Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Grant Writer-Part-time-$27/hour

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/29/2021 9:29 AM)
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Care with me in mind. 


Toomey Residential and Community Services believes that individuals have a unique value and should be treated equally according to their human rights. Caring for and listening to those affected by inequality is important to us because we serve and employ a diverse group of individuals. We are actively seeking applicants whose values align with our mission to promote diversity, equity and inclusion as we work to empower vulnerable and underrepresented community groups.


If your values align, we welcome you to apply to join a strong team of dedicated professionals passionate about serving individuals in our community!


Seeking a Grant Writer/Fund Development professional to manage all activities related to procuring funding through grant writing and fund development.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Research grant opportunities from foundation, corporations and government funding sources to support the mission of the agency.
  • Prepare well-organized, compelling grant proposal drafts that follow the requirements of the funder. Submit and track grant applications.
  • Consult with agency leadership to obtain needed data including budgets, statistics, supplemental documentation and narratives and in-depth reports on program services.
  • Produces timely reports as required by funders, agency staff, and board.
  • Collaborate with board Fund Development Committee to develop a fund raising strategy and plan for building multi-year campaign for capital and operating needs.
  • Cultivate a culture of philanthropy through relationships, communications, special events, and fund raising activities.
  • Manage and organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for the agency.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office and possess professional writing and editing skills. Grant writing and/or other professional writing experience strongly preferred. Bachelor’s degree and five (5) to eight (8) years of related experience.


Toomey Residential is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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