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10 May 2022

Full-Time Grants Winter Coordinator

APLA Health – Posted by APLA Health Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

ABOUT APLA HEALTH:

APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at aplahealth.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:

In collaboration with and under supervision of the Institutional Giving Manager, the Grants Writer Coordinator is responsible for securing funding for APLA Health & Wellness operations and program needs through prospect research, writing and timely submission of high-quality, compelling letters of inquiry, proposals and grant reports to new and existing government and private funders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a portfolio of grant prospects and be responsible for a revenue goal;
  • Conduct extensive prospect research on governmental, corporate and private foundation grant-making organizations and analyze them to identify likely new funding sources;
  • Discuss program requirements and sources with Institutional Giving Manager and department subject matter experts, gathering and formatting information, writing drafts, and obtaining approvals;
  • Create and maintain up-to-date language regarding the organization and the organizations programs;
  • Write grant proposals, according to format required, and submit proposals to funding agency or foundation based on deadline;
  • Assist program personnel in writing periodic reports to comply with grant requirements;
  • Assist in maintaining relationships through outreach and stewardship;
  • Assist in the maintenance of a proposal calendar and annual grants strategy;
  • Input and maintain accurate foundation information in Donor Perfect;
  • As directed, prepare status reports for organization leadership regarding grants, partnerships and prospects;
  • Actively participate in Advancement Team meetings, projects, and activities;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Will work under direction of the Institutional Giving Manager.

OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

REQUIREMENTS:

Training and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Communications, Nonprofit Management, Public or Business Administration related fields, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years minimum experience in development, grant writing and strategic fund raising.
  • 2+ years government grants (local, state, federal) required.
  • Awareness and sensitivity to the issues facing members of the LGBT community and to people living with HIV.

Knowledge:

  • Excellent time management and project management skills. Strong organizational skills and attention to details. Demonstrated ability to coordinate and successfully handle multiple projects and competing timelines, priorities and deadlines.
  • Exhibit strong expository writing skills and a high-level command of grammar and spelling.
  • Demonstrated prospect research, analytical and planning skills.
  • High-level computer literacy skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, and experience with internet research techniques.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of donor management databases (such as DonorPerfect) preferred.

Ability to:

  • Understand and execute complex instructions.
  • Meet hard deadlines.
  • Learn from rejection and persist.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment of diverse individuals.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Travel locally and work some weekday evenings and weekends as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text on the computer terminal and on paper.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California drivers license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.

COVID vaccination is required and APLA Health will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.

We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment!

We offer:
• Medical Insurance
• Dental Insurance (no cost for employee)
• Vision Insurance (no cost for employee)
• Long Term Disability
• Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• 10 Paid Holidays
• 5 Personal Days
• 10 Vacation Days
• 12 Sick Days
• Metro reimbursement or free parking
• Employer Matched 403b Retirement Plan

This is a great opportunity to make a difference!

How to Apply

To apply please visit apla.org or click on the link below: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=52358&clientkey=A5559163F67395E0A2585D2135F98806 Thank you!

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Business Development, Chariable, Foundlings, grants, HIV/AIDS, lgbtq, and non-profit. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 30 days.

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