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Catholic Charities of California


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$60,000 - $73,000

Grant Writer

Sacramento, CA 95814

Compensation $60,000/yr to $73,000/year DOE

Background:

Catholic Charities of California, Inc. (CCC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit corporation. CCC is the state-level office representing California’s 12 local Catholic Charities organizations (LCCOs). California’s LCCO network is the largest non-profit provider of social services in the State.

CCC applies for and administers statewide and regional social services contracts and grants on behalf of LCCOs. CCC functions as the single point of contact with funders, provides contract management services and operational support to participating LCCOs, monitors LCCO progress on contract deliverables, and works with LCCOs to resolve program and contract issues.

Responsibilities:

This position will conduct a thorough and ongoing review of all available corporate and private funders whose giving priorities align with the work of Catholic Charities organizations in California. This position is responsible to:

  • Conduct ongoing research and review of available opportunities.
  • Submit regular research reports to the Executive Director.
  • Make recommendations for applying to funders.
  • Collect information from LCCOs in an organized fashion to inform grant proposals, established processes and standards.
  • Complete impeccable grant proposal packages on or before deadlines with limited supervision, including all required elements.
  • Submit proposals through required channels and track results.
  • Respond to funder follow-up questions or additional information requests.
  • Whenever possible, develop and maintain positive relations with funder staff.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports for the Executive Director (i.e., updates for the Board of Directors).

As a representative of CCC, this position is responsible:

  • To develop and maintain strong working relationships with, CCC, LCCO, and funder staff.
  • To produce work that aligns with CCC’s standards of excellence.
  • To work independently to ensure that all assignments are completed promptly.
  • To adhere as requested to CCC’s established processes and stylistic preferences for proposals.

Required Qualifications:

  • Self-driven, professional, reliable.
  • At least 5 years of verifiable experience as a successful grant writer.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work as a positive, enthusiastic member of a team.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as needed.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to reliably meet all deadlines.
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office.
  • Comfort building and working with spreadsheets, including skill utilizing formulas in Excel.
  • Ability to efficiently resolve problems with excellent judgement and minimal support.

Summary:

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $60,000 to $73,000/year DOE
  • Job Location: Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Job Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Required Education: BA with at least 10 years’ related experience
  • Preferred Experience:
  • Grant research: 10 years
  • Grant proposal writing: 10 years
  • Familiarity with the work and culture of Catholic Charities
  • Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, Retiree Benefits and parking reimbursement.

Grant Writer

Sacramento, CA 95814

Compensation $60,000/yr to $73,000/year DOE

Background:

Catholic Charities of California, Inc. (CCC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit corporation. CCC is the state-level office representing California’s 12…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, Retiree Benefits and parking reimbursement.

Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, Retiree Benefits and parking reimbursement.

Location

1107 9th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

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