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Grant Funding Specialist

Houston, TX 77025
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Avondale House is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit agency that provides, educational services to individuals with autism, a day habilitation program for adults, where clients receive training in daily living skills and pre-vocational activities, employment services for those with disabilities and four residential homes for individuals unable to live in their own home.

The Grants Funding Specialist will support the Development and Marketing team in an effort to increase grant funding opportunities from various sources. Avondale House has been serving individuals with autism since 1976.

Avondale House offers a generous benefit program that includes 401(k) and medical both with an employer contribution, in addition dental, vision, life, disability insurance and paid time off options are available.

  • Identifies private and corporate funding sources.
  • Conducts research in support of program needs for grant inclusion.
  • Develops a high volume of corporate and private grant proposals.
  • Moves grant proposals through the review process prior to final submission.
  • Coordinates grant reporting process, ensuring all deadlines are met.
  • Represents the organization with corporate and private funders.
  • Develops and maintains a robust twelve-month private and corporate grant solicitation plan.

  • Ability to demonstrate Avondale House Core Values: Commitment, Achievement, Respect, integrity, Nurturing, Growth.
  • Bachelor's degree in Communication, English or another related field required.
  • Minimum three years of direct experience in grant writing and research.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Intermediate to Advanced computer skills required, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required.
  • Knowledge of Donor Perfect Software.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a face paced environment, meeting various deadline requirements.
  • Valid Driver's License and insurability required.
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting and standing for up to 2-3 hours at a time.
  • Kneeling, bending, reaching, uses of hands, fingers.
  • Lifting up to 25 lbs.

Background Check Required

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by others assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. This job description may be amended at any time by management.

Avondale House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability status, genetics, or sexual orientation and gender identity.



Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-07

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