Rochester Regional Health Foundations - Grants Associate Email

AFP Member? Yes
Name of Organization: Rochester Regional Health Foundations
Title of Position: Grants Associate
Starting Date: 01/03/2022
Salary Information: Rochester Regional Health is a values-driven organization that believes in Inclusion. Prior to applying, if you would like an accurate salary range based on your professional experience please send your resume and a brief note to Barb Antczak at [email protected].
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Description of Responsibilities: The Grants Associate reports to the Director, Grants and supports the overall fundraising efforts of the grants team. They research potential funders and gather data for grant proposals in partnership with others on the grants team and the Foundation staff. The Grants Associate is also responsible for establishing relationships with a portfolio of funders and writing grants.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and qualify private foundations, government grant programs, and other potential grant makers to guide the grants team strategy 
  • Analyze local and state-level data to support case statements for Rochester Regional Health programs and projects 
  • Cultivate relationships with a portfolio of grant funders for programmatic and capital projects 
  • Collaborate with Foundation staff to assist with proposal writing, fundraising strategy and additional writing tasks as assigned 
  • Contribute to team discussions with system-wide managers and staff to identify potentially grant fundable projects 
  • Consistently use the Raiser’s Edge database to document all activities, including written strategies, actions and proposals

Organization's Financial Sources:
Foundation and Corporate Grants
Special Events
United Way
Government Grants
Interest Income

Professional membership dues in AFP paid by organization
Salary Increment Policy
Performance Review Policy
Vacation and Holiday Policy
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan 

Education: Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. - At least 2 years of experience in development, grant writing or other fundraising roles.

Experience/Personal Qualifications: 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 
  • At least 2 years of experience in development, grant writing or other fundraising roles.

Desired Attributes:

  • Basic knowledge of fundraising principles and willing to learn grant writing and grant management processes, with an emphasis on research, qualification and proposal writing 
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks, manage a timeline and adapt quickly to updated priorities and projects 
  • Strong desire to contribute to the success of the Grants Team with focus, energy and problem-solving ability 
  • Excellent business acumen and superior written communication skills 
  • Willingness to jump in where needed, work independently and learn 
  • Experience with online grant submission platforms (NYS Grants Gateway, and knowledge of research databases for grant seeking, IRS Form 990, and statistical data to support need statements is a plus.

Specific Requirements of Position:
Grant Writing
Computer - Database
Computer - Spreadsheets
Computer - Word Processing

Position Reports to: Amy Hall, Director, Grants

Send Correspondence to:
Barb Antczak
Director, Talent Acquisition
Rochester Regional Health
Rochester, New York
[email protected]

Include with Correspondence:
Cover Letter

Other: Benefits information at