The Affordable Housing Conservancy (AHC) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, based in New Paltz, NY, providing energy services to not-for-profit and for-profit affordable housing providers to assist them in using energy more efficiently while providing savings and increased comfort to residents. Whenever possible, these choices are designed and financed to help create socially just and environmentally responsible communities. AHC seeks an experienced professional to join its team as a part-time Grant Writer. The individual selected will identify, define, and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as coordinate the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to third-party entities. The position is also responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on the performance of program activities that are funded by third-party public and private sources. Position reports to the Weatherization Director. Hours will be flexible.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or have worked in related discipline with a minimum of three years of related experience and a proven track record in grant writing and program development. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be proficient in research, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data and possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals.
Positions open until filled. Resumes/applications are available: Please fax email resume, references (3), Trevor Hults at email@example.com
GRANT WRITER – Job Description
Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing and computer skills (MS – Office Word, Access, Powerpoint and Excel; OSX – Pages, Keynote, Numbers), and database management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to research funding opportunities, clearly present opportunities and their requirements to AHC staff for consideration, manage multiple simultaneous project proposal efforts, and develop quality grant proposals independently and in cooperation with AHC staff. Candidates must be able to work effectively under pressure, use independent judgment, and adjust her/his work schedule as needed to meet goals.
Previous experience will demonstrate a proven track record in securing new funding opportunities; comprehensive knowledge of the grant proposal process, and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for a variety of programs. Candidates should have experience writing proposals for government and foundation grants.
Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities in multiple areas, including, but not limited to, Weatherization, Green Jobs, Historic Preservation, Energy Efficiency, Green Energy, Community Development, and Affordable Housing – AHC is open to all sources of funding.