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Rachel Jo Sanchez | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 20, 2012

Rachel Jo Sanchez

Experienced Grant Writer & Fundraising Consultant
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

I have worked in the non-profit sector as a fundraiser and grant-writer for nearly 7 years, and have secured high level grants from foundation, corporate and government sources. My experience with a multitude of organizations, both nationally in the U.S. and internationally, makes me the ideal fundraising consultant for any organization. I specialize in full proposal development, writing compelling and persuasive content for donor communication materials, researching and initiating relationships with potential funding sources, setting-up...

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May 24, 2012|Grant Writing|$150|Working

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Skills (3)

Tested
Grant Writing
Business Writing
Technical Writing

Service Description

> Donor Prospecting: A listing of prospective foundation funders, including suggested ask amounts, suggested program asks, deadlines, priority levels and methods of application. Also includes detailed research summary sheets for each prospective funder including key contact info, detailed guidelines, and suggested strategy.

> General Proposal Development: Complete proposal development for specific project(s) and program(s). This will include development of a complete proposal narrative (needs statement, organization background summaries, program/project descriptions, goals and objectives, sustainability of project, and methods of evaluation), as well as development of proposal budget and timeline.

> Custom Proposal Development: Complete proposal development that is customized for a specific funder. This will based on funder's guidelines and application process.

> Grant Proposal Review and Editing: Review and edit of a proposal written by the organization or other source. This can be a proposal that was previously rejected, an old proposal that needs updates, or a new proposal needing professional editing.

> Annual Fundraising Planning: Complete assessment of current fundraising strategies and creation of a fundraising plan for the year. This will include a report of trends and suggestions as well as the development of fundraising tools, such as a donor pipeline and fundraising calendar.

> Donor Database Set-up: Includes assessment of donor databases and...

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Employment

Solution Exchange (a Unitied Nations initiative)
Fundraising Consultant
2012 - Present
Researching and developing strategy and all written materials for partnership with a potential funding source for a multi-million dollar grant.
Global Penicillingirl Project
Fundraising Consultant & Grant-Writer
2012 - Present
Researching and initiating contact with potential funding sources; Developing full proposals for grant applications; Developing fundraising strategies for long-term sustainability
The LIFE School Foundation
Fundraising Consultant & Grant-Writer
2011 - 2011
Researched potential funding sources and created prospect list; Developed full proposals for grant applications; Researched and recommended donor database; Developed fundraising strategies for long...
Mercado Global
Director of Development & Community Outreach
2010 - 2011
Led the organization's fundraising efforts including managed intstitutional and individual donor relations, developed content for donor communications and grant proposals, created annual...
Fundacion Tradiciones Mayas
Fundraising Consultant & Grant-Writer
2009 - 2010
Researched potential funding sources and created prospect list; developed letters of inquiry and full proposals for grant applications; wrote content for donor communications and developed...
Jumpstart for Young Children
Development Manager
2005 - 2009
Managed all institutional giving activities including developing all proposals and materials for current and prospective funders, initiating contact with prospective funders and serving as...

Education

Oral Roberts University
Bachelor of Science in Print Journalism
2000 - 2004

Keywords

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writer
grant-writer
proposals
fundraising
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