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Grant writer

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PURPOSE OF ROLE 

  • To gather documentation and fulfill the necessary requirements of various funding bodies to formally seek funding on behalf of the Society  

ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  • Must gain a complete understanding of the program for which he/she is requesting funding. 
  • Will be interviewing key people within the society, and perform comprehensive research into the project 
  • Perform in-depth research into grant-making organizations 
  • Write grant applications that display meticulous grammar and spelling 
  • Analyze the feasibility of the project’s budget 
  • Research each grant-making association’s guidelines 
  • Strictly adhere to these guidelines 
  • After sending a grant proposal, stay connected with each grant-making organization to check on the progress 
  • If asked, send progress reports to any grant-making organization that has funded a program 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Persuasive: Must be able to make your proposal sound so attractive that the grant-making company will be happy to fulfill your request 
  • Analytical: Need to use both analytical and creative skills 
  • Creativity: Must be able to choose the most creative solution for presenting the grant proposal 
  • Problem Solving: Creative problem-solving talents 
  • Oral and Interpersonal Skills: Must have excellent face to face, and telephone conversational skills 
  • Cost Consciousness: Must be prudent, and can work within the proposed budget 
  • Highly attentive to detail 
  • Organized, self-directed, and able to work independently, or with a team 


PURPOSE OF ROLE 

  • To gather documentation and fulfill the necessary requirements of various funding bodies to formally seek funding on behalf of the Society  

ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  • Must gain a complete understanding of the program for which he…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Surrey, BC, Canada
Associated Location

Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society

13320 78 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 0H6, Canada
481

How to Apply

If you are interested in this volunteer position please send an email to our executive director at Info@lmdss.com

If you are interested in this volunteer position please send an email to our executive director at Info@lmdss.com

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