Grant Writer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Henteleff Park Foundation
Address: 1964 St. Mary's Road
Winnipeg MB  R2N 4M7
Website: http://henteleffpark.org
Organizational Description: Henteleff Park is 50 acres of natural beauty located at 1964 St. Mary's Road, Winnipeg. The primary goal of the Henteleff Park Foundation is the preservation and enhancement of the unique landscape of the Park by planting indigenous trees and shrubs and removing invasive species of plants. The Foundation also maintains trails and provides both historical and natural history interpretation. The Park is a space where people can experience birds and other wildlife, enjoy the riparian forest, appreciate the history of the land, and participate in park re-naturalization through a variety of volunteer opportunities.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Henteleff Park Foundation is looking for a volunteer Grants Writer to identify funding sources and prepare applications for financial grants allocated by government departments, companies, foundations and trusts. Time commitment will vary throughout the year, with two major grants due in January and February each year. Board Members of the Henteleff Park Foundation will provide background and information needed to complete applications.
Skills Required: Strong research skills to identify appropriate funding sources
Excellent written skills with knowledge of correct grammar
Ability to accurately summarize pertinent information regarding project requirements and the Henteleff Park Foundation
Ability to submit proposals to Board Members for approval within deadlines
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Grants writing skills
Gain knowledge about Henteleff Park and supporting passive parks
This may be of interest to researchers or educators with experience in grantsmanship. Successful grant applications will fund long lasting improvements and educational resources for Park users.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Varies throughout the year. Grants are due in January and February with smaller grants due throughout the year.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email: terri.ashcroft@henteleffpark.org
Closing Date: Aug 6, 2021
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