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P.O.Box 1002Bowie, MD 20716


Position Title:Grant Writer

Reports to: CEO

Job Summary:The Grant Writer is primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate HMV’s mission and programs to potential funders. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Development, the Grant Writer will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.

Reports To: CEO

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations,

Persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders;

  • Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and


  • Establishing and maintaining personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and

Program officers;

  • Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts;

  • Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and


  • Conducting prospect research;

  • Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and

Manage supplemental material required for proposals’

  • Providing writing support


The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.

Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly-organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information. A high level of computer literacy required,


  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Flexible

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