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Development Manager (Grants)

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GirlForward | Chicago, IL
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GirlForward


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Published 8 days ago

Start Date

September 3, 2019

Application Deadline

August 2, 2019

Salary

At least $40,000


The Development Manager (Grants) is responsible for growing and enhancing GirlForward’s revenue stream through prospect research, grant writing and grant reporting. This role reports to the Executive Director and includes work in strategy, grants management and administration.

Strategy

  • With direction from and in consultation with ED, determine appropriate grant requests according to GirlForward’s programmatic and budgetary needs and the priorities/focus of institutions
  • Attend events and conduct outreach to build new relationships with potential funders
  • In collaboration with team, find ways to engage institutional funders with programming
  • Support ED in determining fundraising goals for foundations during preparation of annual GirlForward budget

Grants Management

  • Conduct prospect research
  • Using online searching and networking opportunities, find new potential institutional funders for GirlForward
  • Enter foundation and corporate prospect information into Granthub, including deadlines and contacts
  • Write and submit proposals
  • Collaborating with team members and communicating with girls, gather testimonials, data, and other information as needed
  • Manage communication throughout grant process
  • Coordinate site visits with team members as needed
  • Reporting
  • Upload all grant reporting requirements into Granthub
  • Fulfill reports as needed, collaborating with team members to include relevant data and stories
  • Ensure reports are submitted according to deadlines

Administration

  • Recruit, hire and train intern(s) to support grants management work
  • Delegate tasks to interns and provide support and training as needed

The Development Manager (Grants) is responsible for growing and enhancing GirlForward’s revenue stream through prospect research, grant writing and grant reporting. This role reports to the Executive Director and includes work in…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Health insurance (incl. vision and dental), generous PTO policy

Health insurance (incl. vision and dental), generous PTO policy

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to info@girlforward.org. Please include cover letter in the body of the e-mail as well as in attachment form! PDF preferred but word docs are also acceptable. *Process is rolling so apply as soon as possible.*

Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to info@girlforward.org. Please include cover letter in the body of the e-mail as well as in attachment form! PDF preferred but…

Location

6263 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60660

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