Grant Writer

The Priority Center is seeking a full-time Grant Writer.

The Grant Writer is responsible for the research, writing and preparation of grant proposals to private and public funding sources in both foundation and corporate entities. Reporting to the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. The Grant Writer creates a pipeline of grants to private funders primarily and submits grants and follow up reports in a timely manner as well as, ensures compliance of existing programs. The Grant Writer will participate in proposal and preparation, and act as a lead in the review and terms and conditions of acceptance over the life of agreements. The Grant Writer will support and advise the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations and the Chief Development Officer in solving challenges such as assessment of risk, special contractual provisions and performance expectations.

The Grant Writer will work closely with their direct report to guide the execution of grant awards to the follow up report processes.

**The Priority Center also offers a 9/80 work week schedule which allows for one day off every two weeks (equivalent to having an additional 26 days off per year!)**



  1. Research and identify new grant opportunities
  2. Create grant proposal templates for grant submission for Connected Care, general operations, specific program needs, and innovative program development. Proposals need to be reviewed by direct supervisor, CDO prior to review by Executive Director/CEO for final review and signature.
  3. Ensure quality applications are prepared, presented, and submitted by the appointed deadline date
  4. Manage the grant calendar and prepare monthly reports for Development Leadership and Ex. Director.
  5. Ensure data and relationship files are current within one week
  6. Communicate grant status and program progress to grantors
  7. Manage the grant calendar, monthly reports, contract research, writing support, and editing
  8. Prepare all grant follow up reports
  9. Prepare personalized thank you notes to private foundations and corporations from ED/CEO
  10. Mail out each year annual reports to all foundations.
  11. Prepare Grant Foundation and Corporate Foundation Reports for the Board Meetings


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • • Adhere to contract submission guidelines
  • • Report key milestones and progress to funders in a timely manner
  • • In collaboration with the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations to maintain consistent communications with funders and send monthly touch point information
  • • Coordinate pre- and post-contract award administration efforts
  • • Manage private contract reports (weekly, monthly, annual)
  • • Draft and continuously develop case statements and program descriptions
  • • Develop budget reports, budget summaries, and budget narratives in conjunction with the Controller
  • • Save all grants and reports on the shared drive.
  • • Work on County Contracts as needed
  • • Work on Federal and State Grants
  • • Prepare Community Development Block Grants
  • • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • • Bachelor’s degree desired
  • • Superior writing, editing, and verbal communications skills; ability to turn data into narrative form
  • • Strong project management, administrative and organizational skills, including documentation, record-keeping, and reporting
  • • Ability to read and understand financial statements
  • • Knowledge of budgeting process and outcomes measurement
  • • Familiarity with Lexus Nexus, Foundation Directory, Grant Station, Guidestar
  • • Ability to work with Acrobat, fundraising software & MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • • Ability to manage multiple priorities, adhere to deadlines and be attentive to details
  • • Ability to conduct research via the internet, library and other sources
  • • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with funders, departmental peers, volunteers, and other professionals involved in fundraising

Working Conditions:

  • • Working environment is indoor, reasonably clean, well-lit and ventilated
  • • Hybrid work environment. T W Th work in the office
  • • Ability to sit for great lengths of time
  • • Generally little or no probability of injury or health impairments
  • • Requires little or no physical effort involving intermittent standing, sitting or walking while performing duties, occasional lifting up to 10 lbs.
  • • Schedule is a 9/80 schedule. 9 hour shifts 4 days a week and the 5th day is 8 hours and the second week is 9 hours each day for four days and the 5th day off. Providing every other Friday is off.


This is a full time, exempt position with a salary ranging from $55,000 to $65,000 annually.


To Apply:

Interested applicants please submit completed HR Employment Application and current resume to [email protected].