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Volunteer Grant & Writer & Fund Researcher



Posted over 30 days ago...

We are recruiting a Grant Writer & Fund Researcher to lead on sourcing and pursuing funding opportunities, as well as writing and submitting grant applications alongside supporting documentation.


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Westminster, SW1P 4EA

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

This role is primarily focused on raising funds from grant making bodies including trusts and foundations, corporations and oher organisations. The sucessful candidate will have excellent writing skills with a particular flair for writing persuasive bids, be confident communicator and an organised self-strater, with 3 year's experience in a fundraising role and a proven tracl record of securing a high value, multiyear funds. This is an immensely rewarding role working in a dynamic organisation built on an ethos of sharing and inclusivity. We are looking for an exceptionally committed individual who is willing to go the extra mile and has flexibility to work remotely to tight deadlines. Through your activities, you will be able to convey the organisation's passion and commitment to supporting the arts and heritage of Syrian diaspora and demonstrate the impact of our interventions in transforming the lives of beneficiaries.

What are we looking for?

Your will:

Scan the grant making landscape in order to identify potential funding sources. Create an implement an effective grant writing calendar, aligned to the fundraising objectives. Sift potential grants in order to identify which applications are most likely to suceed. Work with the Operations and Fundraising Manager to approach funders, seeking to build interest in oour work and to gauge our fit with the funding priorities. Write and submit grant applications along with any addiitional required documentation. Track submitted applications and liaise with grant managers as appropiate during the application process. Review and disseminate all feedback from applications.

What difference will you make?

You will contribute to a team of young and talented creatives working remotely on an initiative that received an Award for Excellence from the Community Archives and Heritage Group as "an extraordinary example of an archive both preserving the voices of displaced and fractured communities for the future and acting as an engine of community resilience in the present. This is an archive at its best: raw emotion, portraying real life and its impact on individuals and families, community leadership and involvement, a focus on tomorrow - the younger generation - and an excellent website for outreach and advocacy. This archive will become an outstanding research tool for the future. But it is also – evidently – succeeding in its principal short-term goal of community building."


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