Position Summary Fossil Free California is a 501(c)(3) California nonprofit with a mission to move money out of fossil fuels and support a just transition to the clean energy economy. The development consultant will work 10-20 hours per month identifying opportunities for foundation grants and tracking/submitting LOIs and proposals. The development consultant will be responsible for building relationships with foundations. The consultant will take primary responsibility for grant applications with the support of the Board President and other volunteers as available. The applicant will work remotely and qualify as an independent contractor. 10-20 hours per month.
Identifying opportunities for foundation grants to support our campaigns.
Tracking and submitting LOIs and proposals to foundations and grantors.
Building relationships with foundations for ongoing grants.
On occasion, advising the communications team on effective donor campaign strategies.
1-3 years of fun
draising experience required.
Familiarity with the non-profit sector.
Experience completing successful grant applications.
Knowledge of foundations offering grants to environmental organizations.
Experience developing successful donor campaigns is a plus.
Who We Are: Fossil Free California works to end financial support for climate-damagi
ng fossil fuels, and promotes the transition to a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. Fossil Free California addresses the causes of climate change by focusing on public and private financing of fossil fuel companies and related enterprises. We promote fossil fuel divestment by institutions and individuals, with emphasis on CalPERS and CalSTRS, the nation’s two largest public pension funds. We work statewide with allied environmental and climate action groups and the state legislature to work toward a just transition to a low-carbon economy for California.
To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resumé, a link to your LinkedIn profile (if any) and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send documents in Microsoft Word, Google Docs, or Adobe PDF format. The position is open until filled. Include your preferred pronouns in your cover letter or resume. Fossil Free California is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes staff and volunteers from diverse backgrounds. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. For more information, contact us at email@example.com PO Box 21022 Oakland, CA 94620.