• Application Deadline: 01/25/2019
  • Company: Detroit Public TV
  • Location: Wixom, Michigan

The Foundations & Grant Specialist is responsible for the growth and development of Detroit Public Television and WRCJ-FM’s prospecting, grant writing and grant tracking and reporting for relationships and partnerships with philanthropic foundations.  Partnerships will be created and nurtured for the purpose of raising funding to serve the organization mission including; general operating support, initiative and project funding, revenue for production; local and national projects; digital platforms and events

Essential Functions:

  • - Research philanthropic foundation giving opportunities aligned with DPTV & WRCJ annual support, key initiatives, projects; streamline and accelerate the funding process from the idea stage to full funding.
  • - Support the organization’s foundation relationship managers and their portfolios of foundations with grant writing, grant tracking and reporting to service, with the goal of establishing long-term relationships, investors, and funders.
  • - Connect and align projects to funder relationships based on strategic interests and in-depth knowledge of DPTV and WRCJ capabilities and products.
  • - Position case for support with foundations, through the understanding of organization vision, strategy and impact.
  • - Collaborate with internal stakeholders to match funder needs and interests with DPTV & WRCJ initiatives and programming for support with a focus on early childhood, journalism, energy and environment and arts and culture.
  • - Advocate for foundation needs and expectations throughout the organization to improve processes and ensure funding outcomes.
  • - Track the development of strategies meet grant deliverables for foundations, government entities, corporate foundations and charitable giving programs.
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