Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. - Boston, MA

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January 25, 2013


Planning and Grants Department

Responsible for producing proposals, letters of inquiry and other fundraising materials in support of the agency’s anti-poverty programs. Conceptualize and develop highly competitive proposals in response to government RFPs and funding opportunities. Consult with program staff to develop grant writing strategies and identify/design new programs in response to resource opportunities. Collaborate with program staff and site managers to participate in long-range and annual fundraising planning. Monitor proposal deadlines, prepare and edit proposals, and manage proposal submissions. Work with site managers and staff to implement methods for enhancing efficient administrative workflow between the neighborhood sites and the central office. Sustain successful donor relationships and stewardship through constant communication with donors. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a Social Science or related field, with one to three years of experience in fundraising, grant writing or related work. Must demonstrate a strong capacity to win significant grants from public and private sources. Excellent communication skills required. Must have a general familiarity with human services and relevant sources. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

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For over 50 years ABCD has provided basic services and innovative programs that help empower individuals, families, and communities in...