Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Health and Hospital Corporation is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Health and Hospital Corporation also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Job Role Summary

The Grants Writer is supervised by the Grants Administrator, and is responsible for assisting the Grants Department in: (1) all functions of grants-related fundraising. Specific Grants Writer duties include prospecting new funding sources, writing and editing, and ensuring timely and accurate development and submission of proposals. 

Ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field; master’s level education preferred. Candidate must have excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills with ability to work professionally and efficiently in time-sensitive environment. Must be able to read and interpret complex guidelines, data, and legal documents. 


  • Bachelor's degree in public health, journalism, business, or related field is required.  
  • An advance degree is preferred. 
  • Three or more year’s related experience and/or training in grant writing; or equivalent combination of education and experience is also required.  
  • Program development and project management experience preferred. 
  • Federal grants management experience preferred, including but not limited to, interpreting and applying provisions of Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements, 2 CFR Part 200 et.al.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Must have ability to:

  • Read, analyze, and interpret complex documents (proposal requests/legal documents)
  • Develop budgets, including formulation of salaries, costs, and percentages.
  • Handle several tasks under time pressures and competing deadlines.
  • Consistently complete applications and reports by established deadlines.
  • Manage and maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Effectively present information to individuals and groups.
  • Respond to inquiries in a timely and professional manner.  
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Use Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe suite
  • Use copy/fax/scan machines
  • Organize a proposal effectively and efficiently with attention to detail.


Special Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills. 
  • Firm understanding of program development and grant writing
  • Excellent time management skills.  
  • Strong planning and organization skills, including attention to details.  
  • Ability to manage all aspects of the job with little supervisory oversight.
  • Must maintain confidentiality of information.  
  • Must be willing to work occasional evenings or weekends.

Working Enviornment

Internal and External Contacts:

  • Organization-wide Staff
  • Department Staff
  • Senior Management
  • Vendors/Suppliers    
  • Government Agencies

Mental/Visual/Physical Strain:

  • Confined sitting: 70%
  • Steady use of hands or fingers: 35%
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis