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Grants Writer

Posted by
Our Ark
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Olympia, WA
New
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Published 28 days ago

The Grants Writer is a member of the Development Team and is a liaison between the agency and foundation partners. The Grants Writer is responsible for researching, preparing, submitting, and managing grant proposals/reports that support agency goals and meet foundation funding guidelines and criteria. This person serves as the primary grant writer, assists in managing funder relationships, engages in compliance reporting, and supports special project initiatives. This position requires strong writing, data analysis, program budgeting, project management skills, with an emphasis on clear writing and outcome measurement. 


Key Responsibilities: 


 Leading grant proposal development and submission—preparing and organizing materials for proposals, and submitting and monitoring grant applications—including: 

 Drafting proposals/LOIs, grant application narratives, and budgets and collaborate to 

finalize with development, program and, finance staff; and the Executive Director;

 Submitting grant applications;

 With the Director of Development, meeting with funders and Legal Council staff to 

explore funding opportunities and fulfill site visit requirements;

 Maintaining master calendar of grants and prospects and all associated files and 

correspondence; 

 Maintaining library of grant support documents including resumes, bios, IRS forms, 

Board/staff diversity lists, etc.;

 Executing thank you letters and facilitating grant contracts/agreements; 

 Ensuring acknowledgment of funders/investors via website, e-newsletter, and social 

media.

 Working with Data Manager and Financial Team to maintain grant compliance and 

reporting, including outcome measurement and grant budgets including:

 Monitoring and maintaining funder reporting schedules and requirements;

 Assisting Development Team in drafting compelling progress reports and targeted 

program updates (e.g. blog posts, press releases, FB and twitter posts) to funders that 

fully capture programmatic success; and

 Assembling all necessary supporting materials and documents including budget 

reports, outcome measurements, success stories, etc.; submit reports to funders.

Benefits:

On-the-job training

Brings fun and fulfillment to your life.

Developing management skills

Making our communities better to live and love 

Learn how the best in the business do what they do

Get an idea for their future career path

Build self-confidence and develop a sense of responsibility

Learn basic work skills such as collaboration,  interviewing and working with different colleagues

The Grants Writer is a member of the Development Team and is a liaison between the agency and foundation partners. The Grants Writer is responsible for researching, preparing, submitting, and managing grant proposals/reports that support…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Olympia, WA
Associated Location
Olympia, WA, USA

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