Imagine the opportunity to bring your talent to a high-performing organization making a meaningful difference in the lives of men, women and children all across Chicago. We are one of the nation’s premier, nonprofit organizations dedicated to feeding hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. We are dynamic, mission-focused, innovative, values-driven, diverse, focused, impactful and energetic. We believe in inspiring change and know change only happens when everyone has a voice and a place at the table. It starts by unleashing the joy and potential in each other and the people we serve.
The Grant Writer supports institutional giving efforts at the Food Depository. Works on a team to prepare grant proposals, reports and other correspondence in accordance with donors’ guidelines and criteria. Develops in conjunction with Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations overall strategy for corporate and foundation giving including identification, solicitation, cultivation and stewardship strategies. Collaborates with other departments to identify top corporate prospects and provides input on partnership development. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the Food Depository’s programs and services.