Job Opportunity: Grant Writer at Seed Spot


Position Overview: The grant writer is responsible for prospect research, grant writing, and grant reporting to reach fundraising goals for both the youth and adult programs. This includes the development of prospect pipelines and grants calendar, writing grants, responding to requests for proposals, producing donor documentation to secure funding, and completing grant reports as required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Generate prospect pipeline and maintain weekly research to increase amount of potential donors in database
  • Produce proposals that are specifically aligned to high probability grant opportunities
  • Consult with key members of the team to gather relevant information to ensure accuracy in all proposals
  • Develop and maintain stock language that speaks to relevancy and impact of our programs
  • Implement and maintain calendar of grant deadlines, reports, and other relevant information
  • Serve as lead point of contact for all proposals, leverage National Director of Development and CEO as needed
  • Complete all grant proposals per deadlines
  • Submit all grant reports on deadline

Key Qualifications, Attributes, and Skills:

  • Demonstrated track record of successful grant writing
  • Ability to conduct research, identify top prospects, and align the SEED SPOT mission to opportunities
  • Exceptional written communication skills, ability to translate complex information into simple terms
  • High level of attention to detail and ability to follow instructions
  • Strong oral communication and team building skills to effectively leverage the team to support grant needs


  • Reports to: CEO currently, National Director of Development in future

FY18 Performance Goals:

  • Secure $1.5M in philanthropic grant funding
  • Maintain accurate prospect pipeline and calendar of grant opportunities and deadlines
  • Submit all grants and grant reports on or before deadline

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Job Opportunity: Grants & Accounting Coordinator at City of Maricopa


Position: Grants & Accounting Coordinator
Salary being offered: $63,049 – $65,435.50 (appointment generally made at the minimum salary range, depending on qualifications)
Plus excellent benefit package. Maximum Salary for this classification is $86,914.
Open until filled.

Link to Apply

Job Description
The principal function of an employee in this class is to; Preform various accounting duties such as creating and posting entries to the general ledger, reconciling accounts, entering and reporting fixed assets, and compiling financial statements; Research various federal, state, county and local grant opportunities; Work with various departments in through the grant application and monitoring process; prepare and coordinate grant accounting and reporting process. In addition, the Grants and Accounting Coordinator will prepare information for the auditors, assist in budget development and implementation, and participate in special projects. The work is performed under the supervision of a Finance and Budget Manager, but considerable latitude is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. This class is FLSA – Exempt.

Essential Duties are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.  They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it.  Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.

  • Serves as a grant coordinator for all municipal grant proposals, applications, and compliance which may include internal and external audits.
  • Assists in analysis and problem solving by reconciling the general ledger, reviewing and developing accounting and internal control policies, assisting in special projects, performing budget analysis and providing recommendations.
  • Researches eligible funding sources including federal, state and local; stays current with available funding sources, and analyzes them to identify potential funding for specific projects and programs.
  • Assists the Financial Services Department with planning city-wide grants budget.
  • Processes accounting work by creating and posting journal entries to general ledger based on supporting documentation, preparing tax reports, reconciling bank statements, and compiling financial statements.
  • Notifies the operating department and provides the operating departments with the grant application and any other documentation applicable to the financial performance of the grant.
  • Reconciles all grant expenditures and revenues that have been recorded to the final grant close out report that has been submitted to the granting agency.
  • Compiles, writes, edits, and presents grant applications.
  • Reviews grant proposals and applications prepared by other city departments for completeness, accuracy, and timeliness
  • Manages sub-recipients and recipients of funding to ensure successful grant awards and grant compliance, coordinates the grants with program staff from grant award to closeout.
  • Prepares the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA schedule) required as part of the City’s annual independent audit; responds and develops systems to address any audit findings.
  • Assists with the preparation of the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
  • Plans, administers, and coordinates the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other Housing and Urban Development (HUD) related federal grants and housing and redevelopment programs.
  • Meets with staff, the public, other agencies, commissions, elected official and other groups; represents the City and Financial Services Department to community groups, government officials, professional organizations and businesses.
  • Makes presentations to grantors and other groups as required
  • Completes a grant reimbursement requests at least quarterly: reconciles all accounts on grant funds.
  • Reviews all purchases prior to submitting the reimbursement requests to ensure requests are for authorized purchases per the grant requirements.
  • Reviews and updates City Grants Policies and Procedures on a yearly basis.
  • Prepares and sends out a grant report to operating departments that have active grants.
  • Submits all grant applications for the City of Maricopa, assists departments in preparing council staff summary reports relating to grant matters
  • Answers staff questions regarding grant agreements, grant related paperwork, guidelines, city grant procedures, reimbursements and performance reports through the funding agencies
  • Attends grant workshops and conferences to ensure coordination and communication between all parties as it relates to grant compliance and financial management
  • Verifies documents to ensure grant related clauses, certifications and conditions are met
  • Serves as the City’s liaison with federal, state, local, private funding sources or community partners
  • Performs pre-award  analysis to ensure that departments have budget capacity and personnel to accommodate grants’ financial and compliance requirements.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with all departments and the general public.
  • Monitors acquisition and disposal of grant related assets to ensure compliance with grant requirements.
  • Other duties assigned by management

