Arab Women United

Volunteer Opportunity:
Volunteer Grant Writer
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Volunteer Grant Writer

Organization: Arab Women United

Location: Virtual/Remote

Duration: Flexible

About the Organization: Arab Women United is a non profit organization created by women for women. 

Our diverse and inclusive organization of international women leaders, is dedicated to providing resources for women in underserved communities. 

  • We are committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for women to gain access to the personal and professional resources.
  •  Our goal is to create pathways that help to bridge the gap in inequities between Women from marginalized groups. 
  • Our mission is to create a inclusive and safe  environment for women in underprivileged communities. We provide a space that supports, encourages and inspires women of all races, ages, and backgrounds to reach their fullest potential.

Position Overview: The Volunteer Grant Writer will play a vital role in securing funding for the organization's programs and initiatives through grant writing and research. This volunteer position offers an excellent opportunity to utilize your writing skills to make a meaningful impact on our mission and help us continue our work in the community.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Research potential grant opportunities from government agencies, foundations, corporations, and other funding sources that align with the organization's mission and programs.
  2. Write compelling grant proposals, letters of inquiry, and grant reports to secure funding for specific projects and general operating expenses.
  3. Collaborate with program managers and other staff members to gather information and data necessary for grant applications.
  4. Customize grant proposals to meet the requirements and priorities of each funding opportunity, ensuring alignment with the organization's goals and objectives.
  5. Develop and maintain relationships with grantmakers and funding partners through regular communication and updates on the organization's activities and impact.
  6. Stay informed about current trends and best practices in grant writing and fundraising strategies to enhance the organization's grant-seeking efforts.
  7. Track and maintain records of grant submissions, deadlines, and outcomes using a grant management system or spreadsheet.
  8. Assist in the preparation of grant budgets and financial reports as needed, working closely with the finance and accounting team.
  9. Participate in meetings and brainstorming sessions to identify funding needs and develop strategies to diversify revenue streams.
  10. Represent the organization professionally and ethically in all interactions with funders and partners.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to craft persuasive and well-researched grant proposals and reports.
  • Strong research skills and attention to detail, with the ability to gather and synthesize information from multiple sources.
  • Knowledge of grant writing techniques and best practices, including grant prospecting, proposal development, and grant management.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and external stakeholders.
  • Previous experience in grant writing, fundraising, or nonprofit development is preferred but not required.
  • Commitment to the organization's mission and values, with a passion for making a positive impact in the community.

Benefits:

  • Gain valuable experience in grant writing and nonprofit fundraising within a supportive and collaborative environment.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the success and sustainability of programs that address critical social issues.
  • Flexible schedule and the ability to work remotely from anywhere with internet access.
  • Professional development and networking opportunities within the nonprofit sector.
  • Recognition and appreciation for your volunteer contributions to the organization's mission.

How to Apply: Email resume to contact@arabwomenunited.org

General
Size of Group
1 individual
Type of Opportunity
General
When
Tuesday, May 28th, 2024, 12:20pm - 1:20pm
Repeats daily at 12:20pm for 364 times
Duration of 1 hour
Location Details
Work from Anywhere
I'm Interested!