10 Best Grant Writer Job Descriptions

Grant Writer Job summary 1

The Grant Writer is responsible for researching, developing, and preparing grant proposals to corporations and foundations. As a key member of the Team, this position helps organization meet its annual fundraising goal. The Grant Writer works in partnership with staff to successfully apply for funding opportunities for programmatic initiatives, report on program outcomes, and share organization’s story from a strengths-based perspective. The ideal candidate has demonstrated success securing grants from foundations and institutional funders. We are also seeking candidates who enjoy story-telling through grants; have experience grant-writing/fundraising within human services field; are committed to advancing racial equity; and are passionate about organization’s mission.

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We are seeking a Grant Writer. If you have 3 years’ experience in grant writing, a Bachelor’s degree, and are seeking an organization whose mission you can believe in, here’s a role where you can apply your talents as a Grant Writer to help us achieve our goals.

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We immediate need for a Grant Writer join our team. This person will work closely with leadership and other departments to research grants, write polished proposals and spearhead the overall grant writing process. The right candidate will have previous grant writing, technical writing, or nonprofit industry experience.

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We are seeking an experienced Grant Writer to support aspects of our fundraising strategy, which include communication with potential funders and donors as well as persuasively communicating organization’s mission, programs and impact. Priorities include researching grant opportunities, preparing budget and supporting report templates for grant proposals, helping write letters of inquiry and grand proposals as well as working with other staff in the maintenance of the grant proposal and research process.

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Grant Writer Job summary 5

Under the direction of the Development Manager, a Grant Writer assist the Development Team in reaching annual fundraising goals through all stages of the grant writing process, which includes prospecting, proposal writing and proofreading, to final submission of grants and grant reporting post-award.

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The purpose of Grant Writer position is to provide support for the organization’s research, resource development and proposal writing efforts that include foundation, corporate and individual philanthropist prospects. This position requires detailed research and will require experience with a wide range of tools including online databases, printed directories and other publications. The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional organizational abilities, strong verbal and written communication skills and a solid history of preparing successful proposals for non-for-profit organizations.

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Grant Writer Job summary 7

The Grant Writer is responsible for searching, developing and applying for Federal Contracts and local Government grants. In addition to researching and writing grant proposals on behalf of our non-profit organization, you will be in charge of maintaining a grants calendar to monitor the application process and keep track of various deadlines. You should feel comfortable reaching out to institutional and potential donors, as well as communicating with company leaders regarding their financial needs. Our ideal candidate is someone who will be able to enthusiastically help our organization attain new funding and retain the funding it currently holds to serve the community.

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Grant Writer Job summary 8

The Grant Writer will develop a deep expertise of our programs and services and learn how to synthesize their activities and impacts into logic models and compelling cases for support. They will be responsible for writing high-quality and compelling correspondence, letters of inquiry, proposals, and grant reports for corporate and foundation funders. This position requires a strategic thinker with exceptional writing skills, strong project management skills and experience, attention to detail and the capacity to translate program initiatives and impact into targeted funding requests.

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Grant Writer Job summary 9

Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible professional work in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities in the areas of Primary Care, Health, Social Services, Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse and Health Education among other areas. Grant Writer collaborates with federal, state and local agencies and departments to identify fundable projects fitting organizational strategies, conducts research, and writes proposals to secure privately and publicly funded grants for agencies, general operations and capital projects. This position is part of a team responsible for the full range of fund development activities for the organization.

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The Grant Writer will work with the leadership team and program staff to increase revenue by expanding institutional grantsmanship efforts.

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