Grants Writer

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $55,000
Maximum: $65,000
Details: Exempt




1600 Duke Street
Suite 500
United States


We are looking for a skilled writer and self-motivated individual for our Grants Writer. The position reports directly to the Managing Director of Development. The position is primarily responsible for developing, writing and submitting grant proposals to corporate and other grant-making organizations. Maintaining grant records in Raiser’s Edge database and reconciling grants with budgets.


1.      Developing and writing grant proposals to corporations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders

2.      Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations

3.      Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors

4.      Maintain current records in RE (Raiser’s Edge)database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting (RE experience preferred)

5.      Maintain calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, final reports and budget reconciliations

6.      Conduct prospect research and bring new funding sources to fruition

7.      Assist with other development projects as requested


·        Bachelor’s degree; plus a minimum of two - three years’ experience writing funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner. Excellent writing and research skills are essential.

·        Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly-organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information. A high level of computer literacy required

·        Candidates must possess an ability to work and thrive in a multiple deadline driven environment.

·        Ability to work well within a team environment

The Prevent Cancer Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.


Conveniently located near the King Street Metro Stop, the Prevent Cancer Foundation offers a generous benefits package that includes healthcare, 401(k) participation, paid vacation, sick leave and federal holidays.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Send a cover letter, and resume to Janet Hudson, Managing Director of Development at Please put “Grants Writer” in the subject line.