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Grant Writer

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Grant Writer for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 185186


Responsible for providing funding for identified local, network and system priorities by writing grants to private, government and corporate funders for support; building and maintaining relationships with current funders; and researching and following up with new prospects.


  1. Synthesizes complex information into clear and concise letters of inquiry, grant proposals, funder reports, and briefing papers.
  2. Develops six and seven figure private, corporate and governmental grant proposals for programs, community health initiatives (social determinants), general operations, and capital projects for PeaceHealth.
  3. Understands PeaceHealth’s local, network and systemwide funding priorities and programs for which funding is requested.
  4. Interviews key people in the organization and performs comprehensive research into the project.
  5. Assists in the development of a Strategic Grant Funding plan which is prioritized and supports PeaceHealth’s mission and strategic plan.
  6. Assists PeaceHealth (local, network, system-wide) to identify grant writing opportunities.
  7. Builds and maintains existing relationships to sustain revenues through private foundation, government, and corporate support.
  8. Provides consultation to PeaceHealth networks during project prioritization process.
  9. Coordinates grants to avoid competition between networks during same funding cycles.
  10. Works directly with regional staff to meet reporting requirements for grant funded projects.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training and experience.



  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in grant writing and research required. 
  • Proven track record of six and seven figure funded proposals.



  • Ability to travel required.
  • Analytical and persuasive writing and superior editing skills required.
  • Thorough attention to detail, project management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to convey complex information in a clear manner.
  • Excellent project management skills with experience in managing and supervising administrative projects with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines, prioritize tasks, and motivate others to comply with deadlines
  • Strong computer knowledge and administrative skills.



  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from up to 65% of the time
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (up to 65% of work time).





For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!


To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.


Location: Vancouver, Shared Services Center
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $0, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: NA


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

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