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GRANT PROPOSAL WRITER/FUNDRAISING/BUDGETING/NON-PROFIT/MENTAL HEALTH

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Position: Grant Writer

Reports To: Chief Development and Communications Officer (CDCO)

Department: Fundraising

Summary: This position plays a strategic role in helping to raise support from foundations, corporations, and government sources requiring formal proposals for unrestricted operating funds, restricted projects, and capital grants for a mental health organization.

Job Duties:

  • Identify sufficient number and quality of prospects to meet annual funding goals, produce institutional donor profiles, target appropriate ask amounts, and write narrative proposals with input from program personnel and finance department as needed.
  • With overall guidance from the Chief Development & Communications Officer, prioritize and evaluate prospects for corporate, foundation, and government grants, and develop and prioritize projects and funding proposals.
  • Meet and work with staff to identify projects and programs requiring support.
  • Generate proposals for specific projects and programs, as well as general operating funds and, on occasion, capital projects.  
  • Write all proposals, budgets, reports, and other ancillary materials. 
  • Manage existing grants by maintaining regular tracking system, enhancing/developing internal reporting systems, writing reports, maintaining excellent historical records, and working with Chief Development & Communications Officer to ensure each project or program is meeting proposal conditions and expectations.
  • Monitor and manage grants’ income goal. 
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested. 

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Experience with private and government proposal writing.
  • Proven track record working with institutional donors especially in the area of mental health.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
  • Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft Office programs and Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research. 
  • Experience with budget development and monitoring. 
  • Experience in program development. 
  • Knowledge of contracts and agreements preferred. 
  • Minimum of three years’ experience with grant writing.
  • COVID-19 vaccination is required for this position. Accommodations will be considered with proof of a legal exemption.  
  • TB clearance and re-testing every year are conditions of employment.

Please send your resume and grant writing samples (of public and private grants) to mwoods@mhala.org.

Position: Grant Writer

Reports To: Chief Development and Communications Officer (CDCO)

Department: Fundraising

Summary: This position plays a strategic role in helping to raise support from foundations, corporations, and government…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    December 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    November 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

MHALA promotes an inclusive, collaborative culture and a healthy work/life balance for all employees. We are proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, an employee assistance program, and additional perks such as special employee discounts to area attractions and service providers.

MHALA promotes an inclusive, collaborative culture and a healthy work/life balance for all employees. We are proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, an employee…

Level of Language Proficiency

Expert ability to read, write, speak, and articulately communicate the English language.

Expert ability to read, write, speak, and articulately communicate the English language.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Long Beach, CA
Associated Location
Long Beach, CA, USA

How to Apply

Please send your resume and grant writing samples (of both public and private grants) to mwoods@mhala.org

Please send your resume and grant writing samples (of both public and private grants) to mwoods@mhala.org

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