Part Time Grants Manager

The Doorways seeks a skilled development writer to write and manage grant activity in support of our annual fund. This includes researching and stewarding existing and prospective grantors. This person will have a passion for persuasive writing and is comfortable diving into our data, creating lists, finding trends, tracking reportable data, and creating development plans accordingly.

Key responsibilities are:

• Create an annual development and stewardship plan for corporate and foundation grants, tracking results against the plan throughout the year.
• Manage the writing, submission, and reporting process for institutional funders, including proposal development, research, outreach, and relationship-building with existing donors and prospects.
• Create, analyze, and summarize annual guest data for use in grant proposals and other applications, Impact Reports, communication materials and presentations, and appeals.
• Assist in the creation of capital campaign materials and participate in brainstorming and strategy meetings. Work with the Director of Development and President/CEO to solicit and steward new and existing institutional campaign donors.
• Analyze both donor (i.e., foundation and corporate funders) and guest data to find trends, track reportable data, and create development plans.
• Maintain up-to-date State Charitable Solicitation licenses, including submission of annual applications and maintaining communications with state agencies as needed.
• Maintain up-to-date data on Charity Navigator, ConnectVA, and GuideStar/Candid sites.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree from four-year accredited college
  • Candidate should be a seasoned grant writer that can quantify past results
  • 4+ years of experience in grant writing/management and donor stewardship
  • Experience running queries and segmenting lists and experience using a donor/contact database is required
  • Experience with Raisers Edge/Blackbaud is a plus


  • Competitive based on experience


  • This position is part-time and not eligible for Health and Dental Insurance benefits. This position is eligible for Paid Time Off and a Retirement Savings Plan (401k) with a generous employer match

To apply email with resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and three relevant writing samples to with Part Time Grant Writer