Grants Foundation Coordinator

We are currently seeking a Grants Foundation Coordinator is who will be charged with the cultivation and solicitation of private foundations and government funders at every level to ensure that Arkansas Foodbank is meeting all goals of funded grants. The successful candidate will be responsible for research, preparation, execution, submission, tracking, and reporting of grant proposals seeking funding for the Arkansas Foodbank.

Position Summary
The Grants Foundation Coordinator will report directly to the Chief Development Officer and have the following essential duties and responsibilities:

• Conduct prospect research by researching foundations, government funding and corporate giving programs using appropriate resources; analyze whether a funder is an appropriate match.
• Develop and write grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicate the Arkansas Foodbank’s mission and programs to potential funders.
• Assemble and submit grant requests, to include letters, proposals, budgets, and other required documentation to include specified back up documents and/or information.
• Maintain calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports.
Prioritize projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals
• Accurately maintain actions including donor and proposal information.

Education & Experience Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
• Three years of experience in grant writing, preferably in the non-profit sector.
• Skilled in the use of computer operations and software, including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
• Demonstrated success in securing grant funding and developing partnerships and revenue opportunities with grant funders.
• Skilled in the use of computer operations and software, including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
• Or, equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
In order to be successful in this position, the successful candidate must:

• Be able to craft funding proposals and reports in a clear and compelling manner.
• Possess exceptional writing, analytical, and research skills.
• Ability to plan, organize, and carry out work independently, and to identify appropriate solutions to problem situations.
• Motivated to meet and exceed fundraising goals and quotas.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of personalities and leadership styles.

How to Apply
Send a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. attachments must be in Microsoft
Word or PDF format only. Please include the job title in the email subject line.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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