Grant Writer

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Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?

Then come join the Catholic Charities Team!

Since 1938 we have grown to over 70 programs, providing assistance to individuals and families throughout the Diocese of Paterson and beyond – we provide help and create hope for thousands of people each day. Our ability to deliver support, education, sustenance and so much more to those in need is extensive. Through Catholic Family and Community Services, the Department for Persons with Disabilities and Straight and Narrow we offer life-changing resources in multiple facets for the families and individuals we serve. We truly have a rich history of providing essential services to our communities.

A renowned agency like Catholic Charities requires a phenomenal people to support their efforts. We are currently looking for a Grant Writer, to join and support the administrative team.

Grant Writer (Part time)

Hours: 18 Hours per week; flexible; non-exempt position; remote work opportunities

Location: Clifton NJ


Under the supervision of the Development Director and CEO, and working collaboratively with Executive and Program Directors, Catholic Charities’ Grant Writer will be responsible for producing high quality grant proposals within a specified timeframe that result in funding.

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Paterson has a multitude of diverse programs and capital improvement needs. We are seeking a part-time grant writer and coordinator who will be a key part of our Development Team. The person in this role will be responsible for building the grant writing function of our organization and working equitably with all 3 of our agencies: Straight and Narrow, Catholic Family and Community Services and the Department for Persons with Disabilities.

The Grant Writer will work with program leaders across Catholic Charities to draft grant proposals and reports, develop content for fundraising requests and communications to foundations, coordinate proposals and report submissions to funders, conduct prospect research, and assist with other development projects as needed.

This is a newly-created position, and we are looking for someone who is eager to jump in, learn quickly, and take initiative.


  • Education Requirements:
    • Bachelors degree in English, communications, creative writing or related field
    • Advanced degree preferred
    • CFRE certification preferred
    • Grant writing certification preferred
  • Fundraising experience
    • with a specific history of applying for and obtaining foundation grants
  • Minimum 2 years Grant Writing Experience
  • Proof of a valid New Jersey driver’s license, adequate automobile insurance coverage and vehicle for use on the job.

So if you’re looking for a company where you will be challenged, respected, and valued, then this opportunity is for you.  Additionally, if you’re looking for an organization that’s invested in your personal development, offers rewarding work and a great team environment then apply today.

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