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Grant Writer and Development Consultant  

 

Employment Type: Consultant (8-12 hours/week) 

Location: Washington D.C., USA 

Post Date:  

 

About DVRP  

 

The Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project’s (DVRP) mission is to address, prevent, and end domestic violence and sexual assault in Asian/Pacific Islander communities while empowering survivors to rebuild their lives after abuse. DVRP was founded in 1995 by Asian/Pacific Islander women to provide access to services for A/PI survivors with cultural and language barriers. DVRP continues to be survivor-led and driven, focusing on dismantling the root causes of violence stemming from racism, xenophobia, and white supremacy while empowering survivors to rebuild their lives after abuse. In the past year, DVRP has provided services to 239 survivors of violence in 20 languages and conducted 39 workshops with 1091 participants. 

 

Job Overview: 

 

The Grant Writer & Development consultant will work closely with the Development Team and Executive Director to increase DVRP’s operational capacity by building revenue through securing grants, individual donations, and major gifts. We are seeking a candidate with proven experience in donor engagement across diverse stakeholder landscapes (i.e., foundations, corporations, academic institutions, government organizations, etc.). Additionally, the consultant should have excellent research, communication, and writing skills needed for grant writing. 

 

 

Responsibilities: 

 

Grant Writing  

  • Research to identify Federal and State grants, that match DVRP’s mission and priorities. 
  • Knowledgeable about DVRP’s mission, including its organizational and programmatic priorities.  
  • Perform research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants for both restricted and unrestricted funds  
  • Writing, submitting, and managing grant proposals; including a calendar to manage reporting deadlines, grant renewals etc. 
  • Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs. 
  • Oversees the preparation of persuasive solicitations, proposals, reports, correspondence and other development-related communication materials in support of the Executive Director and development-related activities 

Donor Engagement   

  • Identify, solicit, and cultivate donors, such as individuals, corporations, and/or foundations 
  • Coordinate with DVRP staff to identify operational requirements and needs and synthesize information into a tangible goal and objective for the grant writing. 
  • Makes effective use of EveryAction prospect management and donor database and other institutional and community resources to ensure appropriate management of donors, prospects, and partners 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: 

  • Demonstrated ability in securing major grants and gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other private funding sources 
  • Database management skills (Familiarity with EveryAction preferred)  
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with prospects, donors, and/or volunteers in a wide range of roles 
  • Must be organized, flexible, and agile to competing priorities and deadlines  
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups 
  • Prefer expertise and experience working for a non-profit with a focus on gender, women’s empowerment, and address gender-based violence  
  • Self-starter with proven ability to pay close attention to detail while maintaining a broad perspective on program goals and approaches 
  • Proficiency in the use of Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat; SharePoint proficiency preferred 

 

This consultant will report to the Executive Director.  

Grant Writer and Development Consultant  

 

Employment Type: Consultant (8-12 hours/week) 

Location: Washington D.C., USA 

Post Date:  

 

About DVRP  

 

The Asian/Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project’s (DVRP) mission is to address, prevent, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    February 7, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    January 31, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional
Compensation
USD $50 - USD $75
/ hour

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
P.O. Box 14268, Washington, DC 20044, United States

How to Apply

Please submit to the Hiring Committee at hr@dvrp.org with a title, "Development Coordinator.” 

  1.  Resume  
  2. Cover letter 
  3. A 3-page writing sample that highlight your grant writing skills  
  4. At least 3 references 

 

We will be responding to applications on a rolling basis until January 31st, 2022, and will not respond to phone inquiries. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. 

 

 

 

DVRP is committed to equal opportunity in employment and, in accordance with the District of Columbia Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, does not discriminate on the basis of “race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, and place of residence or business. 

 

 

 

Please submit to the Hiring Committee at hr@dvrp.org with a title, "Development Coordinator.” 

  1.  Resume  
  2. Cover letter 
  3. A 3-page writing sample that highlight your grant writing skills  
  4. At…

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