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Grant Writer

Company: Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Inc
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job TitleGrant WriterReports ToDevelopment DirectorDepartmentDevelopment SupervisionN/AWork LocationHybridFSLA: ExemptPosition SummaryThe Grant Writer will identify, define, and develop federal funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as lead the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to federal and state, and certain private funding agencies such as HUD, HHS, CJCC, DOJ, etc. This position requires strong written communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to meet non-negotiable deadlines in a team-based environment. Successful applicants will have served as lead writer on multiple funded federal grants. Primary responsibilities include the preparation of proposals and grant applications, and the performance of responsible professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing, and responding to federal and state grant opportunities in areas that support AVLF programs.The position is also responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on the performance of program activities funded by federal, state, and private funding agencies.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Researches and identifies new government funding prospects to match AVLF's priorities;
  • Generates high-quality proposals, narratives, applications, and supporting documents in response to solicitations consistent with all policies and procedures of AVLF and the requirements and guidelines of the funding agencies;
  • Generates revenues for AVLF programs through timely submission of well-researched, well-written, and well-documented grant proposals;
  • Maintains primary responsibility for grant schedules and tracking grants;
  • Serves as a liaison to all federal funding agencies and organizations;
  • Works with appropriate personnel to research, develop, write, and submit letters of inquiry, concept papers, logic models, and federal grant proposals;
  • Coordinates and follows up on the progress of submitted proposals;
  • Coordinates with the Development Director and Grants Manager to create expenditure and income budgets to accompany proposals;
  • Develops and maintains a master file on pending federal grants and contracts;
  • Inform the supervisor of the progress of all grants and issues that may arise with each grant.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information derived in the course drafting the grant proposals.
  • Other duties as assigned.Education and Experience
    • Bachelor's degree required;
    • 5 to 7 years of experience as a successful federal grant writer;
    • Previous grant budget development and management;
    • A proven record of securing federal grants with certifiable references;
    • Knowledge of the federal grant application process, scoring criteria, and funding cycles;
    • Previous federal grant application, submission, approval, and management of funds.Knowledge and Skill Requirements
      • Master's in Business Administration degree preferred;
      • Federal Grant writing experience,
      • Experience should demonstrate a proven track record of securing federal funding opportunities; comprehensive knowledge of research, and the ability to distinguish and identify opportunities for AVLF programs.
      • Ability to work effectively under pressure;
      • Excellent writing and verbal skills;
      • Be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes;
      • Proficiency in research, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data;
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel. Salesforce and database management skills preferred
      • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively and independently with purpose and accuracy in a fast-paced environment.
      • A strong desire to help other people is essential.
      • Strong collaborative skills.
      • Ability to derive creative solutions.
      • Attention to detail and a commitment to executing with excellence.
      • High level of self-motivation and organization, including being self-initiated and able to problem-solve, prioritize, and complete tasks efficiently. Compensation details: 57500-65000 Yearly SalaryPIf521925b92bd-31181-34081163

Keywords: Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Inc, Atlanta , Grant Writer, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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