Grant Writer

Matthew 25

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to the following)

  • Oversee the grant calendar and upcoming deadlines for applications and reports.
  • Write compelling grant proposals to acquire funding to accomplish the organization’s strategic objectives.
  • Discuss grant requirements and funding guidelines/procedures, as well as program goals and
  • objectives with appropriate staff.
  • Complete and submit reports to comply with grant requirements.Track the progress and life cycle of successful grants.
  • Work with Finance team to track money spent and left on reimbursement grants.
  • Coordinate with internal sources to obtain all materials, metrics, pictures and stories necessary to complete grant applications and reports.
  • Gather all necessary information and submit grant proposals and reports to funders in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Research, identify and prioritize grant opportunities that match organizational goals.
  • Review literature containing information about potential funding sources. 
  • Review relevant federal, state, local and other funding agencies listings.
  • Communicate opportunities for funding to Chief Development Officer
  • Research external data to provide compelling need statements.
  • Work with program managers to compile and maintain demographic, socioeconomic, program or other statistical information relevant to grant applications.
  • Prepare materials for presentation before grant-making boards and commissions. 
  • Assist in writing other communications content as needed. 
  • Maintain proficient knowledge of the organization’s history and programs.
  • Display and promote company values.
  • Regular attendance as determined with your leader.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES (include but are not limited to the following)

  • Commitment to the organization’s mission. 
  • Caring about economically challenged people and neighborhoods.
  • Desire and drive for your work to contribute to an inclusive and sustainable society.
  • Exceptional written communication skills and the ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Resourceful and results-oriented.
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • Ability to work effectively across departmental teams.
  • Strong project management skills. Comfortable managing multiple projects and priorities.
  • Self-motivated and able to effectively manage time.
  • Ability to consistently meet strict deadlines while maintaining good relationships with
  • colleagues.
  • Flexible and able to work in fast paced, rapidly changing, and regulated environment.
  • Strong service orientation and commitment to assisting others with enthusiasm and
  • professionalism.
  • Ability to engage in conversation with donors and staff via the phone and written
  • correspondence in an articulate, pleasant, and confident manner.
  • Advanced skills in proofreading and copyediting.
  • Exhibit sound and accurate judgment.
  • Maintain professional technical knowledge.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products and ability to learn new systems quickly.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE (include but are not limited to the following)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Philanthropy or a related field, or equivalent in relevant experience.
  • Experience in researching and writing grant applications preferred.
  • Experience working with government grants a plus.
Job Benefits:

Benefits include Paid Time Off, health insurance, 401k and wellness support. We seek to promote a culture of work/life balance.

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Grant Writer

Matthew 25

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Job ID: 84015

Posted 28 days ago

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