Jessica Claire
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Talented fundraising and management professional with advanced grant writing experience and strong leadership in strategic collaboration to build unified collective change.

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Excellent grant writer with consistent funding track record
  • Strategic partnership building and management expert
  • Experience with Keela, Microsoft Office and Google Suites, Canva, WordPress
  • Emergency Medical Responder certifcation
Development Associate and Grants Manager, 10/2020 - Current
Doble Engineering Houston, TX,
  • Prepared successful applications to obtain over $250,000 collective funding from government and private grants, and optimized program budgets, outreach and results with strategic fundraising plans
  • Cultivated donor relationships and created strategic community partnerships with different groups and businesses to strengthen funding streams and increase programmatic support networks
  • Coordinated large-scale events to engage with donors and provide presentations regarding fundraising initiatives
  • Served elementary school students and families as a bilingual educator and food access systems coordinator through direct programmatic development
Laboratory Administrator, 04/2019 - 03/2020
AguaVida Laboratory City, STATE,
  • Wrote bilingual grant proposals for water quality test funding for underserved communities and assisted in training courses for Costa Rican and Nicaraguan communities
  • Developed education abroad program and curriculum to create opportunities for science students to collaborate in community-driven environmental research with measurable social impacts
  • Facilitated multi-international stakeholder collaborative working group
Strategic Development Coordinator, 02/2019 - 03/2020
Sustainability Demonstration Center City, STATE,
  • Overhauled nonprofit structure through collaborative redefinition of vision, mission, and initiative principles and developed organizational management strategies and financial review systems
  • Created cohesive administration, data accessibility, and communications systems; developed donor platforms and re-developed organization website
  • Programmatic support through governmental grant administration, management of large international volunteer program, volunteer and education program development, establishment of multi-community food access trade route system
  • Representative in national and international social justice and environmental activism efforts, including government restructure forums, and research and communications support for environmental and indigenous rights groups
Sustainable Ebony Production Project Manager, 08/2017 - 05/2018
Taylor Guitars And University Of California, LA City, STATE,
  • Collected ecological research data in Cameroon with the Baka indigenous tribe, wrote extensive literature review and research analysis, created livelihood opportunities for small-scale indigenous communities and rural farmers using blockchain analysis, analyzed global ebony economics, and fundraised $15,000 for research.
  • Manage multi-stakeholder communications and coordiantion with client (Taylor Guitars), UCLA Institute for the Environment and Sustainability, and the Congo Basin Institute.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Environmental Science, Expected in 06/2018
University of California, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA,
  • Minor in Environmental Systems & Society
  • Minor in Conservation Biology
  • Most Outstanding Student, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

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