Grants Associate, ACHIEVEability

Posted by ACHIEVEability on March 27, 2017

ACHIEVEability is seeking a dynamic Grants Associate who will help us to realize our mission of breaking the generational cycle of poverty for vulnerable families. Reporting to the Development Director, the Grants Associate will identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities, as well as coordinate the development, writing and submission of grant proposals. The position is also responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on the performance of the program activities that are funded by public and privates sources.

 Write high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents
 Responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on the performance of the program activities that are funded by public and privates sources
 Responsible for research of funding sources and trends to help position ACHIEVEability ahead of funding changes or trends
 Work with department managers to compile financials and data
 Manage the proposal submission process to ensure timely submission of all required materials
 Develops and maintains a grants calendar
 Develop and maintain relationships with foundation program officers, board trustees and local governmental staff
 Coordinate and follow-ups on the progress of submitted proposals
 Develops an annual grants strategy
 Conduct prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new grants
 Perform other duties as assigned
 Create reports for the Board and staff regarding grant information and giving analyses

Minimum Qualifications
 Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
 2+ years of experience in research and grant writing and 3+ years in a nonprofit organization
 Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals
 Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, verbal, and written communication skills
 Knowledge of Philadelphia area foundations and corporations
 Detail-oriented, organized, deadline-driven
 Clear, precise and compelling writing skills
 High proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
 Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus
 Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also as a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside of ACHIEVEability
 High energy and connection with ACHIEVEability’s mission
 A professional and resourceful style; the ability to take initiative, and to manage multiple tasks and projects
 Strong familiarity with the Greater Philadelphia philanthropic community

Interested applicants should forward cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

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