Grant Writer

Position overview:

Research, write and follow up on proposals and project reports to institutional funders in the United States and internationally. Work closely with fundraising, finance, communications and program staff to ensure that all proposals accurately reflect RRFW's's mission, policies, budgets and programs. Manage grant scheduling process and ensure timely submission of proposals and reports. Conduct research on existing and potential institutional funders (government, corporate and foundation). Create and manage international proposal and compliance calendar.

This position reports to the President and CEO, Vice President of Development is found

Specific Functions:

  • Research and write foundation, corporation and government grant proposals for restricted and unrestricted income (US based and international)
  • Generate budgets and financial reports as well as program reports for international funders in cooperation with the Finance and Program Departments.
  • Oversee and manage prospect research for institutional funders in the US and internationally;
  • Maintain international proposal tracking, grants management, and compliance calendar all proposals and reports meet deadlines as required by funders;
  • Manage the organization and maintenance of all institutional funder files;
  • Monitor and report on global institutional revenues;
  • Be responsible for global stewardship of institutional funders. Work with assigned fundraisers to make sure that acknowledgment letters, cultivation mailings, annual reports and other correspondence is sent as needed.
  • Participate in meetings and/or events as appropriate Assist in other fundraising writing and initiatives as needed;
  • Recruit and manage interns


  • Experience as grant writer with track record of success
  • Superior writing and research skills (must submit writing sample with application)
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the mission and goals of RRFW's
  • Must be able to gather, analyze, and synthesize information and prepare coherent and compelling materials in a timely manner;
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Experience with international development programs and/or funding a plus;
  • Reading knowledge of Spanish and/or French a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word

How to Apply:

Please forward your résumé as MS Word attachments for immediate consideration to . Do not send any zipped files as they will not be opened. Please note "Grant Writer" in the subject line of your e-mail. NO PHONE CALLS, FAXES, OR DROP-INS PLEASE. Only those applicants that will be considered for the next step in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Rebuilding Respect For Women is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally-protected characteristic.


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