An Achievable Dream seeks a talented writer and team player who has development experience, strong attention to detail and accuracy, and a passion for our mission to join our team as the Development Manager, Grants. Reporting to the Vice President of Development and Communications, the Development Manager, Grants facilitates research, development, writing, review, and editing of grant proposals; conducts basic research for potential government, foundation, corporate, and individuals donors; maintains various databases; prepares progress and closeout reports; serves as the line of communication between AAD and the foundations, government agencies and corporations that offer funding; assist in drafting letters of support for grant proposals, and reaching out to appropriate parties to obtain said letters; maintain calendar of due dates of grant progress and final reports.
The Development Manager, Grants supports the Development team including the President / CEO, Vice President of Development and Communications, and Director of Development and Special Events. The Development Manager, Grants main areas of responsibility are writing grant proposals and reports; managing the grant process and maintaining the database related to grants; researching and providing donor relations support; and, supporting the overall development efforts including content development, outreach, and events.
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Please visit www.achievabledream.org to apply.
About An Achievable Dream
The mission of An Achievable Dream (AAD) is to develop independent, productive citizens through a Social, Academic, and Moral Education. Through partnerships with local public school districts, AAD operates five schools in three areas of Virginia. The school districts provide the instructional and support elements common to all schools in the district, including basic curriculum and staffing, student services, transportation, food service, and maintenance. AAD raises funds for and operates the additional components that contribute significantly to the program's effectiveness: an extended school day, longer school year, uniforms, tennis, field trips, extracurricular clubs, technology, parent involvement, program evaluation, and our unique SAME® curriculum. The latter consists of six highly structured programs: Speaking Green® (business English), Etiquette, Peaceful Conflict Resolution, Ethics, Mindfulness and Meditation/Living Healthy, and Financial Know-How. At the middle and high school level, the SAME components are integrated into a comprehensive workforce-development program, “What It Takes,” designed to help students master the habits, traits, and behaviors they will need to ...succeed in employment. AAD maintains a 100% on-time graduation rate; additionally, 95% of our graduates enter college or trade school and 5% join the military.