Funding Officer

Funding Officer

Short term project
J94656
At a glance

Skills

  • Campaigning
  • Copywriting / Journalism
  • Network / system management
  • Project management / Product owner
  • Financial management
  • Fundraising events
  • Fundraising research / Bid writing
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Management consultancy

Where

Manchester, M40 0FJ
Mainly at home

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-15 hours

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled funding grant writer to be a part of our small to raise funds to continue offering our support services.

What will you be doing?

As our grant officer, you will support us to:

  • Identify appropriate sources of funding where we fit their criteria 
  • Help develop a strategy to help create and maintain strong and diverse income
  • Create a calendar of grant deadlines and track submitted funding proposals
  • Write appropriately tailored grant/funding bids that meet funders’ interests and requirements and to write any additional documents in support of funding bids
  • Report on grant usage and impact
  • Review all grant/bid feedback and ensure knowledge is shared, so that learning informs us for future approaches to grants
  • Minimum of 4-7 hours per week 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a volunteer who has:

  • Experience of being a grant writer, project proposal writer and editing skills
  • Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential
  • Creative and persuasive written and spoken communication skills 
  • Self-motivated and highly-organised
  • Ability to work remotely or in person
  • Ability to search online databases and other sources to identify appropriate funds
  • Ability to understand and appeal to funders’ differing needs
  • Ability to organise your own work, track and report back regularly 

As our grant officer, you will support us to:

  • Identify appropriate sources of funding where we fit their criteria 
  • Help develop a strategy to help create and maintain strong and diverse income
  • Create a calendar of grant deadlines and track submitted funding proposals
  • Write appropriately tailored grant/funding bids that meet funders’ interests and requirements and to write any additional documents in support of funding bids
  • Report on grant usage and impact
  • Review all grant/bid feedback and ensure knowledge is shared, so that learning informs us for future approaches to grants
  • Minimum of 4-7 hours per week 

What difference will you make?

You will develop knowledge of charity grant giving culture, helping us create new programmes and service continuity to support vulnerable young people and their families.

 

Causes
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Campaigning
  • Children / families
  • Climate action
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Counselling / advice
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

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