Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California

Senior Grant Writer Consultant (Institutional Giving Consultant)

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States, 90079

Consultant OpportunitySenior Grant Writer Consultant (Institutional Giving Consultant)DepartmentThis role works on projects for the Development Department.Opportunity SummaryAsian Americans Advancing Justice (AJSOCAL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing social justice and providing programs and services for underserved Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities in Southern California, and nation-wide.Working directly with the Director of Institutional Giving as the Consultant’s primary point of contact, the Senior Grant Writer Consultant/Institutional Giving Consultant will also work with a team-oriented, results-driven Development Department that raises approximately $15 million annually. This role will interface with a Development team of seven (7), as well work with Program, Finance, and Executive Leadership staff to play a key role in the following activities:·

Ensuring that the Development department’s goals and objectives are achieved by focusing on writing foundation, government, and corporate giving grant requests.·

Tracking and ensuring the timely adherence to proposals and reporting guidelines, deadlines, and responsibilities.·

Cultivating, stewarding, and enhancing donor relationships that support AJSOCAL programs and services.·

Prospective donor research, identification, and outreach.The optimal person will have a

minimum of five (5) years

of progressive experience

in nonprofit Development/fundraising, grant writing, grants management, and/or institutional donor cultivation.

A minimum of two (2) years of grant writing experience is a requirement for this role.

They will be adept at: using both data and stories to write compelling funding requests, working across departments to gather information, and managing many funder deadlines simultaneously. Experience in AAPI/immigrant social service and/or legal assistance is not a necessity, but an interest in learning about and then becoming a champion for AJSOCAL’s mission are a must. Knowledge of fundraising software such as Salesforce is a plus.Scope of WorkGrant Development·

Identify, secure, and renew foundation, government and corporate grant funding.·

Review, recommend, and implement application strategies for all government and private RFP solicitations.·

Build and maintain expert knowledge of programs and funding landscape.·

Lead writing, preparation and submission of letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and concept papers. This includes drafting persuasive and engaging program/case statements, providing program management support with a cross functional team of grant contributors, and proposal submission.·

Lead coordination with Program, Finance, and other staff on developing accurate grant budgets for submission.·

Maintain accurate and complete grant records in fundraising software and other databases.Grant Management·

Help provide regular updates of grant and contract activity, deadlines, and outcomes.·

Lead drafting of grant interim and final reports; coordinate with appropriate staff to ensure the timely submission of grant reports.·

Provide general troubleshooting and grant management support to Program team.Development Support·

Generation of Development assets outside of grants work. E.g., program overviews, sponsorship decks, and the annual report.·

Work with Development staff on organizational fundraising events, online giving, communications, and other Development-related activities.LocationRemote. There is an option to work in our Los Angeles office if preferred.Effective DateTo be filled as soon as possible. This is a 6-month consultancy with the possibility of renewal.