Would you like to be a part of the financial success of the nonprofit? This might be the opportunity for you!
Position Overview: The Grant Writer & Researcher is responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources. This includes researching, compiling, writing and editing grant applications, as well as developing templates to streamline the grant proposal process.
Conduct grant research, proposal development, and follow up, as well as produce periodic outcome reports as dictated by funding sources
Works with other departments to obtain necessary information for proposals/grants and applications.
Develops and prepares proposals and grant applications according to guidelines; complies with all follow-up grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
Acquires and maintains sound knowledge of the organization, and uses that knowledge and understanding to better comprehend all projects and programs for which grants will be sought and to recommend the seeking of grants.
Maintains master grant calendar
Updates constituent records in Raiser's Edge for all grant activity, to include submitted proposals and grant requests; maintains current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.
Assists with other projects as requested.
Proven proficiency of professional writing experience including successful proposals to institutional donors, grant writing or other technical writing experience.
Dependable and able to work with and communicate effectively
Basic presentation and public speaking skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in English or Communications.