GRANT WRITER

Published

11/02/2018

Start Date

01/14/2019

End Date

12/12/2019

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

kenyatta Avenue
Nakuru
39
+254
Kenya

Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Grant Writer

YOUNG AFRICA WOMEN INITIATIVES is non-profit organization. the organisation is currently working to raise funds to support its essential programs on human rights and Gender based violence projects.

The Grant Writer is primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively YAWI mission and programs to potential funders. Reporting to the Executive Director in Kenya, the Grant Writer will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.

Responsibilities include

  • Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders;
  • Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations;
  • Establishing and maintaining personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and program officers;
  • Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts;
  • Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports;
  • Conducting prospect research;
  • Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals’
  • Providing writing support for major donor and individual contribution letters and
  • acknowledgements.

Qualifications

The successful volunteer will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.

Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Volunteer must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly-organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information. A high level of computer literacy required.

Candidates must possess an ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form. A solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants, a Bachelor’s degree, years of relevant experience are required.

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

yawipgrms@gmail.com

To Apply

This is not an onsite position volunteer can work from their countries. however if a volunteer raises funds and wish to come and have an experience of the program implementation this can be arranged.

YAWI considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Please email: 2010yawip@gmail.com or yawipgrms@gmail.com


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