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:
Advances Explora’s work to achieve racial equity in STEAM by creating opportunities for people of color and others who have been excluded from STEAM courses and careers. Advances Explora’s capacity to share stories of impact through additional writing in other formats and through copy editing and proofreading of a variety of materials.
Minimum Qualifications: 1-4 years of fundraising experience, with an emphasis on grant writing; Bachelor’s degree in related field and work experience performing similar duties; an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted, as long as it directly relates to essential duties and responsibilities; Excellent verbal and written communication skills.