Funding & Grants Project Coordinator

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Skyline Dance Studio

Funding & Grants Project Coordinator – Part Time

Skyline Dance Studio is committed to encouraging all dancers to strive for excellence and enjoy the journey along the way. Our mission is to create a family atmosphere where dancers of all ages feel safe to be who they are and express themselves creatively.  Skyline Dance believes each dancer has the ability to increase their physical, emotional, and intellectual well-being through the movement of dance. Our goal is to provide quality dance instruction through caring, professional, and motivated instructors in a friendly, fun, respectful,family-oriented atmosphere. Skyline Dance promotes self-confidence, self-respect, and appreciation through the fine arts of dance. We will inspire every dancer to find the creativity inside themselves as we dance together as a family.

Posting Start Date: September 21, 2023

Posting End Date: September 30, 2023

Part-Time, 10 – 15 hours per week

Flexible work arrangement: Remote

Studio Location: 229 Highland Street, Haliburton, Ontario

Position Details

Reporting to the Funding Lead on the Board of Directors, you are responsible for the day-to-day and long-term management of grant funding initiatives and opportunities, from initial identification through to post-award grants administration. In addition, the Funding & Grants Project Coordinator develops, implements, and manages tools, standards, and procedures to facilitate funding development, build grant writing capability, and streamline funding administration processes across the organization.

  • Lead the grant writing process for Skyline Dance Studio

  • Collaborate with Lead on the Board of Directors for the long-term coordination of grant funding opportunities and initiatives

  • Research, identify and evaluate potential funding opportunities

  • Develop and implement a multi-year grant strategy, and manage proposal writing

  • Oversee general and post-award grants administration

  • Cultivate and nurture new and ongoing relationships with funding agency staff, community stakeholders, and government representatives

  • Implement and manage tools, standards, and procedures to facilitate funding development

  • Build grant writing capability and streamline funding administration processes across the organization

  • Analyze organization to determine strategic priorities for focus on grant opportunities

  • Develop external relationships to leverage funding and grant opportunities

  • Manage tracking of grant submissions

  • Ensures that all grant proposals align with Skyline Dance Studio priorities and strategic plan


The preferred candidate will have a bachelor’s degree/diploma in communications, public relations, English or equivalent with the following skills, experience, and abilities:

  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role

  • Experience developing successful grant submissions for a non-profit organization is an asset

  • Experience as a professional writer with superior writing, editing and communication skills

  • Deep knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures for Federal, Provincial and Municipal grant programs

  • Strong knowledge of grant-writing strategies

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to develop and produce concise and complete grant applications and other proposals

  • Ability to research and identify relevant grant opportunities

  • Database management skills or experience with tracking data

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the project management experience to juggle multiple priorities

  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data, prepare project budgets and forecasts

  • Ability to navigate online content and leverage for research

  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively


Compensation/Position Details

  • Hourly Rate based on Experience

  • 10-15 hours

To Apply

Please email your application to Melissa Valentini at vicechair@skylinedancestudio.ca by September 29, 2023. No phone calls please.

Your application should include:

  • Your resume and cover letter in one pdf document

  • Reference your name and Funding & Grants Project Coordinator in the subject line

  • In the body of your email, please indicate where you heard about this opportunity

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.