Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Grant Writer researches grant opportunities that match the goals and objectives of Whittier Street Health Center. The Grant Writer will gather information from various departments and coordinate/write grant proposals for the Center. He/She will follow up with grantors to determine/monitor grant status and perform analytical work in writing, maintaining, reviewing and coordinating grant administration.
Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Research and identify potential individual, state, corporate and foundation funding sources. Assign tasks for completing funding proposals and grant applications.
2. Coordinate the development, writing and submission of funding proposals and grant applications.
3. Maintain accurate and timely records of research activities, funding logs and reporting deadlines, grant funding resource materials and publications.
4. Assemble internal and external data. Make recommendations to immediate supervisor for programmatic needs.
5. Monitor program compliance for continuity as related to contract/grant administration.
6. Establish timelines to complete the collection of relevant data/information for proposal content, internal routing and approvals, and submission to funding sources.
7. Contribute to department goals by accomplishing related duties as required.
- Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited college or university
- Three to five years of advancement or related experience.
- Ability to research potential sources of foundation and grant support from local and national funding sources.
- A proven track record of significantly increasing grants.
- Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Excel and PowerPoint and Raiser’s Edge.
- Ability to think strategically and partner with key leadership.
- Demonstrated writing, speaking, and listening skills.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and to initiate new ones.
- Working knowledge of Boston corporate philanthropic community and familiarity with Boston’s communities of color strongly desired.