Fundraising & Grant-writing Intern

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Website risetopeace Rise to Peace

Rise to Peace works to defeat the evils of extremist ideology around the globe

  • Conducting in-depth research on funding possibilities for programs and initiatives.
  • Contributing significantly to source identification, feasibility analysis, and the proposal drafting process.
  • Assisting with development of program specific grant proposals and bids to corporate, foundation and government funders
  • Performing grant writing, grant management, funding opportunity research, resource research
  • Fundraising:
  • Working with Executive Director, assisting with fundraising, producing events, analyzing strategic plans
  • Assisting with planning and implementation of fundraising events

Marketing, fundraising, and event planning duties are:

  • Helping to identify new donors and organizing initiatives to solicit funding
  • Helping to cultivate and nurture successful and productive relationships with current and potential sponsors, funders, and individual donors;
  • Attending strategic meetings, helping to plan benefits/fundraising events or campaigns, and distributing marketing materials.
  • Contribute to the RTP communication strategy (in relation to fundraising) as required
  • Represent and be the ‘face’ of RTP to the donors/supporters
  • Network effectively and ensure RTP is maximizing opportunities for funding and development at all times
  • Maintain organized and efficient records of all activities and contacts
  • Maintain an up to date awareness of IF activities so that fundraising activities are appropriate and informed correctly.

Skills Gained Include:

  • Learning successful grant-writing techniques and gaining development cooperation.
  • Learning about how a non-profit secures funding
  • Provide an inside look at the day to day operations of a non-profit as well as the strategic decision making inherent in the responsibilities of an Executive Director.
  • Making connections with business leaders in the community
  • Increasing communication skills- written and oral.
  • Enhanced relationship building skills
  • An understanding of budgets (for grant reporting)

Requirements:

  • Technical Skills- Word, Excel, etc
  • Good organization skills
  • Commitment to Non-Profits and purpose of organization
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependable and punctual team player
  • Ability to work with the public in a professional manner

To apply for this job email your details to hello@risetopeace.org