Full-Time Grant Writer

The Grant Writer will be responsible for writing proposals for unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant-funded projects.

Essential Duties:

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate for grant opportunities
  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources;
  • Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs;
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors;
  • Provide stewardship to current grantors, including working with a fellow grant writer to provide regular written updates (newsletters, etc.) to corporate and foundation grantors;
  • Understanding of the organization’s history and programs;
  • Make appointments with foundation officers and other prospects, arranging for onsite tours for supporters (foundation officers, foundation trustees);

Maintain current records in Virtuous (CRM) and paper files, including grant tracking and reporting – provide monthly update report to CDO;

  • Collaborate /strategize with leadership to identify grant opportunities based on research knowledge and current CTC capital and operational requirements;
  • Assist with other fundraising projects and events as requested;

Other responsibilities/accountabilities:

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed to meet the facility’s needs at the discretion of the Chief Development Officer.

Qualifications:

Basic Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals;
  • Strong editing skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources;
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors;
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies;
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research;
  • Strong contributor in team environments.

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Concentration in business, community development, education, human resources, or social care.
  • Previous grant writing experience or a similar position is preferred.
  • HRSA grant writing is strongly preferred

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Demonstrated interest in working with an underserved population.
  • Performs related functions as required.

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