Under the direction of the Director of Development, Planning & Evaluation, Ravenswood Family Health Center’s (RFHC) Grants Development Associate will be responsible for each of the following areas:
1) develop, plan, write, and package grant applications and grant reports for a variety of health care programs;
2) strengthen resources and funding for RFHC’s health care programs; and
3) increase awareness about the organization and its work among patients, partners, funders, etc.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In accordance with RFHC Policies and Procedures:
• Work closely with the Director of Development, Planning & Evaluation to develop, plan, write, and package grant proposals (narrative, budgets, logic models, scopes of work, etc.) for new and existing health care programs. This includes meeting with/interviewing RFHC’s directors, managers, and staff; partner organizations; and other stakeholders involved in the programs.
• Regularly check-in with key persons involved in funded health care programs to help monitor alignment of project progress, deliverables, and timeline.
• Develop and write reports for funded health care programs, including meeting with/interviewing RFHC’s directors, managers, and staff regarding progress of grant funded projects and working with RFHC’s data department to generate data for reports.
• Collect and analyze data and conduct research to create needs assessments for health care programs.
• Identify funding opportunities for health care programs via internet research and document reviews.
• Help develop written content for annual reports, print newsletters, press releases, brochures, marketing collateral, presentations, and handouts for a broad range of internal (staff, board members, etc.) and external (funders, donors, patients, news media, public officials, etc.) audiences.
• Provide responsive, professional customer service to funders, donors, members of the press, public officials, partner organizations, etc., including satisfying requests for information and scheduling meetings.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
• Master’s degree from an accredited university in public health, city and regional/urban planning, public policy, social work, health care administration, business or public administration, or related field highly desired
• Minimum of two to three years of writing grant proposals and reports independently required
• Demonstrated ability to write independently and organize and present information clearly and concisely
• Knowledge of data collection and research techniques
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently, while also being a team player
• Demonstrated ability to independently determine priorities, juggle multiple projects and meet deadlines
• High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook)