The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, a dynamic, nationally known visual and performing arts center located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is seeking an experienced Grant Writer to join our staff.
Produce or assist in the production of written funding proposals to governmental agencies, corporations and foundations, and individuals, the process to include researching funding needs and potential funding sources, making appropriate matches, writing, editing and proofing, preparing and finalizing grant submissions,; preparing interim and final reports while maintaining contact with funding sources as appropriate.
Prepare budgets and spreadsheets in accordance with each funder’s guidelines.
Serve as grants administrator: maintain records and crediting document, monitor deadlines for proposals and reports, write reports, acknowledge gifts, etc.
Work with the Deputy Director, Development to ensure proper recognition of all gifts.
Participate in the planning, organization, execution, and evaluation of the corporate and foundation fundraising campaigns.
Research and create briefing documents for Director and other senior staff.
Assist in the research and identification of individuals, foundations, and corporations in efforts to expand the donor base.
Develop and make, or assist in the production of, verbal and audiovisual presentations to potential and current funding sources.
Coordinate development mailings for corporate and foundation campaigns, the writing, proofreading, and personalizing of letters using Word merges; and provide guidance to volunteers to ensure mailings are accurate and delivered on time.
Assist in developing support materials for specific fundraising activities and/or assist in such promotional efforts as writing, speaking, telephoning, et cetera, as needed.
Provide assistance with other administrative and organizational development needs.
Qualifications and Experience
The Arts Center offers an energizing and unique environment, competitive pay, and a complete benefits package.
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