Vista Grants Specialist (Indirect fundraising)
Description


As a Grants Specialist you will streamline grant reporting by creating a research tool to identify and track corporate, foundation, civic and federal grant opportunities. Proactively research and identify new grant prospects and opportunities and see them throughout the process; with an emphasis on civic, federal, and state funding.

  • Maintain detailed records of funding sources in Salesforce 
  • Develop timeline for submitting grants 
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports as required by funding agencies 
  • Maintain letter templates for Chief Development Officer and President & CEO as needed for cover letters, letters of support etc.
  • Update a tracking tool to ensure a clear, accurate, and complete Grants/Proposals Calendar, reporting all inquiries, contact list, working dates, submission plans, and reporting requirements.
  •  Proactively research and identify new grant prospects and opportunities and see them throughout the process.
  •  Research best practices from other food banks within the Feeding America Network.
Requirements
  • Be 18 years or older (no upper age limit)
  • Pass a national service criminal history check


Benefits:   

  • Stipend of $575.40 (gross  before taxes) paid bi-weekly for term of service   
  • Healthcare Benefit and Telehealth  
  • Choice of Education Award or Stipend ($6,345 for Education Award or $1,800 for Stipend)  
  • Forbearance on qualified  student loans and interest accrual payments while serving (taxable)  
  • Professional development and training opportunities  
  • Personal/Sick Leave
  • Free gym membership
  • Weekly shopping at our Publix Community Market