Grant Writer - Hillside

Grant Writer


The Grant Writer will identify, cultivate and solicit both new and existing funding partners to increase the visibility of Hillside Family of Agencies in Prince George’s County, Maryland and to maximize philanthropic support with a specific focus on Hillside Work Scholarship Connection program. This position will lead the development, writing and submission of grant proposals to federal, state and private funding agencies. This position reports to the Director or Corporate & Foundation Relations who is based in Rochester, NY. Essential functions: • Generates high-quality proposals, narratives, applications and supporting documents (logic models, budget narratives, etc.) as assigned in consultation with Hillside staff. • Maintains primary responsibility for grant timelines; coordinates stewardship of donors ensuring that all requirements outlined in a donor grant agreement are completed to fidelity; this includes written reports. • Builds a robust pipeline and volume of solicitations; proactively researches funding sources and prospects in response to current and future organizational priorities and needs. Manages all aspects of the Gift Cycle and initiates contact with potential corporate and foundation donors. Acts as a contact for local and regional foundation and corporate fundraising prospects, involving Regional Executive Director in donor engagement as appropriate.• Maintains relevant constituent information in Hillside database (Raisers Edge).• Participates in team approach to complex relationships (large-scale foundations, venture philanthropists, social impact investors, employer partners).• Participates in meetings and engagement with the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection Prince George’s County Advisory Council. • Participates in donor related events which may include evening and weekend activities and appointments. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of fundraising/development experience are required. Applicants must have a valid state driver’s license and must meet agency driving and insurance requirements. Full time; M-F.

Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000

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