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Grant Writers work in the nonprofit sector and help organizations secure funds for the causes they support. Typical duties seen on a Grant Writer resume include researching government policies, submitting grant proposals online, becoming familiar with the organization's mission and activity, discovering alternative funding sources, and providing additional information on request. Based on our collection of resume examples, talented Grant Writers demonstrate excellent writing and research skills, fundraising expertise, persuasion, networking, and nonprofit management knowledge. Successful candidates for Grant Writer positions hold a Bachelor's Degree in communication or professional writing.

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Grant Writer

Worked with the Lead Grant Writer to develop health and human service programs and funding portfolios for long-term clients.

  • Wrote grant applications for state, federal and private funding mechanisms
  • Established boilerplate libraries for each client
  • Introduced clients to grant funding and its requirements
  • Established and developed funder relationships
  • Planned strategic development for programs and funding
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Creative Nonfiction Writing
2

Research/grant Writer Assistant

Wrote government and foundation proposals resulting in funding for homeless and runaway youth

  • Conducted government sanctioned interviews with substance abuse population in order to fulfill grant requirements
  • Developed questionnaires and conducted interviews with staff and residence for quality assurance and research purposes
  • Produced Quality Assurance reports
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
3

Contracted Grant Writer

Work in partnership with Grants and Sponsorships Director and program directors to identify and write grant applications for the various programs of the YMCA

  • Prepare progress reports for granting agencies/non-profits
  • Research new grant opportunities and report to G & S Director
  • Work with Sponsorships Coordinator to identify potential corporate and community partners
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Anthropology / Sociology
MA
Applied Historical Research
MA
Master of Arts

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