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Accounting or related field; four (4) years professional-level experience performing highly responsible grant accounting and administration, including coordinating, pursuing funding, managing grants and maintaining general ledger accounts. Considerable knowledge and responsible experience in the principles, practices and techniques of governmental grant research, writing and monitoring, with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create reports and keep records.   Considerable knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and fund accounting required.

Preferred Qualifications
The successful applicant will have a strong understanding of the grant life cycle process including practical experience in government grants with demonstrable success in researching, writing, obtaining, and monitoring grants. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and possession of a current Grant Professional Credential from Grant Professional Certification Institute are preferred but not required.

Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for Preferred Qualifications at the discretion of the hiring authority.


  • The administration, principles and techniques of governmental budgeting, budgetary control, governmental accounting, monitoring and auditing.
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and fund accounting.
  • Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements.
  • Federal, State, County and City laws, codes and ordinances relating to grant awards.
  • The availability of grants, grant applications, grant accounting including OMB Circulars, grant proposals, and administration processes, practices, principles and procedures.
  • Accounting procedures, including general ledger, budget, and assets;
  • City organization, operations, policies and procedures.
  • Grant policies and regulations applicable to various funding agencies.

Skills Required

  • Assembling data and preparing analyses with recommendations. Keeping abreast of grant program, identifying grant sources, determining eligibility, completing grant applications, and administering grant programs including reports and audit requirements.
  • Reviewing and analyzing a variety of financial records and reports necessary to document the receipt, allocation, and distribution of funds in a government setting.
  • Working under pressure of deadlines, and establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with employees, officials, other agencies and the general public.
  • Effective oral and written communication.
  • Operation of personal computer including job-related software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; along with knowledge of various accounting software.

Ability To

  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of accounting systems including but not limited to general ledger, fixed assets and accounting systems.
  • Prepare and review computer input data for monthly financial reports.
  • Prepare annual financial statements, budgets and requisitions.
  • Determine eligibility for a variety of grant proposals;
  • Coordinate and participate in the development of grant applications;
  • Coordinate and participate in the preparation of grant compliance reports;
  • Comprehend and make inferences from legal and administrative written materials;
  • Prepare and align multi-year projections with City’s operating budget to sustain level of match required for pursued grants;
  • Monitor budgets through analysis of grant financial data utilizing general ledger accounts;
  • Record financial data and prepare financial reports and projections for use in in-depth analysis of grant funding needs;
  • Prepare and post journal entries and maintain general ledger accounts
  • Speak in public;
  • Conduct research;
  • Monitor and evaluate sub-recipient agreements and evaluate financial information prepared by non-profit organizations.


