Main Areas of Responsibility:
Responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to grantmaking organizations and government agencies that persuasively communicate Explora’s mission and programs to potential funders. Conducts prospect research; assembles and submits grant requests; maintains a calendar of submission, acknowledgement, and reporting deadlines. Establishes and nurtures relationships with foundation, corporate, and individual donors.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Develop and write grant proposals to private grantmaking organizations and public agencies at the city, state, and federal level; collaborate with Explora staff to collect data, program/project achievements, and quotes/photos to write and submit timely grant reports; and manage the annual grants calendar, which includes routine prospecting for grant opportunities and communicating with granting resources.
Minimum Qualifications: 1-4 years of fundraising experience, with an emphasis on grant writing; a Bachelor’s degree in related field and work experience performing similar duties; and an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted, as long as it directly relates to essential duties and responsibilities.