Under the direction of the Executive Director Planning & Evaluation, the Shop with a Cop Foundation SV (SWACSV) Grants Development Associate will be responsible for each of the following areas:
1) develop, plan, write, and package grant applications and grant reports for a variety of early childhood intervention reading literacy programs with emphasis on K- 3rd grade;
2) strengthen resources and funding for SWACSV's early childhood reading programs in Title one schools; and
3) increase awareness about the organization and its work among donors, partners, funders, etc.; and
4) develop, plan, write and package grant applications and grant reports for after school intervention programs, capacity building grants.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In accordance with SWACSV Policies and Procedures:
Work closely with the Director of Development, Planning & Evaluation to develop, plan, write, and package grant proposals (narrative, budgets, logic models, scopes of work, etc.) for new and existing reading programs. This includes meeting with/interviewing SWACSV'S directors, managers, and staff; partner organizations; and other stakeholders involved in the programs.
Regularly check-in with key persons involved in funded early childhood literacy programs to help monitor alignment of project progress, deliverables, and timeline.
Develop and write reports for funded early reading programs, including meeting with/interviewing SWACSV’s directors,and board regarding progress of grant funded projects and working with SWACSV’s data department to generate data for reports.
Collect and analyze data and conduct research to create needs assessments for early childhood reading programs.Identify funding opportunities for reading programs via internet research and document reviews.
Help develop written content for annual reports, print newsletters, press releases, brochures, marketing collateral, presentations, and handouts for a broad range of internal (staff, board members, etc.) and external (funders, donors, patients, news media, public officials, etc.) audiences.
Provide responsive, professional customer service to funders, donors, members of the press, public officials, partner organizations, etc., including satisfying requests for information and scheduling meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university. Worked in the education field. Proven track record in grant writing and obtaining funding for non-profits. Social work, Education or related field highly desired.
Minimum of two to three years of writing grant proposals and reports independently required
Demonstrated ability to write independently and organize and present information clearly and concisely.
Knowledge of data collection and research techniques.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently, while also being a team player.
Demonstrated ability to independently determine priorities, juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Qualified applicants should submit resumes to email@example.com. Please call (669) 226-2663 with any questions.