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Volunteer Grant Writing Officer

Elizabeth Heyrick Society


Posted over 30 days ago...

Drive change by securing funding for women's rights and social equality initiatives. If you're a skilled communicator passionate about social justice, join us in making a difference.


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London, W14 0JA

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

As a Grant Writing Officer for the Elizabeth Heyrick Society, you'll play a crucial role in securing funding for our women's rights and social equality initiatives. Your primary responsibility will be to research and identify potential grant opportunities from various sources, including government agencies, foundations, and private donors. You'll monitor grant application deadlines, maintain accurate records of submissions and outcomes, and provide regular updates to the Board of Trustees. Your attention to detail and strong writing skills will be essential in crafting persuasive narratives that highlight the importance of our work and the need for financial support. While the key deliverable for this role is securing funding through successful grant applications, there is flexibility in how you can contribute to our fundraising efforts. Whether it's assisting with donor stewardship activities, participating in fundraising events, or exploring new funding opportunities, your creativity and initiative will be valued in advancing our mission. Join us in driving positive change and advancing gender equality. Apply now to become our Grant Writing Officer!

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate for the role of Grant Writing Officer for the Elizabeth Heyrick Society's statue project should possess a diverse range of skills, experiences, and qualities to effectively secure funding and support for this initiative.

Grant Writing Expertise: Demonstrated experience in researching, writing, and submitting successful grant proposals to foundations, government agencies, and other funding sources. Proficiency in crafting compelling narratives, budget justifications, and project descriptions to align with the mission and goals of the society. Research Skills: Ability to conduct thorough research to identify potential funding opportunities, including grants, sponsorships, and philanthropic partnerships relevant to the arts, social justice, and historical preservation sectors. Strong analytical skills to assess eligibility criteria, application requirements, and deadlines. Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate the society's mission, vision, and objectives to potential funders. Ability to articulate the significance of the statue project, its impact on the community, and the value proposition for potential donors and supporters. Passion for Social Justice and Historical Preservation: Genuine passion for the mission and values of the Elizabeth Heyrick Society, including a commitment to advancing social justice, gender equality, and historical awareness. Understanding of the significance of commemorating Heyrick's legacy through public art and historical preservation efforts.

What difference will you make?

As a Grant Writing Officer focused on securing funding for the Elizabeth Heyrick Society's statue project, your impact will be profound. Your efforts will directly contribute to the realisation of this monumental tribute, which stands as a symbol of empowerment, advocacy, and social change. With your support, we will be able to honour Elizabeth Heyrick's legacy and amplify her message of equality and justice for all. Your ability to secure grants will provide the financial resources needed to commission, construct, and unveil the statue, ensuring that Heyrick's contributions to the women's rights movement are recognised and celebrated for generations to come. Moreover, your successful grant applications will not only fund the physical manifestation of Heyrick's legacy but also enable us to develop accompanying educational programs, community outreach initiatives, and events centred around the statue. These efforts will engage and inspire individuals from all walks of life, fostering dialogue, awareness, and action on issues related to gender equality and social justice. By securing funding for the statue project, you will play a pivotal role in shaping how we present ourselves to our community, stakeholders, and the broader public. Your dedication and expertise will help us elevate our visibility, credibility, and impact, amplifying the significance of Heyrick's contributions and the enduring relevance of her message in today's world. Join us in making a difference and leaving a lasting legacy. Your grant writing skills will be instrumental in bringing this inspiring vision to life and empowering future generations to continue Heyrick's work towards a more equitable and inclusive society.


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