Grants Officer

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Posted : Friday, 7th July 2017 - 3:30 pm

Organisation : Ondru

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 12 months

Duration of project : Ongoing

Contact Name : Vineela Nalluri

Contact Phone : 0413572211

Contact Email :

About the Role

Ondru n. one, equality; v. become one with. Ondru means the place where people and ideas come together and where diversity unites.

Ondru is an independent non-profit organisation committed to provoking thought and evoking change through art. Ondru was founded with an intention to make people feel and think, as a voice to express many of our human conditions in a unique manner through art and literature, and with the desire to inspire positive social change.

Reporting to the Funding Manager and volunteering 6-8 hours per week, this role will be responsible for:
• Identifying funding opportunities, available grants, philanthropic trusts, partnerships, sponsorships and other in-kind offers for Ondru
• Preparing quality grants and funding submissions and assisting others with process, including research and analysis to support funding applications
• Drafting budgets for direct and indirect costs to reflect requested funds against project total
• Developing Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) frameworks to ensure
compliance with acquittal processes and reporting requirements
• Managing an Ondru database of sources and resources with application callouts and deadlines for forward planning
• Communicating effectively with the creative and production teams to ensure agreed outcomes are delivered to a high standard, on time and without risk
• Building team capacity to program, plan and write winning grant proposals

The selection criteria for the role entails:
1. Demonstrated experience in writing successful grant submissions, preparing acquittal reports and collating funding resources
2. Effective communication and persuasion skills to articulate what Ondru does, why we do it, program design, project outcomes and benefits to community
3. Sound understanding and knowledge of federal, state and local government arts and multicultural policies
4. Ability to seek input from and negotiate with key stakeholders
5. Research skills to capture, share and disseminate evidence and feedback through performance analysis of projects against strategy and MEL frameworks
6. Strong conceptual and analytical thinking to work across diverse projects to deliver tangible results
7. Computer literacy skills
8. Commitment to Ondru policies and values

To be successful in this role, you will have relevant tertiary qualification in program coordination, project management and/or evaluation or equivalent professional experience in grant writing and leveraging funding. Additionally you should be able to demonstrate proven research and writing skills in successfully addressing grant criteria and have a capability to represent Ondru to external agencies

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Ondru
Not for Profit : Yes

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Position Description : Ondru PD - Grants Officer

For details concerning this role , please contact

Vineela Nalluri

Phone : 0413572211

Email :

Please quote in application: Grants Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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