Job: Grant Writer
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Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is a nonprofit organization that distributes food to over 600 partner agencies with over 1,000 distribution sites that serve 1 million people per year throughout Los Angeles County.
Primary responsibilities focus on grant writing and prospect research. Candidates must have proven experience developing and executing a successful strategy to secure foundation and corporate support for institutional programs and priorities.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Research funding opportunities from corporations, foundations and various government entities Prepare grant proposals and applications to secure annual operating and capital funds
Prepare reports to foundations
Track grant deadlines and report deadlines;
Monitor status of pending grant requests
Prepare thank you letters to foundations
Maintain accurate foundation, corporate and governmental files
Perform other duties as assigned.
Skills / Requirements
Requirements: Must have proven experience in grant writing and 2-4 years fund raising experience in nonprofit development and/or 3-5 years development experience, database management experience with Raisers‚ Edge or other donor management software. Must have outstanding written, organizational and public speaking skills. Desirable: Bachelor Degree.