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Grant Writer Resume

Clearwater, FL

SUMMARY

  • Versatile resource development professional wif 6+ years of experience in state government, public education and nonprofit fundraising.
  • Creative, organized and versed in researching and pursuing funding opportunities and collaborations.
  • Multifaceted skill set dat includes marketing and PR communications, web development, grant research and writing, budget development and project management.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Government, Foundation & Corporate Grants
  • Community Outreach & Event Planning
  • Donor Identification & Relationship Building
  • Designing Marketing Materials
  • Planning and Implementing fundraising plans
  • Database Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Grant Writer

Confidential, Clearwater, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Researched and prepared grant proposals in support of strategic initiatives and supported development of grant proposals dat generated over $16 million in new revenue.
  • Led professional development training series on grant administration, performance measurement, budget tracking and database procedures.
  • Directed the Healthcare Alliance of Tampa Bay (HATB), a resource development group of 100+ professionals wif representation from government, economic development councils, educators, providers, private business and nonprofits in the healthcare industry.
  • Designed and implemented the Colege’s first grant management database dat manages over $25 million in grants and contracts, across 40+ departments and programs.

Marketing Specialist

Confidential, Bartow, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Oversaw the design and copy of three major websites wif more than 100,000 unique visitors per month: FDOCgrower.com; FloridaJuice.com; and CaptainCitrus.com.
  • Conceptualized and produced a citrus industry monthly e - mail newsletter called Citrus Segments dat successfully averaged 40% open rate.

Community Relations Specialist

Confidential, St. Petersburg, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Managed agency fundraising campaigns, donor cultivation and gift acknowledgement program dat generated over $50,000 in revenue annually.
  • Coordinated 2-3 key fundraising events each year, such as art shows, banquets, dances, auctions dat consistently increased in attendance and returns from individual donors and corporate sponsorships.
  • Wrote and designed press releases, annual reports, brochures, signs, direct mail pieces and pitch letters.
  • Honored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Pinellas for outstanding public relations

Legislative Aide II

Confidential, Tallahassee/St. Petersburg, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted public policy research and analyzed statutes and civil codes.
  • Synchronized communication wif committee staff, subject matter experts, legal counsel and lobbyist to develop bill language on matters of commerce, tax, healthcare and higher education.
  • Advised legislator on policy issues and constituent concerns dat impacted the district

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