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  • Date posted
    April 30, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $38 - $43 / hour
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Grant Writer

We are growing to serve our community! If you’re passionate about making a difference, we have an exciting opportunity for you. Bayview Hunters Point Foundation is seeking dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our team. We are currently seeking a Grant Writer.

Who We Are:

Bayview Hunters Point Foundation has been at the heart of social justice for over 50 years, providing support services for predominantly low-income people of color in the Bayview and throughout San Francisco.

Our mission is to build a community that is empowered, clean, safe and healthy. We are focused on multidisciplinary, community-informed support for our clients, addressing the root causes of unemployment and homelessness, and advocating for the basic human rights of food, health, economic and housing security.

Today, BVHPF’s nearly 200 employees serve over 5,000 disadvantaged clients each year. Our programs include:

  • Mental health counseling for youth and adults
  • School-based mental health services
  • Substance abuse counseling and methadone treatment
  • Family transitional and supportive housing
  • Rapid rehousing and flex pool housing programs
  • Case management services at several homeless and housing programs
  • Bayview SAFE Navigation Center

Position Overview:

We are seeking a skilled grant writer to join our team and help us secure funding for our organization’s programs and initiatives. The successful candidate will be responsible for researching potential funding opportunities, developing compelling grant proposals, and maintaining relationships with funders. This is a half-time (20 hours/week), exempt position with competitive compensation and benefits, reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Mission Officer. This position may also be structured as an independent contractor, with negotiable hours and compensation.

Required Duties:

  • Research potential funding opportunities from government agencies, foundations, and corporations
  • Develop a grant research, proposal and report tracking system
  • Develop and write grant proposals that clearly communicate the organization’s mission, goals, and impact
  • Collaborate with program staff to gather information for proposals and reports
  • Maintain accurate records of all grant proposals, applications, and reports
  • Track deadlines and ensure that all grant applications are submitted on time
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with funders through regular communication and updates
  • Stay current on trends and best practices in grant writing and fundraising


  • Minimum of three years demonstrated successful experience in grant writing and fundraising
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with the ability to write clear, compelling, and persuasive grant proposals and reports
  • Strong research and analytical skills, with the ability to identify potential funding sources and track grant application requirements and deadlines
  • Experience working with government agencies, foundations, and corporations
  • Familiarity with grant management software and databases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with funders and internal stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned by the CEO and CMO

What We Offer:

  • Insurance: Coverage for medical, dental, life and vision, with varying levels of plans to choose from.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Including vacation days and sick leave
  • Holidays: 17 Employer-paid holidays
  • Flexible Work Arrangements: Hybrid schedules available for certain positions
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs): Offering counseling, support services, and resources for personal or work-related issues.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities for training, workshops, or skills development programs.
  • Paid Parental Leave: Time off for new parents, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
  • Voting Time Off (VTO): Allowing employees to take paid time off to vote.

Compensation & Shift Hours

$38-$43/hour ($40,000-$50,000 annually for a 50% FTE position). This position may also be structured as an independent contractor, with negotiable hours and compensation.

What Awaits You:

You’ll be embraced by a dynamic team of seasoned professionals who are passionate about their field, which will support your personal and professional growth. Additionally, we highly value work-life balance and are committed to working collaboratively with you to meet your professional endeavors. Are you ready to elevate your career to new heights? At Bayview Hunters Point Foundation we’re not just offering a job – we’re offering an opportunity to be a part of something bigger. Join our innovative and passionate team, where your skills and ambitions will find the perfect place to flourish!?

Work Location:

Remote or hybrid in San Francisco, CA 94124

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Notice: All job descriptions are to be used as guides only. They do not constitute contracts, commitments or promises of any kind. Bayview Hunters Point Foundation reserves the right to change, add, delete, upgrade or downgrade positions as dictated by business necessity at any time with or without notice. Bayview Hunters Point Foundation is a welcoming space for all, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace where all individuals feel valued, respected, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. Candidates from a diversity of backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Bayview Hunters Point Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.