Grant and Program Coordinator - Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation
- 11-Jan-2021 to 12-Feb-2021
- - Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation (MFCDC)
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
Flexible schedule full or part time available, remote work possible
Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation is a hyper local non-profit community development corporation (CDC) that focuses on the development and preservation of affordable housing in the Mid-North region of Indianapolis. MFCDC works closely with six neighborhoods; Mapleton-Fall Creek, Watson McCord, Crown Hill, Meridian Highland, Historic Meridian Park, and Highland Vicinity. MFCDC partners with area anchors to improve the quality of life in the Mid-North. MFCDC also takes part in low-income wealth building as well as other programs for low income residents of the Mid-North.
The Grant and Program Coordinator is a full-time or a part-time position that will provide organizational support at every level of the organization. In this role, they will oversee all of the programs that MFCDC runs for the Mid-North community. These programs include Individual Development Accounts (IDA), HoUSE (financial literacy educational events), Senior Livstability (a program to help Seniors stabilize their financial situations), owner occupied repairs for low income residents, and housing for low income renters and buyers.
Many of these programs require funding through grants and sponsorships. The incumbent will gather specific requirements of prospective funders and grant makers and ensure that applications and negotiations align with and reflect clear, specific MFCDC goals. The grant process many times includes grant applications, tracking, and reporting. Within this role, the Coordinator will manage the grant process for these programs as well as assist with organizational grant applications.
Because MFCDC is actively involved in the development of new affordable housing, the role could include housing real estate development.
- Responsible for carrying out or managing program activities; Financial Literacy, home repairs, wealth building programs, and any other programs MFCDC undertakes.
- Manage all communication, internal and external, for programs and related grants.
- Identify and pursue funding sources for programs; grants and/or sponsorships.
- Organize any and all information required for grants and/or sponsorships and generate reports for funders.
- Work closely with MFCDC management team and bookkeeper to keep track of financial restrictions, receipts, and distributions.
- Assist with the submission of CDBG, HOME, and other City grant applications.
- Provide Board Member support and development.
- Provide MFCDC Committees support and development.
- Successfully organize and coordinate office operations and procedures in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency, including establishing office standards, policies, and procedures and maintaining office equipment, filing systems, and office supply inventory.
- Develop and submit grant proposals for organizational and programming support as needed.
- Supervise staff and volunteers as needed.
- Assist in identifying potential buyers for MFCDC houses for sale, when applicable.
- Bachelor's Degree
- At least one year of experience preferred
The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
- Office Administration
- Nonprofit Management, including Fund Development
- Microsoft Office Products
- Economic and Community Development
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Effective written, verbal, and listening communication skills
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
- Very effective organizational skills
- Computer literacy
- Multiple project management
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1. What experience or qualities do you feel make you a uniquely qualified match for this position?
2. Talk about a project or program where you had to solve a difficult problem and then implement it. What worked well? What would you change next time?
3. What professional networks are you currently involved in, and which would be important for this role?
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