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GRANT WRITER

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA), a leading West Coast art museum, presents internationally recognized collections and exhibitions, and a broad array of cultural and educational activities.

SBMA has an immediate opening for an experienced Grant Writer to oversee the Museum’s grants program, including the research and generation of grant requests to foundations and corporations, major funding requests to individuals and family foundations, as well as progress and final reports on grants received. The Grant Writer also oversees annual granting schedules and timelines, researches new funding opportunities, and works closely with the education, curatorial, and finance departments to ensure grant requests and reports include accurate financial and other data, as well as current and persuasive descriptions of the Museum’s art education and exhibition programs.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Grant Writer plans and maintains the annual grants calendar, including timelines for LOIs, grant requests, and grant reports, and ensures that all requests and reports are timely, accurate, and persuasive; generates 40+ foundation and government agency grant requests annually, with the majority in the $25,000 to $100,000 range; generates funding request letters for major gifts from individual donors, museum support groups and other non-501 (c) (3) entities (in conjunction with, or pursuant to, cultivation activities on the part of the Director, the Director of Development, and/or other Museum staff members and Trustees); works with the Director of Development to expand the Museum’s corporate funding and corporate partnership programs by writing requests to underwrite or sponsor a variety of education activities, exhibitions, benefits and other fundraising events; undertakes ongoing research seeking new foundation prospects, with a focus on out-of-state granting entities; and, produces regular internal summary reports on the Museum’s grant seeking activities.   

 

Must possess demonstrated success as a grant writer for nonprofit organization(s) or educational institution(s); exceptional written skills; excellent organizational proficiency; ability to manage overlapping deadlines and to work effectively under pressure in a team environment. Proficiency in MS Word and Excel, experience with foundation research, and a working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge (or similar database) are required.  Minimum of three to five years of experience as a staff Grant Writer in a museum, arts organization, or educational institution desired; BA degree required.  Salary is dependent upon experience. This position is eligible for full benefits inclusive of medical, dental, vision, 403b, PTO, vacation and more.

Applications:

  • Successful Background Check is required if offered the position.
  • Please submit Resume, Cover Letter and Application with salary requirements (link at www.sbma.net at the Career page).

Please E-mail to:  hr@sbma.net (preferred)

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

1130 State Street

Santa Barbara, CA  93101

or

Fax:  (805) 966-6840

www.sbma.net

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  Metro Area Ventura - Santa Barbara CA
  Job Location City Santa Barbara
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Zip 93101
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Salary From: $50,000 To: $55,000
  Job Category Development and Fundraising, Editing and Writing, Fundraising and Development
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
 
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Oct. 4, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name Santa Barbara Museum of Art
  Organizational Focus Art, Cultural Affairs, Foundations, Fundraising, and Philanthropy, Museums and Historical Societies
  Contact Person hr@sbma.net
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email hr@sbma.net
  Web Address http://www.sbma.net

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