Job Opportunity: Prospect Researcher at Phoenix Children’s Hospital


Job Title: 20-901 – Prospect Researcher
Department: 108611 – Foundation

Job Summary:
The Prospect Researcher is an integral member of the Foundation’s Decision Support team with responsibility for identifying, researching, and analyzing prospects for discovery, cultivation, and solicitation support Phoenix Children’s Hospital. This position consults with development teams to identify and qualify major donor prospects who have the propensity and capacity to support Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The researcher will work directly with gift officers in strategically managing prospect portfolios and developing fundraising strategies. This position will work in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, donor-centric environment This position does not supervise any other job.
FLSA: Salaried (Exempt)

PCH Values
All Duties and Responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with and supportive of the Values of Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that sets the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best care in the most cost-effective way.

Duties & Responsibilities
Primary Duties

  1. Using a broad spectrum of resources, identifies, researches, evaluates and qualifies prospect donors based on financial capacity, giving potential, propensity to donate, charitable interests, and connection to the organization. – 35%
  2. Manages assignment of new potential prospects, makes recommendations for and implements changes to portfolio composition. Collaborate and consult with Director of Prospect Research and gift officers in prospect strategy sessions. Serves as a liaison to specific fundraising teams and manages their research requests. – 30%
  3. Prepare confidential prospect profiles for individuals and/or corporations and foundations as requested. Collect, organize and maintain prospect information files. – 10%
  4. Participate and contribute to the formulation of the Foundation’s development planning as it pertains to: information systems; processes and procedures of prospect management; and related infrastructure support services, including management of prospect tracking system. – 10%
  5. Research and provide relevant news updates on prospective and engaged prospects. – 5%
  6. Document and provides regular user training on system usage to ensure quality of prospect records, assignments, prospect moves and proposal data. – 5%
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested. – 5%

Education Requirements

  1. High School diploma or equivalent. – Required
  2. Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience. – Required

Experience Requirements

  1. Two years of experience in development prospect research or related transferable experience. – Required
  2. Experience in a non-profit development office. – Preferred

Certification/License/Registry Requirements
No certification/license/registry requirements

Special Skills & Requirements

  1. Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. – Required
  2. Experience using relational database software and prospecting tools, along with knowledge of various methods of public information acquisition. – Required
  3. Experience using Raiser’s Edge database. – Preferred
  4. Experience providing training and disseminating information to a wide variety of audiences. – Preferred
  5. Familiarity with prospect screening and other prospect or wealth identification programs. – Required
  6. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in customer oriented environment. – Preferred
  7. Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills. – Preferred
  8. Strong attention to detail and ability to manage sensitive and confidential information. – Preferred
  9. Desire to work proactively and collaboratively with others to streamline work and achieve mutual goals. – Preferred
  10. Demonstrate ability to take initiate, work independently, manage multiple competing and shifting priorities in fast paced and deadline driven environment. – Preferred

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Job Opportunity: Grant Writer at Hacienda Healthcare


Grant Writer Job Description
Required – Documented success in writing grants that resulted in at least $1,000,000 of funding (cash) from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.
Preferred – Documented success in writing grants that resulted in at least $3,000,000 of funding (cash) from July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.
Compensation based on documented recent fund-raising success from July 1, 2014-June 30, 2016.

Company Benefits
403B Retirement plan
$ for $ up to 4%
3 year vesting

Employee Assistance Plan: Confidential/ Free of Charge

Tuition Reimbursement
Undergraduate and graduate studies (job related)

Continuing Education
Provides assistance to those professional personnel who must meet certain requirements for licensure

Vacation- Generous accural based on scheduled hours
Sick Leave- Based on scheduled hours
Holidays- Six paid holidays based on scheduled hours

Employee paid

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Supplemental Life

Company Paid

  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment

Link to Application

Contact info:
Kent Norris
Human Resources Recruiter
Hacienda Healthcare
1402 E. South Mountain Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85042
602-243-4231 x173

Job Opportunity: Grants Manager – NOAH at HonorHealth


Job Opportunity with HonorHealth: Grants Manager – NOAH
Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health (NOAH) is a multi-site Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides compassionate, quality healthcare for the community. NOAH strives to be the community health leader in providing accessible and affordable health care while improving health outcomes.

