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Nevada Partners
Up to $4,167 a month - Contract



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Full job description

The Contracted Philanthropy and Grants Acquisition Writer will identify, define, and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as lead the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to federal, state, and private funding agencies on behalf of Nevada Partners (NPI) that are in alignment with its strategic plan and operational priorities.


  • Preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing, and responding timely to public and private grant opportunities in areas that support our programs.
  • Responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on the performance of program activities that are funded by federal, state, and private funding agencies.
  • Develop and maintain a grant surveillance system to identify, research and evaluate, new public, private, and collaborative grant funding opportunities to advance Nevada Partners strategic plan objectives and other related priorities.
  • Conduct literature reviews that align with and support successful proposal applications.
  • Develop and cultivate activities and professional relationships with public and private funders on behalf of Nevada Partners.
  • Serve as internal and external liaison with external public and private funders and NPI teams.
  • Assist in developing an accountability and reporting system to produce periodic and final reports as required by funding sources, and to meet auditing, contract management, and IRS or State of Nevada reporting requirements.
  • Maintain a high level of operational expertise on current grant regulations, policies, and procedures related to federal, state, local, and private grants.
  • Write and send letters of thanks to donors.
  • Solicit cash or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual, business, or government donors.
  • Develop and maintain a master file on pending grants and contracts.


· Identify and submit a minimum of two (2) Federal Grants of no less than one million dollars each.

· Identify and submit six (6) Foundation requests of no less than $100,000 each.

· Identify and submit three (3) Philanthropic donations minimally of $10,000 each.

· Identify and submit five (5) Community Reinvestment Act Fund (CRA) requests minimally of $10,000 each.

· Complete and submit monthly progress reports

Consultant qualifications and roles:

Nevada Partners understands that the scope of work requested may be conducted by a single consultant, a consultant group, or by an organization. The proposal should provide the name, title, address, telephone number, and email address for each person engaged in the project. If an organization, consultant group, or partnership of consultants is involved, the proposal should indicate who will serve as the point person for the work.

The proposal must describe the consultant’s qualifications to conduct the scope of work activities, expertise, knowledge, and experience. Experience should include examples of conducting similar or related work. The proposal should confirm that the consultant will carry out all of the activities described in the Deliverables above and should include the qualifications of staff assigned to the project.

Funding Available:

An amount not to exceed $4,167 per month is available for this project.

Planned activities:

Project Kickoff, approximately July 1, 2022

· Month 1 – Meet with Nevada Partners leads for discussion and answering any process/procedure questions and identify 1 federal grant opportunity and 2 foundation grants

· Month 2 – Begin drafting first federal grant application, complete 2 foundation grants, identify 2 additional foundation grants and 1 philanthropic lead.

· Month 3 – Submit 1 federal grant, identify next federal grant opportunity, submit 2 foundation grants and identify 2 additional foundation grants.

· Month 4 through 6 – submit 2nd federal grant, submit 2 foundation grants, solicit and secure 3 philanthropic funding donations.

Project completion with expected deliverable of completed revised document by December 31, 2022.

Application Process and Vendor Requirements:

To apply for this opportunity, please submit proposal on or before May 31, 2022.

Applications may be submitted in any format the respondent chooses to use. Applications received before the deadline will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

· Demonstrated successful performance of substantially similar work;

· Relevant project work;

· Years of relevant experience; and

· Rate reasonableness and overall cost of services.

Special consideration will be given to small, disadvantaged, minority, or women owned businesses.

Please note that Nevada Partners requires subcontractors, including individuals and sole proprietors, to carry workers’ compensation and Commercial General Liability insurance while performing work under a Nevada Partners subcontract. Nevada Partners subcontractors should be registered with and cannot have existing, pending or expired debarments that preclude them from doing business with the United States government and cannot have convictions for, nor have any pending indictments for, fraud or a criminal offense in connection with a public contract or subcontract.

Job Type: Contract

Pay: Up to $4,167.00 per month


  • Monday to Friday


  • Grant writing: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote