Grant Writer

Job title: Grant Writer
Organization: Cincinnati Works
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description

Cincinnati Works has an opportunity to join our enthusiastic team fighting poverty in the Cincinnati area. We seek an experienced grant writer to manage a growing portfolio of corporate and foundation grants.


  • Grant writing from prospect to donor: tracking proposals; preparing LOIs; grant renewals; grant reports including supporting documents, program stats and budgets
  • Develop, maintain and implement a calendar for LOIs, grant applications, reporting and stewardship
  • Identify new corporate and foundation funding prospects
  • Maintain current records in database
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested

Required Personal Characteristics, Skills and Abilities:

  • A commitment to and passion for the mission of the Cincinnati Works
  • Able to understand and demonstrate respect for cultural and socio-economic differences
  • Able to embrace and support constructive change
  • Strong interpersonal skills: solid team player; ability to interact with diplomacy and tact with diverse groups
  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals
  • Strong project management skills with excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize, manage deadlines
  • Ability to synthesize and analyze research and complex information
  • Ability to juggle multiple high-priority projects simultaneously
  • Ability to maintain high level of professionalism and confidentiality


  • Four+ years’ experience with proven track record in grant writing or Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years’ experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Salesforce, Excel preferred

Salary and Benefits:

  • Part-time (20 hours/week)
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Benefits include parking allowance, 401K contribution, PTO & STO

Interested applicants, apply via email here. 

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