Grant Writer

New York, NY, USA Req #2887
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Make a bigger difference

Grants Writer

 

At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

 

Reasons you’ll love working with us:

 

  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here.  Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.

 

  • We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.

 

  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live. 

 

  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.

 

  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.

 

  • You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

 

  

How you can make a bigger difference: 

 

The Development team includes 15 staff and currently raises over $14M in philanthropy and $7 – 64M through government each year, to support the agency’s annual budget of $230M. The ideal candidate is an experienced, “can do” professional who brings related experience, creativity, and flexibility to his/her work.

 

As a member of the Institutional Relations (IR) Team, the Grant Writer reports to the Director of Institutional Relations, and is responsible for managing a portfolio of grants to support programs, operations, and capital projects. Working with the Institutional Relations Team, as well as leadership across JB departments and program divisions, the Grant Writer is responsible for managing grants throughout the lifecycle, from initial prospect identification, research, cultivation, grant writing and submission to stewardship and final reporting.

 

Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Identify and research foundation and corporate prospects; cultivate, solicit and steward relationships with grantors to support JB’s mission, programs, and strategic plan
  • Work collaboratively with IR, program, and budget staff to develop proposal content, including proposed program structure, staffing, clinical models, and budget
  • Write and edit a high volume of grant proposals and reports for existing and potential philanthropic funders as well as in response to government solicitations (RFPs); Organize and prepare all supplementary materials
  • Track and report on status, successes, and plans to achieve your individual and team fundraising goals, and to ensure timely and appropriate follow-up with funders
  • Maintain complete and up-to-date donor and research files and Raiser’s Edge records
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications 

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required, with a minimum of 3 years of related work experience
  • Experience with, and knowledge of government funding systems/processes is required
  • Understanding of New York human service delivery landscape and the provider community as well as mental health care, child welfare, and related systems preferred
  • Excellent expository writing, copy editing, and research skills required, with strong attention to detail
  • Strong computer experience particularly in Microsoft Office and government procurement and grant application systems
  • Familiarity with complex budgets and ability to analyze budgets and financial documents

If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:

 

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans 
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities 
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation 
  • 27/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program  
  • Life and disability insurance 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

 

Who we are:

 

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

 

More on Equal Opportunity:

 

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Program Administration [500s]
  • Job Function Misc Professionals
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • New York, NY, USA