Career Opportunity

Position: Grants and Fundraising Coordinator

Advance North Carolina and North Carolina Black Alliance are looking for a Grants and Fundraising Coordinator. This position will report to the Development Director and will serve as the primary contact creator for all NCBA and ANC grant awards and serve as an intercessory between the development and program teams to ensure greater alignment and utilization of fund allocation. This coordinator will monitor grant performance and report grant outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the development and program teams to develop strongly positioned proposals that can be marketed effectively to individuals, corporations, and foundations for program funding.
  • Deliver high-quality, well-positioned grant proposals that optimize and recruit viable funding opportunities to assist each organization in reaching its financial goals.
  • Prioritize grant applications and collaborate with program leadership, staff, and other subject matter experts to ensure alignment of funding opportunities with strategic priorities.
  • Confirm program and staff capacity to meet funding criteria and deadlines.
  • Establish funding proposals and grant reports rich with detail and quality data.
  • Work with Program Coordinators to identify potential funding resources and new opportunities.
  • Ensure Program Coordinators integrate grant deliverables into defined work that results in committed outcomes.
  • In conjunction with the Development Director, work with Marketing Communications to develop annual reports, end-of-year reflections, and program one-pagers that can be shared with various funders for financial investments.
  • Support the Development team in the execution of other fundraising-related activities as needed.
  • Engage in other development writing projects related to strengthening fundraising capacity.
  • Establish a strong knowledge and understanding of key staff, program and policy areas, and the protocols for effective communications and interactions within the organization.

Education & Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree in Communications or Human Service Field
  • Minimum 2 years of nonprofit (c3) and/or (c4) development or related experience
  • North Carolina residents preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in writing persuasive, clear, concise, and visually attractive proposals/reports, preferably in a nonprofit or educational setting, such as appeal writing, grant writing, technical writing, proofreading, editing, copywriting, or other equivalent written communication format
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to coordinate overlapping projects and deadlines and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to connect with program teams, understanding work plans and designated program outcomes that are measurable
  • Highly organized, reliable, able to work independently, and able to develop internal and external partnerships
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications.
  • Experience communicating with diverse stakeholders in a variety of formats (written, email, face-to-face)

Expectations & Compensation:

  • This is a full-time contract position with compensation commensurate with experience.
  • All work is to be completed with standard supervision, confidentiality, integrity, and good judgment in accordance with organization standards.
  • This position will work remotely. Therefore, the candidate should be comfortable working independently and internally motivated to meet critical deadlines in a virtual environment.
  • Compensation: $55,000 to $65,000

How to Apply:

Email résumé, writing sample,  and cover letter to Monique Colvin at

North Carolina Black Alliance is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

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