Director of Grants

City
Santa Babrara
State
California
Title
Director of Grants
Description

Directs all aspects of the grants program to secure $1 million in funding for the Foodbank. Directs the work of another staff grant writer. Is responsible for deepening grant maker relationships while composing grant proposals that are aligned with strategic goals and priorities of the organization.

End date
Opportunity type
Job
Category
Fundraising / Development
Job responsibilities

1. Define, plan and implement grant strategies for all grant resources.
2. Develop, implement and monitor annual grant writing budget; write grant proposals according to grant makers specifications and timelines.
3. Facilitate team approach with all departments to build grant content; collaborate with Development staff to build corporate sponsorship and major gifts requests.
4. Produce interim and final reports for grant makers.
5. Research additional new grant opportunities and establish positive relationships with grant makers including at the Federal and State level.
6. Other duties as assigned.

Application qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• 5-7 years experience in grant writing and revenue projections
• Experience of federal and state grant making is a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment and maintain outcomes and quality while working independently
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Proven results in research, budgeting and facilitation of project management

Deadline
How to apply

Email Chief Development Officer, Dan Thomas, at [email protected] with cover letter and resume.

About the organization

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential

Additional information

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
• Meets financial goals for annual grant funding.
• Meets deadlines for grant submissions and reports
• Maintains accurate files and records on all grant activity and results of research.
• Maintains positive and cooperative working relationships with other members of the staff.
• Effective communication with Chief Development Officer and countywide Development staff.

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