Grant Writer

Grant Writer – Full-Time

Development Department


Job Summary:


The Grant Writer is responsible for the negotiation and the research, development and preparation of grant proposals to private funding sources in both foundation and corporate entities. Reporting to the Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Grant Writer monitors performance of grants and 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 ADCFR in solving challenges such as assessment of risk, special contractual provisions and performance expectations.


The Grant Writer will work closely with Executive Leadership including the Executive Director, DOD, ADCFR and Chief Program Officer to guide the execution of grant awards from award to program delivery, to ensure contract compliance and success.



  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
  3. Ensure quality applications are prepared, presented, and submitted by the appointed deadline date
  4. Manage the grant calendar and prepare monthly reports for Management Team and Development Department
  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 from ED and ADCFR


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to contract submission guidelines
  • Report key milestones and progress to funders in a timely manner
  • In collaboration with the ADCFR, 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
  • Work closely with the ADCFR
  • Develop budget reports, budget summaries, and budget narratives in conjunction with the Controller
  • Arrange and attend site visits with the Executive Director and ADCFR, as needed
  • Assist the ADCFR with maintaining relationships with the TPC board members as it relates to grants


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
  • 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


To Apply:

Please submit completed Internal Job Application (attached) to Evelyn Ramirez-Schultz at [email protected] until position has been filled.

**COVID-19 Considerations: We enforce weekly testing for unvaccinated or undisclosed staff. We provide masks, hand sanitizers, require daily temperature checks, and enforce social distancing**