Grant writer

For 2 to 12 months
Administration / HR
Cochabamba - Bolivia
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Offer description

Since its creation in 2006, Bolivia Digna has developped programs with the objective of promoting social development, prevent violence and protect and defend the children that are living in difficult conditions. The NGO is working on two sites in the outskirts of Cochabamba and gives an informal educative support to children from 2 to 18 years old and thus supports the communities where they live.

We are looking for an intern motivated and passionate about grant writing and the NGO work to join the Bolivia Digna team. We need grant researchers and writers to write proposals for unrestricted administrative funding, funding for development and sustainability programs, business development and operations. The position includes researching, compiling, writing and editing grant applications. The grant writer/s will work directly with Bolivia Digna.

*Conduct prospect research on foundations and corporations for potential grant requests of support
Manage and develop a grant database
*Develop and prepare proposals and grant applications according to guidelines; comply with all follow-up grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors
*Research and develop proposals to foundations, corporations and other major gift prospects, including grant requests, proposal letters, budgets and presentations with the purpose of raising philanthropic support
*Other duties as assigned

Required skills or knowledge:
*Highly organized and able to manage administrative systems
*Proactive, motivated and able to self-direct
*Flexibility, adaptability, and willingness to learn in a new cultural environment
*Good written English (and also Spanish preferably)
*Strong Microsoft office and general computer skills
*Highly developed written and oral communication skills
*Knowledge of grant application processes
*Relevant experience required
*Some experience working in development, the nonprofit sector, fundraising or communications

Bolivia Digna

Non-Governmental Organisations / Education / 1 - 10 employees
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