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Women's Prison Association and Home, Inc.


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Published 29 days ago

At the Women’s Prison Association (WPA), we empower women to redefine their lives in the face of injustice and incarceration. Together, we forge pathways to freedom, safety, and independence.

We are currently seeking a grant writer to join our small, fast-paced, and fun Development team. The grant writer will be responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted revenue, and for submitting timely and compelling reports to existing funders.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create persuasive proposals to secure private grants
  • Manage the existing portfolio of private awards
  • Oversee the collection and compilation of data, stories, and financials
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with funding partners
  • Conduct prospect research to identify new funding opportunities and create a pipeline of potential support
  • Work closely with Program Development and Quality Management team to craft program goals and narratives
  • Collaborate with finance and program teams to ensure grant compliance
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned
  • Participation in all external and internal staff trainings. 

Qualifications

  • 3-4 years’ work experience preferred, including experience with grant writing
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Solid interpersonal communication skills
  • Impeccable organization and attention to detail skills
  • Deadline-driven
  • Fluency in grant budgeting and reporting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge
  • Ability to work efficiently, intensely, and within a collaborative environment
  • A demonstrated passion for social justice and women’s issues


EOE

At the Women’s Prison Association (WPA), we empower women to redefine their lives in the face of injustice and incarceration. Together, we forge pathways to freedom, safety, and independence.

We are currently seeking a grant writer to join our…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Location

110 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10003

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@wpaonline.org. You must include “Grant Writer" in the subject line of your email.

EOE

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@wpaonline.org. You must include “Grant Writer" in the…

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