Grant Writer/Manager

Job Description

ARCO, A COMMUNITY RESOURCE is a nonprofit United Way Agency that provides services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families throughout northeast Louisiana since 1954.

ARCO is accepting applications for a Grant Writer/Manager. This position is responsible for providing grant writing and post-award managing duties for ARCO.

Major Duties: 

·         Research grant opportunities for ARCO projects and submit funding proposals to funding agencies for consideration.

·         Maintain a current list of grant opportunities that include previous awards as well as those aligned with established organizational goals.

·         Present opportunities for new funding sources and innovative approaches for review.

·         Research specific requests for funding as received and compile findings for review. 

·         Carefully review all opportunities to ensure eligibility and application requirements.

·         Develop grant-related budgets.

·         Draft letters of support.

·         Prepare and submit grant applications in a timely manner on behalf of ARCO to federal, state, or local governments and foundations.

·         Presents informational and action items to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

·         Compile data and submit reports in compliance with awarded grants.

·         Work with other team members to develop a strategic grants development plan.


Knowledge Required for the Position

·         Knowledge of private foundations and other private sources of grants or funding unique to individuals or businesses and the methods of application unique to each.

·         Knowledge of federal and state grants, laws, and regulations as applied to human services and empowering people with developmental disabilities.

·         Knowledge of the grant application process.

·         Skill in interpreting contract language and government and foundation program regulations.

Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Communications, English, Professional Writing, or a similar major and two years of experience as a grant writer, with successful awarding of both government and foundation funding, is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer
ARCO adheres to the requirements set forth in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as amended, and other applicable federal and state laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, which stipulate that no employee or applicant for employment shall be subject to discrimination because of their race, color, creed, ethnic or national origin, nationality, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation or identity, pregnancy status, religion, age, disability, genetic status, veteran’s status or other protected category. Fair and equal treatment will be provided to all employees and applicants in reference to all of ARCO's employment practices.

Type: Full-time
Pay: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 per YEAR

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ARCO is a nonprofit United Way Agency that provides services for adults with developmental disabilities throughout Northeast Louisiana since 1954. ARCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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