Grant Administrator

Posted 08-05-2019
Category Local from Home
Interns Needed 3
Anticipated Timeline May 8th -Dec 31st
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Responsibilities

Research and disseminate information about federal, provincial, local and private grant-funding opportunities for our local and international programs

  • Research, write, edit and obtain approvals for all proposals and applications submitted to current and potential funders
  • Monitor and track grant applications and award in database system
  • Edit proposals and applications for accuracy, completeness, clarity and compliance with funding requirements
  • Respond to inquiries as needed to manage grant application / proposal processes
  • Actively and constantly seek to improve and evolve the proposal process by engaging with appropriate parties, as required.
  • Develop technical documents such as generic forms and basic grant proposals

 

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Administrative Professional
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Laws
  • Business Administration

Some specialized skills required:

  • General knowledge of accounting principles and contractual agreement / administration language
  • Understanding of Canadian funding mechanisms with likely expansion to international opportunities
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate strong analytical skills
  • Possess good organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work and coordinate multiple projects and deadlines
  • Skilled technical writing, proof-reading, editing, copy writing, grant writing or equivalent written communication format
  • Familiarity with government and academic funding opportunities

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Research fundraising opportunities and implement them to raise the money for the Canadian Grocery Gift program and our international programs
  • Provide four $250 gift cards per year to families in need.
  • Assist Wings of hope for Africa in our local initiative to raise $10,000 in 2019 in support of our Canadian Grocery Gift program. This program provides grocery gift cards to low-income and single-parent families