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Volunteer Grant Writer

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Volunteer Grant Writer
Date Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Organization Name: LaRock Productions & Coming Home Festival
Organization Contact: Christine LaRock
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Are you passionate about supporting music and the arts while creating conscious community for the purpose of transformation and healing of body, mind and spirit? Join Coming Home Festival as a Volunteer Grant Writer and contribute your skills to help secure funding for our vital initiatives. As a Volunteer Grant Writer, you will play a pivotal role in developing persuasive grant proposals that enable us to continue creating positive change in our community.
Type of Organization: Arts and Culture
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
  • Family or Group
  • Business/employer supported group
Duties / Roles / Activities: As our Grant Writer, you will be responsible for identifying grant opportunities and managing the grant development and proposal process. Primary responsibilities include: preparation of proposals, grant applications, and requisite reports. The position requires researching & assessing potential grant applications for their relevance to our organization and will involve writing compelling, strategic applications in a timely manner to meet grant deadlines.
Sample Tasks: - Collaborate with Festival Founder & Organizer to understand the organization's projects, goals, and financial needs for grant applications.
- Research and identify potential grant opportunities from foundations, corporations, and government agencies that align with our mission and projects.
- Write, edit, and proofread grant proposals, letters of inquiry, and other fundraising materials in alignment with grant requirements and guidelines.
- Liaise with Festival Founder & Organizer to ensure that grant proposals accurately convey program activities, outcomes, and budget needs.
- Maintain an organized grants calendar, tracking application deadlines, requirements, and reporting obligations.
- Assist in following up on grant submissions, engaging with funders as necessary, and providing timely reporting on grant-related activities.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Tuesday, December 31, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Event Planning / Fundraising and special events
  • Music / Theatre
  • Culture / Heritage / Museum
  • Volunteer from Home
Skills / Experience: Required skills:
- Possess a strong passion and commitment to creating positive social impact.
- Excellent writing and editing skills, with the ability to craft compelling grant proposals.
- Ability to conduct thorough research and identify suitable grant opportunities.
- Detail-oriented mindset and the ability to manage multiple grant applications and deadlines.
- Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams.
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