The Program and Grant Coordinator will be responsible for writing and researching grants along with managing existing and new programs for Urban Food Connections of Utah. Specifically, the PGC will take charge of the Local Food Microgrant Fund Management program, the Eat Local Utah program, and for researching and applying for additional grants at the local, state and federal levels.  Additional fundraising responsibilities will include targeting public sector grants, philanthropic gifts and corporate sponsorships. The PGC will support the management team of the Downtown Farmers Market and Urban Food Connections of Utah operationally, as needed.

Fundraising:

Work in collaboration with Executive Director and Market Manager to develop a robust network of corporate sponsorships and public/private financial commitments supporting the Downtown Farmers Market as well as UFCU programs and events.

Program Management:

Local Food Microgrant Fund Management Program: responsible for all grant reporting and grant administration needs including opening applications, reviewing applications, administering funds, following up with recipients, etc.

Eat Local Utah: outreach to state and local community partners to grow statewide “eat local” educational campaign including working a social media campaign, helping plan Seed to Supper dinners, hosting community partner meetings, etc.

Market Kids Club: manage weekly operation of Market Kids Club booth activities, track participant data, plan weekly activities, promote on social media.

Market Operations:

Work most Saturdays during Market season (June - October and November - April) as support staff. Duties include set-up, tear-down, vendor relations, cash-handling and reporting, customer service and general event operations.

Skills:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, Square, Rubber Stamp and other programs as needed Strong written and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work under pressure on multiple projects Detail-oriented mind for understanding grant writing and grant administration Ability to act as a spokesperson for Urban Food Connections with vendors and  sponsors. Passion for local food, community, eating locally, sustainable food systems, and farmers markets. Bachelors Degree in related field preferred. 

Ability to lift 40 lbs, and to complete physical tasks in an outdoor environment, regardless of inclement weather or extreme temperatures, is required. 

Please email a resume, cover letter, and references to . No phone calls please. 

 

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Support UFCU During Love Utah Give Utah!

This is the first year that Urban Food Connections of Utah, the 501c3 nonprofit that manages the Downtown Farmers Markets, is participating in Love Utah Give Utah. We are excited to join the ranks of the many impactful nonprofits participating in this state-wide giving event. If the Downtown Farmers Market is part of your summer tradition and supporting local agriculture and start up businesses is your jam, please give to UFCU! Donate today through March 30th. Thank you for making the UFCU Farmers Markets such a success.

Donate Here

Join the Downtown Farmers Market for a gathering of local growers, food purveyors and Market supporters as we preview the 2017 season. We'll have food from your favorite vendors, drinks from Squatters and a local distillery, plus music and a silent auction featuring local artists. This event is always a hit! Support the Downtown Farmers Market, Urban Food Connections of Utah and your local food economy, plus have a rip-roarin' good time.

When: Thursday, June 1st, 5:30-8:30 pm
Where: Squatter's Pub Brewery, 147 West Broadway 300 South

Buy Tickets Here

 

arugula
asparagus
beets
Brussels sprouts
butterhead lettuce
cabbage
carrots
dried beans
greenhouse cucumbers
garlic
herbs
red Russian kale
lacinato kale
microgreens
mizuna
mushrooms
onions
potatoes
radish
salad greens
shishito peppers
spinach
sweet potatoes
turnips
winter squash: acorn squash, butternut squash, delicata squash, spaghetti squash, turban squash, pumpkins

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