Feeding the Gulf Coast is looking for a talented writer to join a dynamic and rewarding team environment. This is an exciting opportunity to support the community by securing funding for social support services related to food insecurity. Activities of this position are designed to achieve organizational financial and program strategic goals and to advance the efforts of the Development and Marketing department as a whole by achieving Feeding the Gulf Coast’s annual strategic goals
Grant Prospecting and Proposal Preparation
Identify, research, and evaluate potential grant funding opportunities from corporations, foundations, government agencies, local United Way offices, and other grantmaking organizations based on the needs of individual programs and the organization.
Prepare, write, and submit high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, budgets, and supporting documents.
Interact with all departments to collect information for grant proposals. Track progress of proposals/grants through research, preparation, submission, and award using grant tracking database (GrantHub).
Work with Marketing staff to develop presentations for potential funders.
Meet with grantors to steward their support when appropriate. Prepare and present proposals to funders in person and virtually.
Post-Award Grant Management
Track and enter grant checks and deposits into the donor database (DonorQuest) and prepare appropriate acknowledgement letters and stewardship correspondence for awards.
Prepare summaries of all awarded grants, including timelines, budgets, and proposed outputs and outcomes. Communicate expectations of each grant with relevant departments.
Coordinate with relevant departments to implement program evaluations to measure and communicate impact to grantors.
Monitor grant progress with relevant departments and the Accounting department to ensure compliance of grant requirements.
Prepare and submit all grant reports.
Work with the Accounting department to track and review grant expenditures.
2+ years experience pre-award and post-award grant coordination. Proven track record of receiving multiple five and six-figure grant awards from submitted proposals in a single calendar year. An ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, donors, and organizations. Demonstrated ability to compose reports and organize information into compelling presentations.
Bachelor's degree (B. A. / B. S.); or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Employee assistance program
Paid time off
Applications may be submitted by visiting https://www.feedingthegulfcoast.org/get-involved/careers
For additional information about this position, candidates should contact Cyndy Baggett at [email protected]
About the Organization: As a member of Feeding America, and a United Way Member Agency, Feeding the Gulf Coast works through member organizations and special programs to provide nutritious food to meet the challenge of feeding people who are hungry as a result of systemic poverty, personal crisis, or disaster. Additionally, Feeding the Gulf Coast educates the public regarding domestic hunger, proper nutrition, and other related issues. Feeding the Gulf Coast serves a 24-county area spanning south Alabama, south Mississippi, and the Florida panhandle.
The starting salary range for this position is $44,000 - $46,000