Become a key part of an exciting team that provides on-site health, education, and employment services 14,000 children, families, and seniors living in low-income neighborhoods. Our goal is to keep family members employed, children in school, and seniors active.
Project Access works with affordable housing developers/owners in a partial fee-for-service relationship to bring free services to residents within the housing community. This partial financial commitment and in-kind donation of space allows Project Access to bring additional resources together to develop comprehensive programs at our Resource Centers and offer a variety of programs and services to address individual and community needs. To learn more about Project Access, please visit https://www.project-access.org.
As the Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations, you are responsible for generating revenue for programs and services through researching, preparing, and submitting grant applications for the organization as well as building relationships with key institutional stakeholders, such as foundations and corporations.
This is a full-time, exempt position. We provide a generous benefits package and pay 100% of the employee’s medical plan, dental, vision, life insurance and EAP; provide Paid Time Off and paid Holiday schedule, and a 401(k) plan with 4% match.
TO APPLY: please email your cover letter, resume, salary history, and a grant related writing sample, to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Relations” entered in the subject line.
Grant Writing and Management (80%)
Review research from the junior grant writer to determine mission fit and viable funding opportunities.
Develop and maintain effective, long-term working relationships with funders to facilitate approval of grants.
Generate a list of grantor connections prior to Project Access Board meetings to be included with the Board packet for the purpose of soliciting Board involvement and Board grant contacts.
Generate and maintain annual Grant Projections spreadsheet.
Create and maintain a Grant Calendar and Submission spreadsheet to track deadlines and year-to-date submission of grant applications, proposals, LOI’s, and reports.
Generate and submit grant requests, applications, LOI’s, and proposals. Create, submit, and follow up on a certain number of grant items per month to reach an annual established number as determined by the Chief Development Officer.
Generate and submit grant reports to meet funder requirements and reporting deadlines.
Provide statistical analysis of hit rates and track reasons for grant denials.
Conduct weekly supervision with junior grant writer. Provide feedback, meeting notes, assistance, and support as needed. Conduct performance review and introductory review for new hire(s).
Review grants written by junior grant writer and provide feedback and revisions as needed.
Maintain library of all submitted grants electronically as well as hard copy files.
Enter all grant submissions, awards, denials, cultivation activities, and follow-ups into Causeview database.
Donor Cultivation and Stewardship (20%)
Ensure that all institutional partner benefits are fulfilled, including recognition in marketing materials.
Write and mail thank you notes to funders and track which funders have been acknowledged.
Prepare thank you packets and on-going reports for all institutional partners.
In collaboration with the Chief Development Officer, coordinate site visits with current and prospective institutional partners and make phone calls to build relationships and/or receive funder feedback.
Manage volunteers/volunteer events as it pertains to the institutional partner relationship.
The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.
Five plus years’ experience in writing successful grants and reports with a proven track record in securing funding
Five years’ experience in fundraising and resource development activities
Knowledge of affordable housing, resident services a plus
Demonstrated writing ability including strong command of the English language, effective business, technical, and persuasive writing style
Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Office suite applications and Internet research
Ability to work independently and possess strong organizational skills
Valid CA Driver’s License, clean driving record, and current automobile insurance
Successful completion of background check
Equal Opportunity Project Access, Inc. is an at-will and equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel in a manner that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve and National Guard status or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
Founded in 1999, Project Access is the leading provider of vital on-site health, education, and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors. Our goal is to keep family members employed, children in school, and seniors active. Project Access runs resource centers at over 65 properties throughout California, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, and Maryland, and provided direct services to more than 14,000 people in need in 2016.