Role Overview & Purpose
The Grant Writer will be responsible for all aspects of grant preparation, research, filing, tracking and reporting in support of Neighborhood Healthcare’s programs and initiatives. The Grant Writer works closely with the Director of Grants and others throughout the organization to write and ensure timely submission of all grant applications. This position requires a high-level understanding of the grant writing process, extensive experience writing successful proposals for highly competitive grants, excellent time-management and project management skills and excellent communication skills.
Research, identify, qualify, cultivate, and solicit foundation, non-profit, corporate, private, and government funders at a local, state and national level.
Generate proposals and supporting documents in response to RFP and other grant solicitation opportunities.
Write and prepare reports, and other donor communications.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Strong research skills
Computer literate – high proficiency with Windows software applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Able to develop spreadsheets, diagrams, graphs, effective presentations, and flow charts.
Must be a self-starter and possess initiative and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Extensive experience writing successful proposals for highly competitive grants; Superior writing and proof-reading skills.
Experienced in handling highly confidential matters with discretion.
Accurate record keeping ability.
Sense of initiative and the ability to undertake and successfully conclude grant proposals with minimal supervision.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with competing priorities; acute attention to detail with speed and accuracy.
Availability to work select nights and weekends when necessary.
Ability to drive/reliable transportation