JOB TITLE: Grant Writer
REPORTS TO: Director of Development
Identify and secure financial support for Planned Parenthood of the Heartland from foundations, government sources, corporations and other funding entities. Work with program departments to identify and prioritize needs. Assist in coordination of the grants management program and relationship-building with funding entities, as needed.
Work with regional director staff to research grant-making organizations and identify potential funding sources for PP Heartland projects and activities.
Work with funders to secure grants for budget-relieving general operating support whenever possible.
Work with program staff in health care, education, and governmental affairs to plan and develop new initiatives and service projects that will be attractive to potential funders and will address existing PP Heartland service gaps or improve PP Heartland services.
Prepare and submit a minimum of 3 – 4 grant proposals per month to grant-making organizations.
Work with MAR/COMM to research and maintain up-to-date data regarding existing PP Heartland services and health issues in Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas and Oklahoma./
Assist in identifying appropriate personnel to represent PP Heartland in collaborative funding relationships with other agencies, and serve in that capacity if requested.
Assist with creating and maintaining a grants calendar with grant deadlines and plan for statewide geographic diversity of grant applications.
Work with database manager to create and utilize tracking system for grant reporting in Raiser’s Edge. Prepare and submit progress reports and evaluations to existing funders of PP Heartland projects and activities.Assist in the development and implementation of short and long term strategies for sec
uring grants for PP Heartland special projects, capital projects and new programs.
Work with Director of Development to maintain and update monthly financial reports as they pertain to the grants program.
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
3-5 years of experience in grant writing, grants management and/or fundraising. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Interested parties can send a cover letter and resume to Emily.email@example.com