Megan Gover

Freelance Grant Writer & Content Writer

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Location:Granite Falls, North Carolina, United States
Phone: 828-448-9042
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/megangover
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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Bachelor of Science in Public Relations April 2010
The University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Certificate in Proposal Writing Jan. 2011
Rollins College Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership
Winter Park, FL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Habitat for Humanity in Seminole County July 2010 to present
Volunteer Coordinator June 2011 to present
- Planned & executed volunteer recruitment, training & retention program
- Scheduled volunteer time Implemented volunteer orientation (in-store & on-site)
- Networked with local leaders to recruit new volunteers
- Represented Habitat Seminole at community functions & events
- Planned & executed logistics for special events
- Researched & wrote grant proposals ($56,000)

Development Coordinator July 2010 to June 2011
- Solicited financial support to further organizational mission
- Identified, researched & wrote grant proposals ($60,000)
- Planned & executed quarterly direct mail campaign ($10,000)
- Represented Habitat Seminole at community functions & events
- Planned & executed special events

BligDeal.com Jan. 2011 to present
Contracted Freelance Writer
- Researched and composed daily “deals”

AuctionAnything.com Feb. 20 to June 2010
Public Relations Intern
- Interviewed key clients and composed press releases

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation April 2009 to June 2009
Public Relations Intern
- Assisted in planning & execution of annual Great Strides campaign
- Assisted in planning & execution of 1st Annual “A Splash of Summer” Fashion Show & Luncheon
- Composed “spotlight” pieces about key volunteers
- Developed nonprofit profile to be posted in the Central Florida Community Foundation’s database

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 (Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)
- Proficient in social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
- Proven grant writing experience
- Planning and execution of direct mail campaigns
- Procurement of in-kind donations
- The Raising More Money/Benevon Model
- Experience with Constant Contact
- Experience in the Adobe CS4 suite

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Young Non-Profit Professionals Network
Rollins College Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership
- Raising Money through Special Events
- Finding Funding
- First Steps in Fundraising
- Certificate in Proposal Writing
- Why Do We Want Funding?
- Can I Prove We Make a Difference?
- Does the Budget “Add Up” to Success?
- How Do We Know the Proposal Measures Up?
- What Do Funders Want?
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Grant Writing
Content Writing