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CRC Grantwriting Specialist VISTA (GrantCorps)
 
 
 
Community Resource Center (CRC), a Denver based nonprofit, supports, and strengthens change-makers across the nonprofit ecosystem, working together to create a more equitable Colorado. As a statewide convener, CRC listens to partners’ challenges and considers new ways to provide support and access to tools most needed by organizations. An ongoing challenge faced by small, rural-based, and BIPOC-led and serving nonprofits is access to grant funding. Often, smaller organizations lack the capacity to conduct research for, write, and develop systems for management and reporting on grants. The GrantCorps VISTA (GC VISTA) will combat this barrier by engaging with rural nonprofits addressing poverty and build their capacity through fund development and grant writing. The VISTA will assist in securing resources and sustainability for rural nonprofits by researching grant opportunities and writing and submitting strong grant proposals.They will gain valuable insight and experience in fund development by crafting and initiating grant applications for these nonprofits. This first year VISTA will provide one-on-one grant writing services to rural nonprofits to fund their programs, projects, and general operating needs. The GC VISTA members will increase the ability of these smaller rural, bipoc led and serving, nonprofits’ access to funding opportunities, leveling the philanthropic playing field. This role will address the sustainability of services to low-income communities, and the streams of funding that make access to those services possible. By doing so, the VISTA will increase the ability of our partners to improve educational, health, housing, and workforce development outcomes. CRC staff will support the VISTA member and enhance their opportunities for professional development and future employment. CRC is looking for committed and passionate individuals to join this ground-breaking initiative to bridge the access gap and work towards a more equitable future.
 
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Member Duties : The Grantwriting Specialist VISTA will: 1) Gain skills and receive training in grant writing for nonprofits and community organizations 2) Develop templates and tools for the nonprofit organizations to utilize in future grant applications 3) Plan and initiate potential opportunities for program, project, and organizational evaluation to better meet the needs of more grant applications 4) Collaborate with their supervisor and partner organizations to draft, review, and edit grant narratives and grant reports 5) Leverage relationships with funders and front range funding entities to increase access for rural and bipoc led nonprofits 6) Apply for diverse funding opportunities to ensure long term sustainability7) Utilize CRC’s collection of statewide funding data to make recommendations for organizations 8) Engage collaboratively with other VISTAs to create grant tracking and CRM systems, developing recommendations for CRC and partner organizations to effectively utilize these tools.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  $250 Housing Assistance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Law ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing and Editing Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
CRC Grantwriting Specialist VISTA (GrantCorps)

Program Start/End Date
10/30/2022  -   10/30/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Languages
English
Multilingual, Spanish pref.

Accepting Applications
From  04/27/2022  To  10/30/2022 

Contact Anna Toth
789 Sherman Avenue
Denver   CO   80203
7206378385
toth@crcamerica.org

Listing ID 111824


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