The Development Grant Writer conducts research to identify prospective granting organizations, individuals and foundations. The writer will coordinate the development, writing and submission of grant proposals and carefully track all grants submissions and manage all deadlines. The writer should demonstrate the ability to remain highly organized, paying close attention to multiple deadlines. The Development Grant Writer should possess strong positive interpersonal skills and will work alongside team members to obtain necessary information and construct written submissions for grant opportunities.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Minimum 4 years of related experience and a proven track record in grant writing for a non-profit.
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint and Excel), and database management skills are required.
Raiser’s Edge software knowledge is preferred.
Must be highly organized with the ability to manage a workflow for a team, use independent judgment and produce quality work within tight time constraints.
Must be able to work collaboratively with team, yet able to perform daily work with a high degree of autonomy.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to craft a proposal using data to tell a compelling story.
Proven ability to proof and edit other’s writings, and the ability to provide constructive feedback is required.
Must have the comprehensive knowledge of how to conduct research, and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for capital, programmatic funding and special projects.
Internal Number: 54172-46270
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.