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Grants Coordinator

Company: Alliance For Children
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Alliance For Children is the children's advocacy center serving all of Tarrant County. Since 1992, over 63,000 children have benefitted from Alliance For Children's teamed investigations and coordinated approach. Alliance For Children is a nonprofit organization that operates child-friendly centers located in Arlington, Fort Worth, Hurst, and Lakeside. It is our mission to protect Tarrant County children from child abuse through teamed investigations, healing services, and community education. Alliance For Children is a fully accredited member of the National Children's Alliance -, a membership association of over 700 Children's Advocacy Centers and is a founding member of Children's Advocacy Centers--- of Texas. Please visit our website at www.AllianceForChildren.org for more information. Grants Coordinator The Grants Coordinator will directly support the fundraising efforts of Alliance For Children through foundational and community support in the form of grants and appropriate grant management relations. This position will research, write, submit, and support funding through the avenue of grant applications, communications, and affiliated reports, projects, and materials. The Grants Coordinator will work cohesively with staff and partners to clearly communicate, as well as fulfill the efforts and needs of Alliance For Children to the community. Minimum Requirements

  • High school education required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Prior experience as a grant writer preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, articulate, excellent proof-reading skills.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, efficient, and successful at meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Excellent professional and interpersonal skills both in person and by phone.
  • Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, email, and web searches.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and execute projects to meet high standards and all deadlines.
  • Must be an enthusiastic and dedicated team player with a strong work ethic, and willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Knowledge of a Children's Advocacy Center a plus.
  • Raiser's Edge and Greater Giving database experience a plus.
  • Must have valid driver's license and proof of liability insurance if driving for agency purposes.
  • Must successfully complete annual criminal and civil background checks.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and present in a positive, professional manner at all times.
  • Able to maintain composure and professionalism under pressure of deadlines.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Alliance For Children. Job Duties/Essential Functions:
    • Identify needs of Alliance For Children programs and direct monetary fits to secure funding from area foundations and grantors.
    • Research, write and submit private grants in support of funding for programs, general operations, and other identified areas to meet Alliance For Children's fundraising budget.
    • Coordinate and maintain the grants calendar, grant communication and support forms, and required documentation in an organized fashion.
    • Work cohesively with the Finance Department and Outcomes Specialists to obtain necessary information for supporting documents.
    • Provide all follow-up reports and requested documents to funders for operational and capital gifts.
    • Work alongside Development Coordinator to ensure the generating of timely thank you letters pertaining to awarded grants.
    • Document all requests, supporting documents, and actions in appropriate constituent records in Raiser's Edge and ensure accurate coding for use of funds.
    • Work alongside the Finance Department and Outcomes Specialists to ensure that funding is being spent and tracked appropriately to grant guidelines and gift conditions.
    • Communicate needs, expectations, report information, and timeline of funding to program supervisors, directors and staff.
    • Maintain e-filling of appropriate grant documents, including grant proposals, progress reports, communication forms, signed agreements, checks, etc.
    • Investigate new avenues of potential funding.
    • Assist Director of Advancement with foundation and corporate stewardship action alerts, needs, and establishment and maintenance of relationships as appropriate. This would include, but is not limited to monetary and in-kind contributions, as well as building depth to relationships with foundation/corporate contacts, and seeking out opportunities for further engagement with the agency even outside of funding resources.
    • Assist with drafting wording for development promotional, donor recognition, and other development materials.
    • Build strategic routes for sound funding avenues to meet, if not exceed, annual agency budget, particularly in regard to grant support.
    • Other duties as requested by the Director of Advancement. Physical Requirements: Able to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel and twist on an intermittent and sometimes continuous basis. Able to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers and reach overhead. Able to operate a telephone and computer. Able to lift up to 25 lbs. (usually office supply boxes). Moderate independent travel by private auto required. Alliance For Children provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.PI190837468

Keywords: Alliance For Children, Fort Worth , Grants Coordinator, Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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