Posted 4 weeks ago

Grant Writer

Company: Literacy DuPage
Category: Nonprofit

 Wheaton

Type: Part Time

Literacy DuPage is seeking a Grant Writer to join their team. The Grant Writer opportunity is a part-time position, reporting to the Executive Director. Candidate must reside in the Chicagoland area. Responsibilities:

  • Manage relationships with current grantors.
  • Research, identify, and expand additional funders both locally and nationally.
  • Develop grant budgets and forecasts.
  • Write and submit effective grant proposals/applications to support existing and emerging program initiatives and general operating needs.
  • Track grant submission and reporting dates, plus deliverables and closing activities; maintain the grants calendar; monitor progress and ensure that all deadlines are met on time or ahead of schedule.
  • Work collaboratively with the program team to gather data for grants and with finance to meet reporting requirements in grant agreements.
  • Develop realistic action plans.
  • Meet grant income goals.
  • Handle multiple assignments.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the organization’s services, goals, mission, and strategic direction.