PeopleAlex Gossage

Alex Gossage is Associate Director of the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (Ann Arbor CIL). He started in November of 2006 after serving for two years as an AmeriCorps*VISTA Member.

As Associate Director, Mr. Gossage is responsible for a wide range of programs and activities. Mr. Gossage helps to ensure program reporting and compliance for all CIL funding sources including Federal, State, and private funders. Working with staff, he develops quarterly and annual reports and ensures compliance with funding sources through the monitoring and oversight of the NetCIL reporting database. In addition, Mr. Gossage works with staff to monitor compliance with Federal Independent Living Standards and Indicators. Mr. Gossage also works with the management team and the Board of Directors to develop and implement strategic and management plans.

Mr. Gossage maintains a resource library and knowledge base of private and public funding sources and current grant-funded projects at the Ann Arbor CIL. In collaboration with staff, he coordinates scheduling of proposal development activities and assists staff with program development and proposal preparation activities including; researching, writing and editing proposals. Furthermore, Mr. Gossage interacts with funders, community partners, and contracting agencies to ensure programs and services meet their needs and the needs of their clients.

Mr. Gossage fundraising responsibilities extend to assisting with resource development activities such as special events fundraising, volunteer recruitment including oversight of the AARP volunteer program, and assisting with the annual giving campaign. Finally, Mr. Gossage, along with the rest of the management team oversees day-to-day activities of Ann Arbor CIL support staff and facilities.

Mr. Gossage earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science and History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has participated in a variety of grant development trainings presented by: The Foundation Center, The Grant Institute, and The Grantsmanship Center.

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