Grant WriterCompany: Green Chimneys
Date Posted: September 15, 2016
Green Chimneys is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization located in Brewster, NY. Headquartered on a farm and wildlife center with 300 animals, Green Chimneys provides special education, residential treatment and nature-based therapies to children with social, emotional, behavioral and learning challenges, in addition to a variety of services within the community.
Green Chimneys seeks a Grant Writer to assist with writing and coordination of our grants program. Reporting to the Director of Fund Development and Marketing, this position will research foundation, corporate and public funding opportunities; write and submit proposals, letters of interest, reports, acknowledgements and updates to funding sources; coordinate all aspects of grants process including record keeping and deadlines. Individual must be comfortable cultivating relationships, public speaking with current and potential donors.
Requirements: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree as well as at least 2 years successful experience with grant writing. Strong written communication skills, with ability to write clear, articulate and persuasive proposals. Must be highly organized with excellent computer skills and have an ability to adapt to changing priorities. Familiarity with research technology required.