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Contract Grant Writer

Job Location

Hybrid preferred (on-site and remote)

Published By

Neighborhood House

Type of Job


Published Date

March 14, 2023 at 4:00:00 PM

About the job

On a foundation of Christian principles, Neighborhood House provides transformational programs that positively impact low-to-moderate income individuals, families, and communities. This is accomplished by offering a wide variety of programs and services, including Family Services and Homelessness Prevention, Comprehensive Housing Counseling, Financial Literacy Counseling, Youth Development with before and afterschool care, a five-star Early Learning Center and Early Childhood Assistance Program Preschool, and a host of other intergenerational supports.

Founded in 1927 by two United Methodist women, Neighborhood House promotes community engagement and development by providing programs that educate, enlighten, and empower people to improve their lives.

The right candidate for this position will help Neighborhood House, in a strategic, methodical way, identify new sources of funding, working with senior leaders to research, draft, and submit successful grant proposals.


Duties for the Contract Grant Manager position will include researching, drafting, and submitting successful grant proposals. The right candidate will respond to funders’ questions about a proposal, develop relationships with key donors and funding agencies, and document a grant’s impact at the conclusion of a project. 

Prior experience and proven results in successful grant writing will aid our organization in serving the public by securing continuous funding, improving business opportunities through effective funding programs, and executing meaningful projects that empower vulnerable communities.

If you're interested in this position, email your cover letter and resume to Alison Windle, or click Apply Now to upload and send your documents. 


Contract is negotiable and commensurate with prior experience and results. 

About us

For more than 95 years, Neighborhood House has been offering hope to children and their families. From housing counseling and foreclosure prevention to family services and youth development, our programs create lasting change in low-to-moderate income communities.


1218 B Street, Wilmington, DE, USA

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