Nonprofit

Grants and Development Coordinator

Hybrid
Work must be performed in Texas, US
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Published 28 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Part Time
Start Date
July 29, 2024
Application Deadline
June 21, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate
Compensation
USD $26 - $32 / hour

Description

About KidLinks:

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides healing, hope, and happiness for children and families through music therapy programs, therapeutic music entertainment, and online music media. For over four decades, KidLinks has provided healing experiences for children with special challenges, funded therapeutic music initiatives, implemented university-level music therapy training, and offered free/low-cost treatment programs for children with special needs and unique challenges. KidLinks has proudly and positively impacted the lives of over 425,000 children and caregivers.


Ideal Candidate:

This goal-oriented and independent individual is motivated by a passion for KidLinks’ mission and a drive for continuous learning and improvement. KidLinks is strengthening and expanding our efforts to measure our impact, diversify and engage our donors, continuously improve our programs, and grow our organization to meet the needs of those served by our mission. The Grants and Development Coordinator will be a project manager and problem solver with an eye toward creativity and innovation. This role requires an individual who can balance strong attention to detail and analytical skills with an engaging and relationship-focused approach to working with people.


Primary Responsibilities & Duties:

Reporting to and working closely with KidLinks’ Co-Executive Director (Development), the Grants and Development Coordinator is a new role with a key focus on supporting fundraising by building a robust grantmaking portfolio, assisting in ongoing and special program projects, and ensuring well-coordinated and thoughtfully executed programmatic and development processes.


● Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward private, corporate, and government-affiliated foundations to meet annual revenue goals

● Collaborate with program staff to identify funding needs, create compelling cases for support, and

compile information and budgets for grant requests and follow-up reports

● Research, write, submit, and present LOI (letters of intent) and grant applications for organizational and program needs

● Track and complete reporting needs with grantors to fulfill grant recipient requirements

● Gather data about KidLinks program services demographics and impact to support grant writing

● Manage annual grant calendar to meet critical deadlines

● Attend occasional events to cultivate grantor contacts and learn of new opportunities

● Provide logistical support during annual fundraising events (Patron Party in January, Symphony of Chefs in February, and Energy Golf Classic in October) and future endowment donors’ luncheon

● Assist with donor data management, gift processing/acknowledgments, monthly reporting, quarterly campaigns and mailings, an endowment campaign, tax receipts, and generating database mailing lists for fundraising events


Qualifications and Skills:

● Bachelor’s Degree is required

● 3-5 years of professional work experience in fundraising or nonprofit sector

● Grant writing experience or working on a grant writing team

● Excellent oral and written communication skills

● Mature interpersonal style and ability to interact well with a diverse range of people

● An independent, self-starter, operates with a high level of personal responsibility and optimism

● Demonstrated proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making ability

● Excellent technology proficiency and accuracy

● Prior direct fundraising experience beyond grant making and familiarity with Little Green Light or other donor management software are a plus


Benefits:

This position is part-time (20 hours/week) and is hybrid (in-person and remote). Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience. The position includes a monthly cell phone allowance. We are a dynamic and friendly team dedicated to the KidLinks mission.


To apply:

Interested applicants should EMAIL cover letter, resume, and (part-time) salary requirements to

info@kidlinks.org with “Grants and Development Coordinator” as the subject. The materials must be provided to be considered.


KidLinks is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, physical or mental challenge, or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

We are committed to building an organization that is increasingly representative of the communities that we serve. To this end, due regard will be paid to recruiting candidates with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds.

About KidLinks:

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides healing, hope, and happiness for children and families through music therapy programs, therapeutic music entertainment, and online music media. For over four decades…

Benefits

This position is part-time (20 hours/week) and is hybrid (in-person and remote). Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience. The position includes a monthly cell phone allowance. We are a dynamic and friendly team dedicated to the KidLinks mission.

This position is part-time (20 hours/week) and is hybrid (in-person and remote). Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience. The position includes a monthly cell phone…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in Texas, US
2904 Floyd St, Dallas, TX 75204, USA

How to Apply

Interested applicants should EMAIL cover letter, resume, and (part-time) salary requirements to

info@kidlinks.org with “Grants and Development Coordinator” as the subject. The materials must be provided to be considered.

Interested applicants should EMAIL cover letter, resume, and (part-time) salary requirements to

info@kidlinks.org with “Grants and Development Coordinator” as the subject. The…

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