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Grant Writer - Wilmington DE #LI-PG1 #Job #hiring

Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware Wilmington, DE Salary, $55,000 - $65,000


Basic Function and Scope of Duties:

  • Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director, the Grant Writer is crucial in the creating, planning, and implementation of ICHDE projects.
  • The Grant Writer is responsible for studying and understanding the history, objectives, programs, and financial needs of the organization.
  • Researching grant opportunities from government and non-government agencies.
  • Drafting graft proposals and supporting documents based on the funding requirements of the organization.
  • Critically reviewing assorted requests for proposals and making appropriate recommendations according to ICHDE goals.


Principal Functions:

  • Study and understand the history, structure, objectives, programs, and financial needs of the organization.
  • Research grant opportunities from government and non-government agencies.
  • Draft grant proposals and supporting documents based on the funding needs and requirements of the organization
  • Identify areas for resource and program development and seeking staff, financial, and community support for their implementation.
  • Collaborate with the executive director to develop metrics and collect data to ensure that practices are implemented as planned and achieve the organization’s desired outcome.
  • Making recommendations for changes to program practices that are not receiving favorable outcomes.
  • Leading a fund development program that includes annual giving, major giving, foundation and government grants, corporate support, and special events.
  • Identifying, developing, writing, and obtaining government, public, and private funding for current and future initiatives of the organization.
  • Conducting market research studies and producing marketing materials and strategies to enhance the organization.
  • Planning marketing strategies, public relations policy, and working with development staff.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Assistant to ensure that publications, website, and communications include donor-focused content.
  • Work with ICHDE staff, volunteers, and the board of directors to ensure strong communications exist across all program areas.
  • Acting as the central location for all completed research and implementing an active database of resources.
  • Developing, managing, and effectively using a donor database, which maintains all pledge and payment records, funding information, and volunteer activities.
  • Maintain positive relationships with fund providers and other stakeholders.



  • Demonstrated knowledge of the state and federal grant systems.
  • Understanding of effective fundraising.
  • Proven management and administrative skills.
  • Ability to gather and report information to grant funders in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates a positive and productive attitude.
  • Timely response to requests for information, services, and assistance.
  • Ability to adapt to changing systems and revamp programs to best serve the community.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for resident engagement and the mission of Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware, Inc.
  • Ability to provide constructive and meaningful feedback.
  • Strong writing skills for successful grant obtainment.
  • Understanding of effective social media marketing.
  • Possess the comprehensive knowledge to create and understand budgets.


Technology Competency in:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Grant Research Databases
  • Social Media Platforms


Education and Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the above qualifications. The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, with a master’s degree preferred. Along with three to five years of grant writing and leadership experience in a strategic development position.



Grant Writer - Wilmington DE #LI-PG1 #Job #hiring Grant Writer - Wilmington DE #LI-PG1 #Job #hiring

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted January 29, 2023
Date Closes February 28, 2023
Start Date December 5, 2022
Located In Wilmington, DE
Department Resource Development
Function Exempt
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, $55,000 - $65,000
Shift Custom
Hours 35 hours per week; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
SOC Category 27-3042.00 Technical Writers
Zipcode 19801
Name TuJuana Pierce
Address 613 N Washington Street
City, State and Zip Wilmington, DE 19801
Phone (302) 652-3991

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Paid Holidays

This job requires the following skills

  • Business - Writing
  • Strong Time Management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Team Lead
  • Internet Marketing and Advertising

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