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Vershawn Sanders-Ward

Grants Manager

Red Clay Dance Company (RCDC) lives to awaken "glocal" change through creating, performing and teaching African Diaspora inspired work---change that transforms cultural and socio-economic imbalances in our local and global community.”

RCDC is excited to request applications for a Grants Manager. This position reports to the Managing Director.

Grant Manager Responsibilities:

  1. Developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders.
  2. Displaying adherence to organization’s mission.
  3. Maintaining proficient knowledge of organization’s history and programs.
  4. Assisting with the execution of development department's strategy.I
  5. Identifying grant funding opportunities.
  6. Writing, submitting and managing grant proposals.
  7. Furnishing prospective funders with supporting documents.
  8. Collaborating with Managing Director and Development Manager to send funders newsletters, and to promote on-site tours.
  9. Collaborating with Development Manager to compile annual report.Maintaining records in hard copies and computer databases

Grant Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in creative writing or related field.2+ years grant writing experience.
  • Proficient with measuring and reaching income goals.
  • Proficient with Office 365
  • Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

To apply: Submit cover letter, resume and sample grant proposal.

Contact Info:
Vershawn Sanders-Ward
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago