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Grants Writer


Full time


The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Develop grant proposals;
  • Research and identify potential funding sources both public and private;
  • Develop partnerships with community agencies and cultivate relationships with potential funders;
  • Manage contracting process to include review of contract language, grant tracking and database maintenance; and
  • Coordinate remittance of periodic reporting requirements for various funding sources.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Candidates must have three years of grant writing and research and program development experience, and experience working for a Not-For-Profit and Community Based Organizations (CBO) is preferred. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word, along with strong oral and written communication skills, is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in an applicable field is required. 

Placement: RCIL offers multiple schedule options for its staff. Employees can work a flexible schedule with three-day weekends every other week OR a standard 8:00am-4:00pm schedule working from home every other Friday. Additional flexible 30-to-37.5-hour weekly schedule is an option.

Compensation: Dependent upon experience.

Travel Required: Yes

Location: Utica, NY

RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.


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Recruiting Contact:

Nate Discavage


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A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment.

It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.

RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in the office.

RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; elders; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.

It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activities.  Apply today to make a difference!

This document was developed under grant CFDA 93.778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.