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Foundation Grant Manager

Foundation Grant Manager

Requisition ID 
Other Professional Non-Clinical
Position Type 
Full Time
Philanthropy Services
US-MO-Saint Louis

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


Responsibilities and Qualifications

Applicants are encouraged/advised to provide a link to their professional portfolio and/or writing samples along with resume.


The Foundation Grant Manager is responsible for conducting activities required to prepare, submit and manage grant proposals to support Mercy hospitals and clinics. This includes researching, compiling, writing and editing grant applications, as well as developing templates to streamline the grant proposal process. This position will work closely with internal project managers to monitor funding expenditures and outcome reporting and act as liaison with program staff and funding agencies. This position performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.


Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:



  • Write and edit proposals and concept papers in response to grant funding guidelines and comply with all follow-up grant reporting as required.
  • Identify and conduct prospect research for potential grant support.
  • Manage a calendar of grant deadlines.
  • Work in conjunction with designated program staff to identify priority projects and obtain necessary information for grant proposals.
  • Research demographic and other quantitative information in support of proposals.
  • Strategically plan, maintain and track all required actions and records of each grant in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Build relationships with potential and actual contributors in a strategic manner.
  • Work collaboratively with co-workers in the region and throughout communities that may be conducting similar efforts.
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.
  • Attend AHP / AFP / GPA workshops to enhance grant efforts.



  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • Minimum three years experience with grant writing or demonstrated track record in writing persuasive, clear and concise proposals.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • Able to plan, prioritize, shift priorities if necessary, and coordinate multiple projects to meet deadlines.
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Energetic and flexible.
  • Good follow-through.
  • Strongly preferred: three or more years experience working with government grants.


We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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