Grant Writer

People's Resource Center
Job Description
Position Overview
PRC is hiring a Grant Writer to manage the full range of activities to prepare, submit and track an annual average of 70 grant proposals and corresponding reports that result in approximately $900,000 of annual revenue. 
PRC offers a generous compensation and benefits package to our full time employees, including:
  • Medical insurance – HMO, PPO
  • Dental insurance – PPO
  • Flexible Spending Account participation
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • SIMPLE IRA retirement plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 12 paid holidays
Position Essential Functions
Manage the grant application process primarily for foundations and corporations (35%)
  • Maintain overall grant application and stewardship schedule, including submission and reporting deadlines
  • Develop relationships with staff at grant making organizations
  • Maintain detailed and accurate records of all grant activity
  • Ensure applications and reports are accurate, impactful and submitted on time
  • Maintain accurate contact information for foundation prospects and supporters
Write grant applications and reports (45%)
  • Work with appropriate program and administrative staff to obtain necessary information for grant proposals and funder reports
  • Write, edit, assemble and submit letters of inquiry, grant applications, grant acknowledgements and reports for public and private grantors
Research potential new funding sources (10%)
Provide support for special events (10%)
Position Requirements
Education:  Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2 years’ experience required writing grants 
  • Experience working in a CRM required preferably with Raisers Edge
  • Exceptional writing, proofreading and editing skills
  • Effective communicator - verbal and written
  • Strong research and fact-finding skills
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills among diverse constituent groups
  • Acute attention to detail - striving for 100% accuracy
  • Task-oriented and highly organized
Knowledge and Ability:
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a deadline-driven work environment
  • Commitment to ethics in working with confidential and sensitive information
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and search engines
  • Creative problem-solving ability
  • Professional judgment to resolve moderately complex problems
  • Able to work some evenings and weekends
  • Have access to a vehicle since local traveling is required
Application Process
To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, writing samples and salary requirements to
No phone calls, no faxes please.
People’s Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This job posting can also be found on our website - About PRC - Employment Opportunities
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