Grant Writer

$25 - $30 hourly
Job Category: Marketing
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 135195
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a growing nonprofit organization in Chicago looking to hire an experienced Grant Writer for their grants/development team! The Grant Writer will play a crucial role in securing funding through the development and submission of grant proposals. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in grant writing, with a focus on securing grants from foundations, government agencies and other funding sources.

As Grant Writer, you will play a crucial role in securing the financial resources needed for our client’s organization to carry out their mission and implement impactful programs. The ability to articulate a compelling case for support is essential in attracting funding from a competitive landscape of grant opportunities! This will be a contract opportunity with the potential to convert to a permanent employee if desired. The candidate must be open to working full time hours, and comfortable with a hybrid work model – 3 days on site.

Grant Writer Responsibilities:
  • Research, identify and evaluate potential funding sources that align with client’s mission and programs
  • Develop and write compelling grant proposals, letters of inquiry and reports to secure funding from foundations, government agencies and other grant-making entities
  • Ensure that all proposals and supporting documents are submitted accurately and within specified deadlines
  • Oversee the grant application and reporting calendar, ensuring compliance with all submission and reporting requirements
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of client's programs, projects and funding needs to effectively communicate these to potential funders
  • Collaborate with program staff, finance and leadership to gather information and data necessary for grant proposals and reports
Grant Writer Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
  • 3+ years of demonstrated success in grant writing, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Proven track record of securing grants from foundations, government agencies and other sources
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and project management abilities
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with grant management software

If this opportunity aligns with your interests and experience, please apply today!

Thank you,

Cas Ngiramowai
Senior Marketing Recruiter
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.