Posted August 13, 2021
About the Pope Francis Center: Pope Francis Center exists to provide meals, supportive services, and housing assistance to Detroit community members in need, especially those experiencing homelessness. On an average day, we welcome nearly 200 guests and provide them with nutritious meals, showers, laundry, and access to doctors, dentists, lawyers, and housing providers through our free clinics. We have been serving Detroit’s most vulnerable citizens for over 30 years, and we envision a Detroit without homelessness, where every person has the resources for sustained stability.
Position Description: The Grant Writer & Relationship Manager reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement and assists with fundraising activities related to institutional and individual giving and manages grant cycles from prospecting through reporting results. The position is part of the Development Team, which is responsible for fundraising—direct mail, special events, crowdfunding, grants, and individual gifts—as well as donor cultivation and stewardship, donor record keeping and prospecting, and overall marketing and communications.
Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of experience with grant writing and a proven track record of success
Compensation & Benefits: Pope Francis Center offers excellent salary, medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, paid time off, and additional benefits through the Michigan Catholic Conference. Our administrative offices are located in the GM Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit.
Pope Francis Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, or any other applicable protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.