Location: Alhambra, CA
The Grant Writer will be responsible for identifying, defining, and developing funding sources to support existing and planned program activities, as well as coordinating the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to third-party entities. The position is also responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on the performance of program activities that are funded by third-party public and private sources.
Flexible, may require some evening and weekends
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Maximize revenue streams such as charitable income/donations from Foundations, Charitable organizations, etc.
Prepares proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible professional and administrative work in
researching, identifying, developing and responding to Federal, State, County, and private grant opportunities.
Researches and identifies new federal government, state, county, and private funding prospects.
Generates revenues for NECC programs and services through timely submission of well-researched, well written and well-documented grant/fund-raising proposals.
Writes reports to government, corporate, foundations and other funders.
Identifies funding opportunities and new program areas to match NECC’s priorities, using research tools.
Engages with program officers at organizations to solicit invitations to submit proposals.
Acts as liaison with program staff and to all funding agencies or organizations (if needed).
Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook) and excellent spreadsheet proficiency
Knowledge of Federal and non-Federal regulations
Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines and be able to manage multiple
Excellent Communication Skills
Ability to work as a team player and work independently.
Must be able to travel from facility to facility
This position requires 10 % travel with frequent travel outside the local area. Some overnight and/or interstate travel
Required Education/Experience and/or Licensure/Certification
BA/BS Degree required
Five years’ experience developing & successful writing Federal, State, County, and private grant proposals
Experience in grants and contracts management, preferably in a non-profit, healthcare setting.
Experience with government grants preferred.
Must have strong organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills, such as ability to interact well with
investigators and administrators and with federal and non-federal personnel and assist in resolving problems in a
positive and friendly manner.
Ability to work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance.
Excellent technical writing and editing skills.
Strong math skills and budget experience.
Valid State Identification
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
OSHA Category 3 – Involves no regular exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues, and tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues are not a condition of employment.
The work is majority of the time sedentary in nature.
The employee is regularly required to communicate, frequently required to use repetitive motions, move, remain
stationary, regularly push, pull and lift up to 20 pounds and occasionally push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office/clinic setting (in some cases both settings) and to use standard
office/clinic equipment, including a computer, stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions, read
printed materials and use a computer, and communicate in person and over the telephone.
The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) states that employees will not be required to pull and lift up to 40 pounds.