Do you have 3+ years’ experience in development and grants management?
We are currently in search of a NonprofitGrants Manager for a Social Services Organization. This position is based in Chicago, IL.
Organization Type: Social Services Organization
Location: Chicago, IL
Duration: Temporary, Temporary to Permanent
Schedule: Fulltime (40 hours/week)
Hourly Rate: $24-$26/hour
Salary: $55,000-$58,000 annual
Is This Your Dream Job? The Nonprofit Grants Manager will secure and manage foundation, corporate and government funding to support the programs and services of the organization as well as conduct prospect research to identify potential funders and funding opportunities. This is a great opportunity for someone who is currently unemployed and looking to start a new position ASAP.
Our Ideal Candidate:
3+ years’ experience in grants management and prospect research
Previous grant writing experience required
Excellent research skills, including working with online resources such as Foundation Directory Online and Donor Search
Proficient in MS Office Suite
High-level writing, proof reading and grammar skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to interact verbally with grant makers, staff, and guests
Ability to track deadlines, plan work accordingly, and complete multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Empathy for individuals who are experiencing homelessness
How You Will Spend Your Day:
Identify and target foundations, corporations and government grant opportunities
Develop and manage relationships with funders
Write and prepare Letters of Inquiry, matching requests to the interests of grant makers
Write and prepare grant applications and supporting materials to meet grant deadlines
Write grant thank-you letters, intake forms, and reports
Manage funder information in CRM database
Maintain calendar of all grant-related deadlines
Prepare monthly grant analysis schedule
Conduct prospect research and analysis of corporations and foundations to determine funding opportunities for annual goal setting and forecasting
Conduct prospect research and analysis to determine giving capacity and charitable affinity among high net worth individuals to support moves management strategies
Conduct research to identify and target sponsorship opportunities for fundraising events
Work with program staff to gather information to identify and update outcome statistics for use in grant requests and reports, as well as other fundraising and promotional activities
Identify and works with program staff to implement any new areas of outcome reporting that would be supportive of fundraising efforts
We’d love to hear from you.
If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Nonprofit Grants Manager” the subject line.
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