Assistant Fund-Developer, Grants

Posted 13-05-2019
Category Local In-Office
Interns Needed 1
Anticipated Timeline 2019 through Spring 2020
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The Assistant Fund-Developer, Grants reports to the Director of Organizational Development and is responsible for the overall research, tracking, writing and coordination of all ACT Alberta's multiple grant streams. This focused area of fund-development is a foundation point for future roles in not-for-profit, law enforcement and human services. 

  1. Coordinates the planning and preparation of grant proposals, provides guidance and assistance to all staff and management on grant applications. 
  2. Prepares and compiles all components of each grant submission, ensuring that the proposal is formatted, packaged, and submitted in accordance with granting agency requirements.
  3. Develops and maintains specialized databases and systems for recording and tracking grant proposals, awards, and related statistical information; creates and distributes standard and special reports, studies, summaries, and analyses, as required.
  4. Other duties as assigned and discussed within the scope of the internship letter of agreement

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to develop and produce grants and other proposals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to determine informational needs, to collect and analyze information, and to devise and develop statistical analyses and reports.
  • Skill in MS Office and related software applications.
  • Skill in organizing resources, establishing priorities working in groups and independently.
  • Willingness to adopt and behave our values; Inclusivity, Respect and Confidentiality. 
  • Willingness to support ACT Alberta's Mission and Philosophy.  

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Police and Investigations
  • Health and Human Services Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business Administration
  • Community Economic Development
  • Communication

Some specialized skills required:

  • Skill in organizing resources, establishing priorities working in groups and independently.
  • Skill in MS Office and related software applications.
  • Ability to determine informational needs, to collect and analyze information, and to devise and develop statistical analyses and reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop and produce grants and other proposals.

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Research new funding streams
  • Work with staff and management to successfully apply for grants
  • Create comprehensive grant tracking materials