Mission First Housing Group is seeking a dynamic Grants Associate, a critical position in its five-member Fundraising & Communications Department. Reporting to Mission First’s Director of Philanthropy & Communication, the Grants Associate will identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities, as well as coordinate the development, writing and submission of grant proposals and reports. The Grants Associate is also responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on the performance of the program activities funded by public and privates sources.
Mission First Housing Group is a nonprofit organization committed to ensuring everyone has access to a safe, affordable place to call home. Founded in 1989, Mission First develops and manages affordable, safe and sustainable homes for people in need, with a focus on the vulnerable. Today we provide affordable homes to 4,500 individuals in nearly 3,500 apartments across the mid-Atlantic region. Our Resident Services department complements our housing development and management work by providing support for residents to live independently, overcome challenges and meet individual and family goals.
Mission First is a family of seven affiliated nonprofit organizations, all working to address key issues related to housing security and anti-poverty programming for people in need. The Fundraising & Communications Department supports the work of the entire Mission First family of affiliates. The Grants Associate’s work will have a particular focus on one specific affiliate, ACHIEVEability, while providing support as needed across the family of nonprofits.