Girl Scouts of Utah
  • 14-Feb-2018 to 11-Mar-2018 (MST)
  • Philanthropy
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 40000-45000
  • Full Time


Position: Grant Writer

Status: Full Time, Exempt

Location: Salt Lake City

Reports to: VP of Philanthropy


Why Work at Girl Scouts? 

Girl Scouts is the second most-trusted national brand. Founded on the legacy of Juliette Gordon Low and fueled by a century of caring adults, we are committed to building girls of courage, confidence and character in local communities. We believe in the POWER of G.I.R.L. and enable Kindergarten through High School-aged girls to find their inner Go-Getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker and Leader.

Locally, our team is driven to connect more girls to Girl Scouts in our rapidly growing state. To be relevant in today's world, we are transforming the girl and adult member experience. And, to lead this transformation, we are building a staff team of innovative, agile, tenacious, adaptable, committed and performance-driven individuals to engage next generation Girl Scouts, leaders and parents.

Job Purpose

Girl Scouts of Utah is seeking a Grant Writer to work closely and collaborate with the Vice President of Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships to cultivate and expand the Grant Program for Foundation and Corporate funders. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and project management skills. A thorough understanding of stewardship and donor cultivation is critical.


  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors
  • Provide stewardship to current donors
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting  
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested


  • Minimum of two years' experience with grant writing
  • Minimum of a high school diploma
  • Excellent written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals
  • Extremely high attention to detail
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques, strategies and research techniques for fundraising prospect research
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments
  • Able to work well in a team environment and handle multiple assignments


  •  Starting annual salary: $40,000 to $45,000, depending on experience
  • Benefits include medical insurance, 100% employer paid dental insurance, life insurance, and short-term and long-term disability.
  • Employer 4% matching 401(k) plan.
  • Generous paid PTO and Holidays.


Please include resume and cover letter

Girl Scouts of Utah is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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