Grant Writer

Students Supporting Israel - SSI | Remote, United States

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Posted Date 7/08/2024
Description

Students Supporting Israel seeks a grant writer responsible for securing annual foundation grants as well as to broaden the scope of our foundational relationships. Reporting to the Executive Director and the President. 

Purpose:

The grant writer will manage proposals and report writing for foundations and major donors. This position is responsible for all grant-related deliverables, from tracking deadlines to final submissions and grant compliance. The grant writer will join a committed national team to support communications and funding requests with philanthropic organizations and individual donors.

Key Responsibilities Include:

• Develop individual grant and major donor proposals and reports in accordance with the funder’s guidelines, including responses to Requests for Proposal RFP and letters of intent

• Works closely with the President/Executive in developing and transforming ideas into grant proposals; interacts with stakeholders and partners involved in grant-funded activities

• Conducts ongoing prospect research to discover and vet new grant opportunities

• Seeks out and helps cultivate effective relationships with grantors

• Initiates and maintains communication with funders and keeps detailed records of all interactions

• Writes or amends program descriptions and compiles required data with input from the national team to submit reports about activities to donors

• Develops budgets and justifications for new proposals and renewals of grants

• Manages assembly of all grant collateral materials, agreements, and exhibits; manages internal distribution of grant proposals to appropriate staff for review and/or record-keeping• Manages database updates and grant deliverables reports

• Customizes acknowledgment letters to individual grantors

• Updates the relevant materials for record keeping and continuing use of writing

• Uses sound judgment and discretion when handling private and confidential information

Education and Training:

• Bachelor’s degree

• Minimum of three years experience with grant writing with proven success in grant awards, preferably in the Jewish non-profit world

• Formal training in grant writing preferred

Qualification and Skills:

• Detail-oriented and exceptional communication skills

• Experience using databases

• High-level organizational and project management skills, including juggling multiple deadlines

• Previous experience with nonprofit fundraising

• Excellent writing, editing, and research skills; Excellent computer skills including MS Office; web/internet savvy

• Ability to listen and develop information into grant proposals

• Experience with standard concepts, practices, and procedures for researching and writing grant proposals for foundation funds

 

Location: Remote, with potential occasional travel time to various locations in the US as needed, where travel options will be discussed on a case-case basis.

Compensation Range / Hours: $65,000 - $75,000 / full-time / based on experience. 

Our mission is: to be a clear and confident pro-Israel voice on college campuses and support students in pro-Israel grassroots advocacy. 

Overview: Students Supporting Israel was established in March of 2012 at the University of Minnesota and in the last 12 years operated on 200+ college campuses and universities in the United States, Canada, and Argentina visit www.ssimovement.org for more information. 

 

 

Salary65,000.00 - 75,000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Administrative Support | Annual Campaign | Development Associate | Fundraising/Grants/Giving | Planned Giving
Organization Type
Education & Schools | University
Job Location
Remote
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