“building the next generation of Ethnic STEM professionals”
“Seasoned Grant Writer”
Are you looking to work for a small, non-profit where you can make a difference within the organization and in the lives of thousands of children and families? Are you interested in supporting educational products that help children to learn?
Ethnic Online STEM Foundation is hiring an experienced, innovative, and outgoing individual with a demonstrable record of consistent grant writing success. Ethnic Online STEM Foundations’ mission is to “build the next generation of Ethnic STEM professionals” by educating parents on the value of a STEM education for their kids, introducing kids to STEM at early development ages as well providing scholarships to students looking to further their education in a STEM field.
The Grant Writer will be responsible for identifying grant opportunities, managing the grant development and proposal process, and collaborating with the Ethnic Online STEM Foundation. Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, a professional and resourceful demeanor, the ability to work both independently and as a team player, and a desire to take initiative and manage numerous projects simultaneously.
This is a remote position, and you will report to the Executive Director.
  •   Experience in obtaining grants from major corporations, charities, and other philanthropic organizations, excellent verbal and written communication skills required, the ability to manage rejection and overcome common proposal objections.
  • ·     Strong interpersonal and presentation skills required, experience with sourcing opportunities, cold-calling, contact development, and business relationship management.
  • · Detail-oriented, adaptable, organized, and demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.
  • ·     Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office, email marketing.
  • ·     Duties & responsibilities include, research and identify grant opportunities based on funding amount needed, location, and organization project.
  • ·     Track and create a calendar of grant opportunities –including deadline dates, required materials, etc.
  • ·     Complete and submit grant applications to secure funding.
  • ·     Successfully understand and communicate the mission and vision of the company applying for the grant.
  • ·     Maintain chart of grant applications: including grants applied to, the status of the application, grant deadline.
  • ·     Communicate with foundations, if needed, to confirm an organization is applicable to apply for funding.
  • ·     Identify all requirements of grant to ensure all necessary attachments are submitted on time.
  • ·     Prioritize grants to apply for (based on the size of grant and time funding is released)
  • ·     Create and update grant FAQ document to provide students and parents on applying for their own grants.
To learn more about us, please visit our website at www.ethniconlinestem.org
If you are interested in applying for this positions please submit your resume or CV, cover letter to lwebb@ethniconline.net 617-447-9391 | Ethnic Online STEM Foundation PO Box 6424, Hamden, CT 06517


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