Position Summary:
The Grants Manager provides post grant award leadership and direction for programs funded by federal, state, and private funds. Oversees administration of federal, state, and private grants; ensures that program staff accomplish approved program initiatives and that the health center meets compliance and reporting requirements. Leads coordination effort for grant development process, including budget, implementation, and evaluation of proposals and projects.

Position Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Experience: 5 years grant writing and management, 1 year budget development and monitoring

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Search keyword: Grants

Job Opportunity: Grant Writer at Sojourner Center


Job Title: Grant Writer
Reports to: Grants & Contract Manager
Job Status: Exempt

Job Summary
The Grant Writer researches, writes, and submits grants, proposals, and applications, focusing on corporate and private funders. An integral part of the Advancement Team, works towards achievement of funding goals and fulfilling the Sojourner Center mission.

Essential Functions

  1. Aggressively researches funding opportunities for agency operating funds, programs or special projects.
  2. Uses exceptional writing skills to concisely and passionately portray the needs of the agency and the women and children in the shelter.
  3. Gains a complete understanding of Sojourner Center and Domestic Violence to be able to interpret facts and needs to potential funders.
  4. Utilizes exceptional organization to compile data, and track submissions and reports.
  5. Effectively communicates finance and budget information.
  6. Interfaces with program staff to understand needs and data.
  7. Helps build relationships with current funders to continue to receive future grants.

Competencies (Knowledge, skills, and abilities)
To perform the essential functions of this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  • Customer service—the individual provides quality support to staff, donors, participants and others.
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  • Written communication—the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information; understands and effectively communicates finance and budget information.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Performance quality—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work.
  • Computer skills- basic/intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows.
  • Adaptability/flexibility—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

 Cultural and Organizational Expectations

  • Promotes open communication and contributes to an environment of trust and mutual respect
  • Recognizes, values, and affirms social diversity that contributes richness to the Sojourner Center community, ensuring cultural competency in the provision of services
  • Values being part of, and contributes to, a culture of performance, teamwork, collaboration, growth, and continuous improvement
  • Understands and supports Sojourner Center Vision, Mission, Values, and Strategic Goals

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit, Business, English, or Journalism or a related field.
  • Experience working in nonprofit organizations and fundraising.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relationship-based fundraising and permission-based solicitation.
  • 2 or more years of grant-writing or grant research experience.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and Motor Vehicle Record acceptable to Sojourner Center’s insurance company.
  • Ability to obtain a Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card.

Physical Factors/Working Conditions

  • Ability to work in an office setting.
  • Requires the use of a computer and other standard office equipment.
  • Some travel between work locations may be required.

Other Duties: 

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Opportunity: Junior Grant Writing Consultant with Kim Joyce & Associates, LLC


Kim Joyce & Associates is looking to add a Junior Grant Writing Consultant to our team. Duties and qualifications are listed below.

Job Title: Junior Grant Consultant
• Assist with grant funder research.
• Support the analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation of grant applications as assigned.
• Work with clients and/or other consultants to meet grant application deadlines as assigned.
• Communicate with fellow consultants and the president/owner on application development components as assigned.
• Learn our company’s organizational systems and technology for reporting and tracking client information.
• Interact with clients to strengthen existing relationships and ensure excellence.
• Maintain quality control and execution of our company’s services.
• Maintain the highest level of customer service.
• Critical thinking and organizational skills are a must.

Professional Skills
• Experience in grant seeking, grant research, program design, and evaluation
• Well-developed oral and written communication skills
• Strong knowledge of computer programs and online document sharing programs
• Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
• Capable of maintaining strong client relationships

• Minimum 2 years’ grant writing experience
• Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree
• Exceptional computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
• Organized with attention to detail
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Confidence and honesty
• Desire to learn and improve
• Able to welcome and respond positively to editing
• Genuine care for client outcomes
• Able to work remotely during the day from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and some evenings and weekends as needed

Compensation: Monthly stipend based on assigned projects and experience.

How to apply: To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to