Part-Time Grant Writer
REPORTS TO: Grants and Contracts Coordinator
Status: Hourly; Non-Exempt; Part-Time 0.5 FTE (20 hours/week);
To research, compose, and assemble grant proposals for corporate, foundation, and government grants.
Research new public, private, and corporate grant opportunities that match the goals and objectives of the organization as well as collect any new/relevant information to strengthen relationships with and appeals to current funders;
Develop an understanding of organization strategic goals and programs;
Compose high quality, timely, evidence-based proposals and reports, collaborating with other staff as necessary for background, project description, budgets, data, outcomes, evaluation strategies, and required supporting documentation;
Cultivate effective, working relationships with staff and grantors as directed by supervisor;
Monitor status of grants and submit required reports;
Conduct research related to HIV/AIDS, health and human services, and surrounding issues;
Maintain complete, accurate, organized files, and updates to grant submission calendar;
All other relevant duties as assigned.
Training and Experience
BA degree in a related field;
Demonstrated grant-writing expertise in all types of proposals and reports, including composing and assembling extensive hardcopy proposals; short, concise LOIs; detailed reports; and small on-line submissions;
Successful record of accomplishment in securing grants from private and corporate foundations as well as local, state, and federal agencies;
Excellent research, analytical, and writing skills with ability to communicate effectively;
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Relate and communicate to all types of individuals in a respectful, non-judgmental, professional manner;
Establish and maintain professional boundaries with staff and clients at all times;
Work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines, remaining calm, respectful, detail-oriented, flexible, and focused even in stressful situations;
Work independently as well as collaboratively;
Operate a computer, Microsoft Office software (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) and standard office equipment (e.g. fax, copier, scanner, etc.);
Associate with Desert AIDS Project and champion its mission.
Desert AIDS Project is an EOE and a drug free workplace. We value diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for all open positions.