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OPP OF THE DAY: Volunteer Grant and Bid Writer, Autism West Midlands

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a specialist autism charity to build your experience of compiling, writing and submitting funding applications to a variety of funders, enabling you to develop research skills whilst developing a good knowledge of autism.

  • Research and identify appropriate funding streams
  • Work with managers to identify appropriate projects to meet funding criteria
  • Work with Operations Managers and Service Managers to design and describe projects to prepare suitable applications and proposals   Compile and maintain a database of national and local potential funders
  • Write, edit, proof read and following agreement by the relevant manager send funding proposals to foundations and trusts in line with the charity’s tone of voice, and branding style.
  • Ensuring bid applications are completed to the highest standard
  • Liaise with managers regarding all bid applications and supporting the various application stages
  • Reporting to the fundraising panel, chaired by the CEO on a regular basis

Francesca Brittain

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