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Volunteer Funding Researcher & Grant Writer Volunteer (Remote)

Bertha's Legacy


Posted over 30 days ago...

Bertha's Legacy is looking for a reliable volunteer to undertake funding research and writing grants on behalf of the charity. The ideal volunteer will be passionate about making a positive difference to marginalised victims of GBV.


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Wilmslow, SK9 2GU

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

As a Funding Researcher & Grant Writer you will focus on researching and applying for (local and international) grants and funds that will enable our current and future projects to run  by: • Identifying the appropriate sources of funding where we fit the correct criteria. • Creating and advising a strategy for prioritising bids to maximise our chances of securing funding. • Researching national and regional funding sources to feed core business and project operational costs. • Developing and submitting a full range of grant proposals based on these funding sources. • Help develop Bertha's Legacy strategy to help create and maintain a strong and diverse income that meets our funding needs. • Create a calendar of grant deadlines and track submitted funding proposals. • Write tailored grant/funding bids that meet funders’ interests and requirements and identify any additional documentation needs in support of funding bids. • Maintain and strengthen relationships with existing and potential funders. • 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. • Review all grant/bid feedback and ensure that knowledge is shared to prepare us for future approaches to grants.

What are we looking for?

• Demonstrated experience in identifying major and minor grants, both locally and internationally. • Familiarity with the typical funding agencies and acumen for sniffing out rarer or one-off. • Existing contacts with funding agencies would be advantageous. • An understanding of community engagement would be advantageous. • Experience with writing Grants and proposals. • Experience with fundraising.

What difference will you make?

Success in securing financing will allow us to continue to deliver life-changing programs and services to victims of gender-based violence. It will also help us raise awareness so that communities are also able to step in to join in the fight to end gender-based violence.  Our particular focus is on hard to reach communities that are under-served.


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