APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and
promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities
and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit,
federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people
annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations
throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and
behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health
education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For
people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits
counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of
Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed
services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and
legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities,
provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across
the country, and conduct community-based research on issues
affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please
visit us at aplahealth.org .
We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance (no cost for employee)
- Vision Insurance (no cost for employee)
- Long Term Disability
- Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- 10 Paid Holidays
- 3 Personal Days
- 10 Vacation Days
- 12 Sick Days
- Metro reimbursement or free parking
- Employer Matched 403b Retirement Plan
This is a great opportunity to make a difference!
In collaboration with and under supervision of the Institutional
Giving Manager, the Grants Writer Coordinator is responsible for
securing funding for APLA Health & Wellness operations and
program needs through prospect research, writing and timely
submission of high-quality, compelling letters of inquiry,
proposals and grant reports to new and existing government and
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Manage a portfolio of grant prospects and be responsible for a
- Conduct extensive prospect research on governmental, corporate
and private foundation grant-making organizations and analyze them
to identify likely new funding sources;
- Discuss program requirements and sources with Institutional
Giving Manager and department subject matter experts, gathering and
formatting information, writing drafts, and obtaining
- Create and maintain up-to-date language regarding the
organization and the organizations programs;
- Write grant proposals, according to format required, and submit
proposals to funding agency or foundation based on deadline;
- Assist program personnel in writing periodic reports to comply
with grant requirements;
- Assist in maintaining relationships through outreach and
- Assist in the maintenance of a proposal calendar and annual
- Input and maintain accurate foundation information in Donor
- As directed, prepare status reports for organization leadership
regarding grants, partnerships and prospects;
- Actively participate in Advancement Team meetings, projects,
- Will work under direction of the Institutional Giving Manager
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS
Training and Experience:
Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Communications, Nonprofit
Management, Public or Business Administration related fields, or
3+ years minimum experience in development, grant writing and
strategic fund raising.
2+ years government grants (local, state, federal) required.
Awareness and sensitivity to the issues facing members of the LGBT
community and to people living with HIV.
Excellent time management and project management skills. Strong
organizational skills and attention to details. Demonstrated
ability to coordinate and successfully handle multiple projects and
competing timelines, priorities and deadlines.
Exhibit strong expository writing skills and a high-level command
of grammar and spelling.
Demonstrated prospect research, analytical and planning
High-level computer literacy skills, including knowledge of
Microsoft Word and Excel, and experience with internet research
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Working knowledge of donor management databases (such as
Understand and execute complex instructions.
Meet hard deadlines.
Learn from rejection and persist.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team
environment of diverse individuals.
Travel locally and work some weekday evenings and weekends as
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional
bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials
weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a
personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text
on the computer terminal and on paper.
Must possess a valid California drivers license; proof of auto
liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for
work related purposes.
COVID vaccination is required and APLA Health will consider
accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons.
NOTE: Please include resume and cover letter when applying.
Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.