proposal process, collaborating with ACFA leadership and working with volunteers who help with grant research. He/she must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, a professional and resourceful demeanor, the ability to work both independently and as a team player, and a desire to take initiative and manage numerous projects simultaneously. 

Major Responsibilities:

• Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources;

• Experience applying for and managing USAID grants;

• Work with ACFA’s Board of Directors to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs;

• Understanding of ACFA’s mission and programs and maintain potential grants database;

• Research, network, approach, and liaise with potential partners and build knowledge that informs future new grants strategies;

• Regularly checks relevant external information sources, such as FedBizOpps and Grants.gov, for updates on solicitations

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 grant databases.

• Experience with USAID grant application process and reporting requirements.

• 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.

• 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.

We especially welcome candidates with personal or professional experience in West or sub-Saharan Africa, including Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Diaspora Africans living in the U.S. and candidates who are fluent in French.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

• To be considered for this position, please submit a letter of interest and biography or resume to info@acfacorp.org.

•• To learn more about ACFA please visit our website at www.acfacorp.org


PART-TIME GRANT WRITER POSITION – Remote work


A CHILD FOR ALL

A Child for All is a U.S. non-profit organization based in the Washington, D.C. area with current operations in Mali, West Africa. ACFA provides a safe and loving environment for…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    May 24, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 21, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Up to $25/hour depending on experience

Level of Language Proficiency

French fluency a bonus

French fluency a bonus

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
21 Arbor LN, Stafford, VA 22554, United States

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS:

• To be considered for this position, please submit a letter of interest and biography or resume to info@acfacorp.org.


APPLICATION PROCESS:

• To be considered for this position, please submit a letter of interest and biography or resume to info@acfacorp.org.


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