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Providence Senior Grants Officer in Portland, Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Grants Officer to the System Office of Philanthropy in Portland, OR .

We are seeking a Senior Grants Officer who will drive efforts to secure six- and seven-figure gifts from large regional and national funders. The Senior Grants Officer collaborates with the Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations in developing and writing large-scale proposals above $100,000 to private foundations,corporate entities, and public programs. This role will be accountable for achieving a $1.5-$2M individual fundraising goal, building to a team annual goal of $4M . This employee will lead relations with 50 high net worth organizational donors on a national scale. The Senior Grants Officer will also drive relations with a several executive and program leaders and develop a strategic fundraising framework for each leader/team. In this entrepreneurial role, this employee will need to build from the ground up relations with new national donors and internal programs unfamiliar with fundraising work.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage engagement with a portfolio of up to 50 active and prospective private foundations and corporate funders with six- and seven-figure gift potential. In collaboration with medical, program, and executive leaders, engagement will include phone/video conversations, in-person visits, and written communications, including letters of inquiry, proposals (above $100k), reports, and informal updates.

  • Develop strong and productive working relationships with medical, program, and executive leaders; drive creation of grant-seeking strategies with 4 thematic fundraising areas.

  • Educate team and organizational leaders on current trends in philanthropy, grant-making, and healthcare associated fundraising.

  • Identify, qualify and systematize prospective funder and grant opportunities via rigorous prospect research.

  • Develop cross-functional working patterns and pathways for collaborative grants work with regional grant writers; lead collaborative approaches with certain high-net worth organizational donors.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • 5 years demonstrated experience and success in program development and grant writing.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 3 years experience in communicating with diverse health care constituencies, including physicians, administrators, other health care professionals .

About the department you will serve.

Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Foundation

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 280732