Experienced Grant Writer

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In partnership with the National Phlebotomy Association (NPA), the Volunteer Grant Writer will drive and manage the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of foundation grantors with a goal of raising new sourced funds for NPA's US and global programs. The ideal candidate will have the ability to translate NPA program strategy into compelling proposals and impact reports for foundation staff. This is a great opportunity for an individual with strong writing and grant management experience looking to further develop their understanding of donor interactions and budgets.

Nationalphlebotomy.org is building a global movement to education medical professionals and those aspiring to enter the medical field. NPA works hard to organize in a new way-everywhere at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic action in education, accreditation, and community development. We want to be a vessel for the best ways to educate the todays medical professional. NPA also values those individuals in under privileged communities and those needing a helping hand. We also value the commitment and efforts of our US Veterans.


Proposal Development and Grant Writing:

  • Write compelling letters of inquiry, proposals, grant applications for Development Director’s review.
  • Coordinate and schedule calls or meetings with program director and staff to collect data and create written materials for proposals and reports.
  • Compile grant application materials and submit to foundations, including merge letter to family foundations.
  • Work with the Program and Finance team to develop proposal budgets and expense reports.

Prospect Research

  • Conduct prospect research to identify new foundation funding opportunities.
  • Research foundation program guidelines.
  • Track grants from our funders to other organizations to determine whether we can increase our asks.
  • Support the Development Director in assessing funding opportunities in support of anticipated programming and operational needs.

Grant Management

  • Track and manage all proposal and report deadlines and communicate reporting requirements to relevant program and administrative staff.
  • Write and submit reports on time, along with all relevant supporting documents.
  • Maintain all electronic and hard files related to grant management and utilize database to track and update grant status.
  • Electronically file grant documentation, facilitate grants compliance process and gather necessary signatures.
  • Write and send acknowledgment letters when funding is received.

Public Engagement

  • Contribute work towards NPA’s overall mission that is outside of standard responsibilities and instead relies solely on geographic location or work capacity.

Required Qualifications

  • 4 years of grant writing experience and documented success as a fundraiser.
  • Proven grant management experience.
  • Strong writer with proven ability to develop high-level, compelling proposals. Ability to quickly synthesize complex ideas and align them with funder priorities.
  • Detail-oriented with strong project management skills in planning, prioritizing, and coordinating multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of confidence and ability to work independently as well as within a team structure; proven ability to work well with diverse groups of people in different departments and functions.
  • Technology Skills: Google suite, Microsoft suite,
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communications skills, as well as a professional telephone manner
  • A deep understanding of and commitment to diversity, racial equity and inclusion
  • Alignment with NPA’s vision, mission and progressive values

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Past work with a nonprofit organization.
  • Office365 & NetSuite experience a plus
  • Experience and knowledge of program budgets, grant budgets and expense reports.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills.

The Ideal Candidate Will Be

  • Excited about grant writing, grants management, and grant awards
  • Comfortable working alone within a remote team
  • A diplomatic communicator who is comfortable working with diverse constituencies while maintaining a high-level of discretion and confidentiality
  • A strong project manager with excellent organizational skills and the ability to work in a self-directed fashion
  • Comfortable taking initiative, working alone while being a contributing team member
  • Able to maintain the integrity of grants data: entering correct and complete data in grants database, helping to ensure and maintain accuracy of records; track and record changes to contacts and other organization info
  • Engage in initiatives that foster team collaboration, including meetings, trainings, retreats, and special projects


No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.




Mission Statement

In 1978, the National Phlebotomy Association established an industry for the healthcare community and has been the only organization concerned with all aspects of educating and certifying the nation's phlebotomists. The Association was founded by Diane C. Crawford for the purpose of establishing a professional standard and code of ethics for this important group of health care specialists. From the beginning, NPA has been firmly committed to excellence in developing educational curriculum, providing accreditation, offering continuing education programs, researching issues involving phlebotomy, and promoting professional and public awareness.


NPA certifies phlebotomists in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Canada, and Switzerland with accredited phlebotomy programs in universities, colleges, health care training institutes, and hospitals nationwide.

The field of phlebotomy has greatly expanded in the past several years, and the role of this integral member of the health care team has recently been brought into much sharper focus. The threat of AIDS, hepatitis, and risks to all segments of society from other infectious diseases has dramatically emphasized the need for quickly expanding training programs, while maintaining the highest possible standards of instruction and continuing education for these health care professionals.

Goals and Objectives
The National Phlebotomy Association, through expanding present training and education programs, will continue to offer the community long-term solutions to vital concerns both in the National Capital Area and across the nation.

The establishment of an across-the-board national standard of certification for all phlebotomists is at the top of the agenda.

NPA is expanding networking efforts to both the community and related colleague organizations and groups in order to increase awareness and inform the public.

Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Technical Writing
  • Market Research
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Project Management


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed

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