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Grants Coordinator

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Creativity Explored
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San Francisco, CA
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Published 12 days ago

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

Creativity Explored is a San Francisco nonprofit that partners with people with developmental disabilities to create an artistic, studio-based collective where the creative capacity of any person can flourish. We do this by placing the work, needs, culture, and experience of artists with developmental disabilities at the center of the community in a way that honors humanity, respects self-agency, and nurtures creative potential.

CE is a warm, fast-paced, and fun place to work, with a long-serving multidisciplinary staff that is deeply committed to our community. A San Francisco icon, CE was voted Best Art Gallery and Best Nonprofit this year in SF Bay Guardian & 48Hills. Visit our website at creativityexplored.org to learn more.

Creativity Explored is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and sustaining an equitable and inclusive work environment where diversity is celebrated and valued. BIPOC, people with disabilities, and bilingual/bicultural individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Creativity Explored is seeking a mission-driven professional with grant writing experience to join its development department. Creativity Explored’s Grants Coordinator position is a crucial role designed to enhance the development department’s ability to leverage new opportunities, cultivate relationships, solicit and steward institutional and government funding and maintain high standards of excellence in all external relationships and communications.

The Grants Coordinator has primary responsibilities including prospect research, grant writing, grant reporting and funder stewardship.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Proposal and Report Writing

● Collaborate with program and development team members to create compelling grant proposals, funding requests and grant reports to corporations, foundations and government agencies

● Write and assemble most or all sections of each grant proposal and reports, with key input from development and program team members

● Work with relevant administrative staff to develop accurate budgets according to proposal requirements

● Coordinate with relevant team members in order to solicit timely and appropriate input / review of grant proposals and reports prior to submission deadlines

● Review guidelines for all grant proposals and reports to make sure all submissions are accurately formatted and include all required information, including budgets and supporting materials

● Manage government and foundation reporting

Grants Management

● In partnership with the Development Director, manage the grant proposal and report calendar

● Maintain current pipeline to reflect all grant activity

● Work with the program team to track outcomes and artist impact stories

● Work with Development Director to manage donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategy for grants

● Track current grant reporting cycles and renewal processes, ensuring stewardship to encourage continued funding Fundraising Events

● Assists with fundraising event projects as requested Other Duties

● Performs any other reasonably-related duties as requested by the Development Director

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Organizational Relationship

The Grants Coordinator is expected to work productively in a team environment.

SELECTION CRITERIA

● Associate degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred in social service, public administration, or other related field

● One plus years of grant coordinating experience preferred

● Excellent written and verbal communication skills

● Highly organized and motivated

● Comfort working independently and with a diverse team

● Creative thinker and problem solver with attention to detail

● Willingness to foster a culture of fundraising by working cooperatively with board members and staff

● Interest, enthusiasm and affinity for Creativity Explored’s mission

● Enthusiasm to learn from and advocate for developmentally disabled people

● Proficiency in Google Suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Drive) required

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

● Complete and maintain CPR and First Aid certification (initial certification to be completed within 30 days of hire)

● Complete Creativity Explored staff training pertinent to position job responsibilities as assigned

OTHER INFORMATION

This position is an ongoing regular, part-time position with daytime, weekday hours, and possible weekend hours on occasion. Schedule and number of hours will be determined during the hiring process.

The position is eligible to receive benefits as described in Creativity Explored’s Personnel Policies, including holiday and sick leave; health, dental and vision insurance; retirement benefits with an employer match; commuter benefits; life and disability insurance and medical flex spending.

Offers are subject to satisfactory Criminal Records Clearance check and proof of negative TB test results completed within the last year.

To apply, please email the following information to jobs@creativityexplored.org PDF format only. No calls, please.

● Cover letter stating why you are interested in the position, any previous relevant experience, and why you would be a good fit at Creativity Explored

● Resumé

For more information about Creativity Explored, please visit our website at: www.creativityexplored.org 

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

Creativity Explored is a San Francisco nonprofit that partners with people with developmental disabilities to create an artistic, studio-based collective where the creative capacity of any person can…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 23, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 4, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required

Salary

$25 - $29 per hour, depending on experience

Benefits

This position is an ongoing regular, part-time position with daytime, weekday hours, and possible weekend hours on occasion. Schedule and number of hours will be determined during the hiring process.

The position is eligible to receive benefits as described in Creativity Explored’s Personnel Policies, including holiday and sick leave; health, dental and vision insurance; retirement benefits with an employer match; commuter benefits; life and disability insurance and medical flex spending. 

This position is an ongoing regular, part-time position with daytime, weekday hours, and possible weekend hours on occasion. Schedule and number of hours will be determined during…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
Associated Location
3245 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

How to Apply

To apply, please email the following information to jobs@creativityexplored.org PDF format only. No calls, please.

● Cover letter stating why you are interested in the position, any previous relevant experience, and why you would be a good fit at Creativity Explored

● Resumé

For more information about Creativity Explored, please visit our website at: www.creativityexplored.org 

To apply, please email the following information to jobs@creativityexplored.org PDF format only. No calls, please.

● Cover letter stating why you are interested in the position, any…

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