The Grant and Evaluation Coordinator is responsible for researching and soliciting grants from foundations, corporations, and other funding sources that fit the goals and objectives of Building Hope Summit County. The Grant and Evaluation Coordinator collaborates with organization leadership and staff to explore funding needs, develop solicitation strategies, structure and write proposals, develop collateral materials, and handle reporting and necessary follow-up. The Grant and Evaluation Coordinator also plays a key role in identifying, gathering, analyzing, and reporting data that measures demographics, outcomes, and success of Building Hope programs. Using the FSG Framework for Learning and Evaluation Plan as a guide, the Coordinator will lead community data reporting, focus groups, partner interviews and more to assess and improve the overall system of behavioral health care in Summit County. The Grant and Evaluation Coordinator will also participate in event planning and production, and other fundraising activities and meetings as necessary.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Strategize, research, develop, and write grant requests to corporate, foundation, and government funding sources.
- Coordinate final submission of grant proposals by gathering and organizing materials required, including audits, financial statements, organizational budgets, program budgets, board rosters, etc.
- Stay abreast of grant requests and communicate with funders to monitor grant status.
- Facilitate and maintain relationships with grantors.
- Expand the library of individual stories by interviewing clients and staff and gathering written accounts of their experiences to demonstrate program impact.
- Compile financial reports, data, news articles, stories, photographs and other material required for grant reports and contracts.
- Establish, create, and perform data gathering, surveys, interviews, and analyses to report on demographics, outcomes, and other information critical to enhancing the success of our programs.
- Play an integral role in the development and utilization of the measurement database, using demographics, outcomes, and objectives to create a system that will track progress and facilitate reporting for individual programs and the organization as a whole..
- Follow and implement the framework created by FSG regarding Summit County Theory of Change and evaluation systems, in partnership with leadership, staff and evaluation consultants.
- Include something about working with partner organizations and county government to collaborate on shared grants and opportunities
- Pull internal data needed for grant writing, reporting, and program analysis
- Work with Strong Future Committee and follow the strategic plan for community work being done with funds
- Work collaboratively with the Program team and Executive Director to ensure all grant requirements are met by program staff
- Assist with and participate in special events and other fundraising efforts as directed. Other misc duties as assigned.
- BA or BS Degree
- Two or more years experience in an administrative role
- Previous grant writing and fundraising experience
- Experience with data collection, analysis and reporting
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to work in a cooperative, collaborative, and creative way with diverse teams and community organizations to achieve goals, ensure excellent service delivery and maintain program fidelity
- Ability to handle multiple deadlines in an environment of constant change
- Ability to be resilient, manage boundaries, be conscious of burnout and prioritize self-care while providing support
- Highly organized, ability to multitask, possess positive time management and organizational skills, create balance within a busy environment
- Strong computer skills including email, MS Word, and MS Excel, strong and proven writing ability to effectively communicate the needs of Building Hope Summit County, effective verbal and written communication skills
- Self-driven, motivated, detail-oriented, creative problem solver
- General knowledge of mental health conditions and local mental health resources
- Cultural competency and educated on issues of stigma against disenfranchised groups and minorities
Compensation & Benefits
Pay Range $54,080-72,800 DOE
Benefits include Health Insurance, Flexible Work Environment, Paid Time Off, Sick Time, Retirement Account
To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Jen McAtamney at Jen@buildinghopesummit.org