Search

Job

Grant Writer (52518)

Posted by
New
|
Published 17 days ago

SALARY IS NEGOTIABLE  

ELIGIBLE FOR SIGNING BONUS ! ! 

We are looking for an experienced Grant Writer (52518) to join our Organizational Services Development team in Los Angeles. 

WHO WE ARE 

We are the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services, and education and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. We serve more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year, focusing on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice. With our Advancing Justice affiliates in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., we enrich, enhance, and serve our communities across the country. 

Our Development Team supports organization-wide fundraising through institutional, individual, event, and in-kind donations and grants, raising the organization's $10 million+ budget each year. We work closely with Executive Leadership and Program staff to support sustainable and strategic programmatic expansion while strengthening the organization's infrastructure. 

WHO YOU ARE 

You share our mission of advocacy for Asian Pacific Americans. You enjoy the thrill of serving the public interest while championing civil rights and social justice. You take pride in your work enriching lives and communities in Los Angeles and across the country. You are looking for your next role in an organization that supports your career as much as you support the organization and its goals. You are looking for a job where you make a difference, and your impact is directly proportional to your contribution. You are a game changer. You are a leader. You are an advocate. 

 

WHAT YOU BRING 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field strongly preferred  
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive development experience at nonprofit organizations 
  • Demonstrated track record of securing grants of $100,000+ 
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs (Knowledge of fundraising software(s) such as Salesforce and Raiser’s Edge a plus) 
  • Bilingual in at least one Asian language strongly preferred (Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Thai, Tagalog or Vietnamese)  
  • Demonstrated sincere commitment to social justice and serving on behalf of low-income, immigrant communities, AANPHI or non-profit environments preferred   
  • Valid driver's license and/or access to alternative means of transportation 

WHAT WE BRING 

  • The special opportunity to join a mission driven team 
  • Rich medical, dental and vision benefits 
  • Retirement options through 403B and match 
  • Flexible and Hybrid work schedules 
  • Referral and Signing bonuses 

ABOUT THE ROLE 

Under the direction of the Institutional Giving Director, the Grant Writer works to secure financial support from foundation, government, and corporate grant makers.  They are involved with identifying prospects, proposal submissions, grant renewals, grant reporting, and ongoing communications with institutional donors.  The Grant Writer works cross-functionally and with the Executive Leadership team to develop and achieve short and long-term development goals for the organization; this position also works with the organization’s strategic partners to identify donor programs, join initiatives, and enhance the organization’s marketability to potential donors. The Grant Writer role sits within Advancing Justice Southern California’s (AJSOCAL) Development and Marketing/Communications Department, and actively collaborates with Grants Management, Individual and Corporate Giving, and Communications within this department. This position is not covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.  

Your day-to-day typically includes: 

  • Identify, secure, and renew foundation, government, and corporate grant funding 
  • Review, recommend and implement application strategies for all government and private RFP solicitations 
  • Build and maintain expert knowledge of AJSOCAL programs and funding landscape for AJSOCAL program areas 
  • Lead writing, preparation, and submission of letters of inquiry and proposals and reports, including drafting persuasive and engaging program/case statements 
  • Lead coordination with program staff, Communications and Finance staff on developing accurate grant budgets for submission 
  • Develop programming with the CEO and senior staff in conjunction with short and long term strategic goals for funding programs; 
  • Provide support for individual giving and event campaigns as necessary 
  • Quality products and timely submissions 
  • Attend donor bidder’s conferences and workshops as necessary 
  • Maintain accurate and complete grant records in fundraising software and other databases 
  • Provide regular updates of grant and contract activity, deadlines, and outcomes 
  • Develop opportunities to enhance AJSOCAL’s marketability by establishing strong foundation, corporate, law firm and individual relationships 
  • Coordinate with Advancing Justice national affiliates on donor programs and joint initiatives 
  • Partner with board on fundraising prospects and relationships, and provide regular Board reports 
  • Work with other Development staff on organizational fundraising events, online giving, communications, and other Development-related activities 
  • All other duties as assigned  

To apply for this role, Please Click Here to Apply on Paycom! 

or please visit our website - https://ajsocal.org  

 

 

SALARY IS NEGOTIABLE  

ELIGIBLE FOR SIGNING BONUS ! ! 

We are looking for an experienced Grant Writer (52518) to join our Organizational Services Development team in Los Angeles. 

WHO WE ARE 

We are the nation’s largest legal and civil rights…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
Salary
See below
$66,500.00 - $88,600.00 Salary/year

Benefits

  • The special opportunity to join a mission driven team 
  • Rich medical, dental and vision benefits 
  • Retirement options through 403B and match 
  • Flexible and Hybrid work schedules 
  • Referral and Signing bonuses 
  • The special opportunity to join a mission driven team 
  • Rich medical, dental and vision benefits 
  • Retirement options through 403B and match 
  • Flexible and Hybrid work schedules…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in at least one Asian language strongly preferred (Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Thai, Tagalog or Vietnamese)  

Bilingual in at least one Asian language strongly preferred (Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Thai, Tagalog or Vietnamese)  

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
Associated Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.