Scope of Services
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project is seeking to engage an experienced Grant Writing Consultant on a contract basis through December 2017 with the option to renew a contract. Activities would involve preparation of comprehensive grant submissions to local, state, federal, and private foundation funders for both programmatic and general operating support.
Key Deliverables would include:
- Fully researched and organized plan of grant funding leads and options for the next 12 month period.
- Four grant templates focused on New Entry’s each of the three programmatic areas and a template for general operating support.
- Preparation and submission of completed funding proposals to secure at least $2M in funding prior to December 2017.
- Monthly progress updates to New Entry leadership.
To submit an application, please email your cover letter, resume, and a list of client references to: Jennifer Hashley, Director, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, Jennifer.email@example.com. In your cover letter, please describe: your grant writing experience and success rate; describe any recent funding proposals and amounts secured; your approach and strategies for successfully working with a client to meet their fundraising needs; and any experience in the field of funding sustainable agriculture projects that would lend content expertise to New Entry’s grants portfolio. A writing sample may be requested.