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.
APLA Health is currently seeking a Sr. Grant Writer to join our team! We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment!
This is a great opportunity to make a difference!
Direct the research and production of effective grant proposals to private foundations, government agencies, and corporate and private sources to successfully secure major funding to meet the agency’s program needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.
Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism or equivalent educational attainment. At least 7 years experience in the areas of donor cultivation and writing proposals on behalf of a non-profit agency/institution. Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be proficient in research, interpretation, and data analysis with the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals. Proficiency in writing highly competitive proposals in a fast-paced environment that clearly articulates the need for funding and the significance of the program for submission to local/regional/national private foundations and corporations.
Requires ability to develop internal and external working relationships to build and attract greater funding opportunities. Must be an articulate public speaker as well as a writer. Professional demeanor required.
Must have solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants.
Comprehensively prioritize, plan and develop timelines for multiple proposals in an extremely detailed manner; organize activities to meet continuous deadlines under pressure; adapt to a rapidly changing philanthropic environment and identify and take advantage of emerging fundraising opportunities based on APLA activities, new challenges in HIV/AIDS, and new program initiatives. Must have ability to steward foundation program officers and communicate with foundation leadership.
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 and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper. . Position requires local driving. There is occasional travel within the state and throughout the U.S. to develop new prospective sources of funding.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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