Manage Connecticut Food Bank’s grants program. Reports to the Director of Fund Development Operations.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
With the guidance of the Director of Fund Development Operations, implement on-going grant plan to expand and enhance Connecticut Food Bank’s funding base.
Coordinate and write grant proposals, interim and final reports.
Secure grants from corporations and foundations.
With approval of Director of Fund Development Operations, gather relevant information from appropriate Food Bank staff to aid in grant writing and reporting.
Conduct research necessary to upgrade existing donors and identify prospects for solicitation.
Keep adequate records on all grant funders.
Work with Marketing & Communications Director to publicize grants.
Work cooperatively with Feeding America and other Food Banks on regional or national grant seeking efforts.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Fund Development Operations, Chief Development Officer or President & Chief Executive Officer.
Qualifications – Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines, excellent writing and budgeting skills, excellent organizational and communication skills and familiarity with Microsoft applications.
Requirements – Bachelor’s Degree, minimum 3 years experience in grant writing and/or development, computer literacy, should be able to demonstrate success in finding and obtaining corporate and foundation grants.
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