Grant Proposal Writer

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Grant Proposal Writer to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for researching, preparing, and submitting well-crafted grant proposals to secure funding from various sources, including government agencies, foundations, and corporations. This individual must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to work under tight deadlines. As a Grant Proposal Writer, you will play a critical role in supporting our organization’s mission by securing the necessary resources to expand and sustain our programs and services.


  1. Conduct thorough research to identify potential funding sources, including federal, state, and local government agencies, foundations, and corporations.
  2. Analyze grant application requirements and guidelines to ensure all submission criteria are met.
  3. Develop and write compelling grant proposals, letters of inquiry, and concept papers that effectively communicate the organization’s mission, goals, and program objectives.
  4. Collaborate with team members, including program managers, finance personnel, and other stakeholders, to gather the necessary information and data to support grant applications.
  5. Manage the grant submission process, including preparing and organizing all required documentation and ensuring timely submission of proposals.
  6. Maintain a comprehensive database of grant opportunities, application deadlines, and proposal statuses.
  7. Monitor and track grant awards, ensuring proper acknowledgment and reporting to funding sources as required.
  8. Stay informed about the latest trends and best practices in grant writing and fundraising, and participate in relevant professional development opportunities.
  9. Assist in developing and implementing a strategic fundraising plan to achieve the organization’s funding goals.
  10. Perform other related duties as assigned to support the organization’s overall fundraising efforts.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Nonprofit Management, or a related field.
  2. A minimum of 3-5 years of proven experience in grant writing and fundraising, preferably within the nonprofit sector.
  3. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with a strong ability to convey complex ideas and information clearly and persuasively.
  4. Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and grant management software.
  6. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  7. Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  8. Knowledge of the grant application process, including federal, state, and local government funding sources, as well as foundation and corporate giving practices.
  9. Commitment to the organization’s mission and values, and a passion for making a positive impact in the community.