grant writing manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Qualified professional with solid experience in developing grant proposals. Knowledge includes grant research, letters of inquiry, on-applications, fund raising campaigns, budget creation, and program development. In addition to the 15 years of grant writing experience and $40 million of funding raised, very familiar with search engine optimization (SEO) analytics, rankings, monitoring, keyword research, site auditing methods, social media optimization, and link building. Clear communicator with background in account management and marketing, passion for optimizing websites to achieve business goals and a talent for improving organic SE rankings with my creative approach and thorough research and analysis.

Core Qualifications
  • Research Skills
  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Fund-Raising Campaigns
  • Keyword Research
  • Non-Profit Marketing
  • Visio and Outlook
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Frame Maker
  • Grant Proposals
  • Written Communication Skills
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Program Development
  • Budget Creation
  • Fund-Raising Software
  • Microsoft Office
  • Skype
2009 to Current
Grant Writing Manager Hope Credit Union / Hope Enterprises Shaw, MS,
  • Develop Grant Proposals and Review those completed by the other grant writers in the department.
  • Perform all research for the department, identifying which grant opportunities the department will apply for.
  • Develop grant calendar, determining which grants will be written in each month.
  • Assign the grant writers and writing assistants to grants and tasks.
  • Hold weekly team meetings and as needed department meetings with other areas in the building when starting new grants so that everyone is on board with the grant plan.
  • Supervise 10 grant writers, 6 writing assistants, 3 fund-raising assistants, and 2 secretaries.
  • Develop email marketing funding raising goals, and telemarketing goals for the fund-raising assistants to reach each year through the mail, email, and phone programs.
  • Ensure that the entire grant writing department provides help with the large fund-raising events that the hospital puts on including the balls, walks, 5k, and other large events that are to large for the main fund-raising office to handle.
  • Write the website copy for the fund-raising web page. Ensure that it is has the proper density of key words in SEO format.
  • Write all the hospital pages and ensure that all on and off page SEO is being followed until the head SEO person comes back from maternity leave.
  • Raised grants for two hospitals, projects in Israel, green projects, health care programs, educational projects, and social service programs.
  • Developed a health care and workfare program in South Africa that required my presence there for over three months in order to lead the program and do the train the trainer program.
  • Raised on average $15-25 Million per year, depending upon the projects I was managing.
08/2006 to 09/2012
Grants Officer Boston Medical Center Boston, MA,
  • Raised funds for the consulting groups clients which included many clients located in Israel.
  • Wrote grants for unique school in Manhattan.
  • Wrote grants for program serving Veterans who had injuries returning from war. This program gave this hero's a trained dog to assist them in their daily life.
  • Raised funds and researched for the Migraine Research Fund
  • One of the Israel Based Funds was the Residential Treatment Center.
  • Also conducted research and raised funds relative to heart disease for an organization called Project Globe.
  • Another Israel based organization was HEMDA
2000 to 2012
Grants Officer Boston Medical Center Boston, MA,
  • Raised funds for nutrition for youth and young adults.
  • Developed a partnership with a inner city charter school with a low income high risk population
  • Formed an after school program with the charter school that met four times a week in an effort to keep the students off the street.
  • Raised over $700,000 per year to teach the students wrestling, weight lifting, and proper nutrition.
  • Provided the students with homework assistance and tutoring by a certified teacher.
  • Each student received a snack and their family was invited for dinner each night. They also received a pack of food on Thursday evening for the weekend.
01/2004 to 08/2006
Grant Writer Bancroft Pennsauken, NJ,
  • Wrote Grant Proposals for a hospital in upstate New York
  • Specialized in Cardiology, Orthopedics, and Opthalmology.
  • Raised over $5 Million to renovate the new wing for a new maternity ward for single birthing and recovery rooms.
  • Raised over $12 Million for a new surgical center.
  • Raised $2.3 Million for an inner city internal medicine clinic.
07/1998 to 07/2000
Grants Administrator/SEO International Charter School City, STATE,
  • Raised funds for special programs, textbooks and the after school program.
  • Designed, developed and created the after school program.
  • Obtained all the necessary funding to open and run it.
  • As a writer for the school, wrote the monthly newsletter, special letters going out to the parents, as well as all press releases.
  • Worked with school department leaders, school administrators, and Board of Directors to develop programs consistent with needs.
  • Was awarded grants from government, and private foundations including Federal Department of Community Involvement which was a partnership between our charter school and a charter school in Detroit, Michigan for a foreign language program since neither school had one. It was a $8.2 Million grant each year for 5 years.
Expected in 2012 to to
Diploma: Digital Marketing
Allison Business School - ,
Diploma, Digital Marketing 2012 Allison Business School - Schenectady
Expected in 2008 to to
Diploma: Human Resources
Allison Business School - ,
Diploma, Human Resources 2008 Allison Business School - Schenectady
Expected in 2007 to to
Diploma: Internet Marketing
Allison Business School - ,

Diploma, Internet Marketing 2007 Allison Business School - Schenectady

Expected in 2001 to to
Certificate: Medicine
Albany Medical College - ,
Certificate Mini-Medicine CertificateŸ2004-2006, Mini Med 10 Specialty Areas 2001 Albany Medical College - Schenectady
Expected in 2000 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Marketing/Writing
Sage College - Albany, NY
Bachelor of Arts, Marketing/Writing 2000 Sage College - Albany, NY Deans List
Expected in 1995 to to
Associate of Arts: Technical Writing
Schenectady County Community College - Schenectady, NY
Associate of Arts, Technical Writing 1995 Schenectady County Community College - Schenectady, NY
Professional Affiliations
  • American Grant Writers Association
  • National Writers Association
  • Southern California Writers
Core Accomplishments
  • Was awarded over $82,950,000 in 4 year period
  • Was awarded grants from government, and private foundations including Federal
  • Deans List
  • GPA: Deans List
  • Marketing/English Deans List
  • Created grants that were awarded more that $30 Million
  • Wrote and edited documents to keep staff informed on policies and procedures
  • Performed SEO Competitive Analysis Making recommendations for on and off page
  • Wrote over 15,000 articles on-line in a wide variety of subjects on site such as USA Today, New York Times, Parents, Travel, Entrepreneur Digest, What's New in So Cal and over 300 other major publications
  • Made improvements on 1,500 sites involving content, Header Tags, Alt Tags, and Image Tags
  • Instructed over 892 people in how to write grants.
  • Certificate Mini-Medicine Certificate
  • 2004-2006
  • Mini Med 10 Specialty Areas
  • Proposals
  • Grants
  • Letters of Inquiry
  • Grant Research
  • Non-Profit Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization Marketing - On and Off Page
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Writing Article, Blogs, Press Releases
  • Submitting Articles and Press Releases to Directories for Submission

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School Attended

  • Allison Business School
  • Allison Business School
  • Allison Business School
  • Albany Medical College
  • Sage College
  • Schenectady County Community College

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