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Grant Specialist

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Elena's Light
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New Haven, CT
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Published 4 months ago

We are looking to hire a dedicated Grant Writer to write grant proposals for Elena’s Light. The Grant Writer is responsible for finding grants that would be beneficial to Elena’s Light along with writing coherent, organized, and compelling proposals. Responsibilities include applying your knowledge of fundraising methods and plans to reach income goals, collaborating with team members in the organization to assist with other fundraising projects, and developing relationships with key stakeholders. Responsible for collaborating with staff to ensure timely completion of all grant deliverables, monitoring budgets to ensure appropriate and on-schedule grant spending, and preparing internal and external reports.

To ensure success Grant writers need to write well, have proficient knowledge of fundraising methods, and be committed to Elena’s Light’s mission. Preferred applicants are deadline-driven team players with outstanding multitasking abilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders.
  • Displaying adherence to the organization’s mission.
  • Maintaining proficient knowledge of the organization’s history and programs.
  • Assisting with the execution of the development department's strategy.
  • Identifying grant funding opportunities.
  • Writing, submitting, and managing grant proposals.
  • Furnishing prospective funders with supporting documents.
  • Collaborating with the Director of Program Development to compile annual reports.
  • Maintaining records in hard copies and computer databases.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • An independent, detail-oriented, and motivated self-starter
  • Experienced in grant writing and research (Minimum 6 months professional experience)
  • Have well-developed professional and academic writing skills 
  • Financially savvy and familiar with budgetary management of nonprofit organizations.

How to apply : 

Please send your cover letter and resume to development@elenaslight.org and info@elenaslight.org On the subject line write the position you are applying for. 

We are looking to hire a dedicated Grant Writer to write grant proposals for Elena’s Light. The Grant Writer is responsible for finding grants that would be beneficial to Elena’s Light along with writing coherent, organized, and compelling…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
58 Fountain Street, New Haven, CT 06515, United States

How to Apply

How to apply : 

Please send your cover letter and resume to development@elenaslight.org and info@elenaslight.org 

On the subject line write the position you are applying for.

How to apply : 

Please send your cover letter and resume to development@elenaslight.org and info@elenaslight.org 

On the subject line write the position you are applying for.

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