Grant Writer

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Development Director, the Grant Writer is responsible for researching, writing and coordinating the grant application process; management of proposals and maintaining a donor database.

Office: Sacramento 

Compensation: $1,000/Month + 5% of grants won up to $5,000 USD

Travel RequiredSome

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents 

  • Responsible for researching, collecting data, and writing of each grant 

  • Work with Development and Executive Director to compile financials and data 

  • Manage the proposal submission process to ensure timely submission of all required materials 

  • Develops and maintains a proposal calendar 

  • Coordinate and follow-ups on the progress of submitted proposals

  • Develops an annual grants strategy

  • Conduct prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new grants

  • Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Demonstrated track record writing successful grant applications

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills

  • Detail-oriented, organized, deadline-driven 

  • Able to effectively communicate 

  • High proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Apply online at squarerootacademy.com. If you have any questions about your application, please contact admin@squarerootacademy.com.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

** Important Note: Fingerprinting is required for employment, with expenses covered by employer.

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