Organization: Urban Peak – Colorado SpringsTitle: Grant Writer
Categories: Nonprofit Jobs
Org Type: 501(c)(3)
Urban Peak Colorado Springs emergency shelter, is a 20 bed facility for youth ages 15 through 20. At the shelter, youth have their basic needs met—from meals to personal hygiene—in a safe environment. Beyond basic needs, youth at shelter receive intensive case management, health services, and education & employment support, which are all designed to empower each individual youth build toward self-sufficiency based on their own identified goals and needs. Youth can also participate in a variety of life skills classes, the bike program, and take part in activities in the community, which range from hiking trips to volunteering.
The youth served at the shelter come from a variety of backgrounds, and we strive to be a safe community for all youth, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, class, educational background, sexual orientation, gender identity, or ability status.
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Grant Writer will initiate, implement, and coordinate all government, foundation and corporate grant- related strategies and activities for Urban Peak Colorado Springs. Position develops annual plan to gain revenue from foundations, government, businesses and civic/faith organizations. This includes creating and maintaining a grants schedule, implementing strategies to strengthen relationships with funders, writing grant proposals and reports, and cooperating in grants administration. Additionally, the Grants Manager supports and at times leads development campaigns and team initiatives.
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Please submit cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional and/or academic references to:
Urban Peak Colorado Springs
ATTN: Human Resources
423 E Cucharras
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
All attachments should be in Microsoft Word (.doc) or portal document format (.pdf). Also, include your first and last name and the title of the position you are applying for in the subject field of the email (Example: Job Title – Last Name, First Name).
This position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. Due to limited staffing resources we are unable to respond to phone inquiries, including calls to check on the status of a submitted application. Applicants will only be contacted if selected for an interview.
This job announcement is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position.
Urban Peak is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a diverse pool of applicants.
This is a posting on Colorado Nonprofit Association’s Career Center.